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WW1 exhibition now open

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A NEW exhibition about World War One has opened at Helensburgh and Lomond Civic Centre following the centenary of the Armistice.

Many local artefacts and connections are on display in the cafe area of the Civic Centre in East Clyde Street.

Mounted jointly by Helensburgh Heritage Trust and the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Museum, it brings together many items and facets of local interest relating to Helensburgh and district and how it was affected by the war.

The exhibition was opened on November 15 by David Clark, chairman of the Heritage Trust, and Gerald Mortimer of the A&SH Museum.

The exhibition, organised by Trust director Nigel Allan, will be in place for about three months. Admission is free, and it is open during Civic Centre opening hours.

Pictured at the opening ceremony are Gerald Mortimer, David Clark and Allison Spark, curator of the A&SH Museum.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 27 November 2018 17:18 )  

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First 2019 Open Meeting

LocalHistory-wAt the first Open Meeting of 2019 at Helensburgh Civic Centre on Wednesday January 30 at 7.30pm Trust directors will tell the stories relating to several local images from bygone years.

Winter Talks

Wednesday September 26 — Bruce Jamieson: Developing the Mackintosh Club

Wednesday October 31 — AGM; then David Clark: How Helensburgh ended the Great War

Wednesday November 28 — Eric Thompson: Helensburgh and the Peace Movement

Wednesday January 30 — Trust members: brief talks on images of the past

Wednesday February 27 — Robert Ryan: Loch Lomond islands by canoe

Wednesday March 27 — Jon Reid: The Royal Northern Story


 Meetings in Helensburgh Civic Centre at 7.30pm.

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