The Himalayas

Posted on November 18th, 2017

Our Final Event of 2017 – not to be missed!

Other Times – Other Places
The Himalayas
A story of how it was in days gone by, and how it is today?

Presented by Jim Todd and John Clemmens

Jim was created in Calcutta in 1932 and educated at the Mount Hermon School in Darjeeling until 1944

As you all know, John has been a regular visitor to India since 1962. It now feels like going home.
His promise is that YOUR evening will be entertaining with tales of life and missed opportunities with so much else thrown in for pure enjoyment.

Please come along
Tuesday 28th November 2017
Community Centre
19.30 hrs (7.30 pm)

£2 members / £3 non members
refreshments will be served.

Tour of Cultybraggan

Posted on May 28th, 2017

Please find attached our membership renewal letter for 2017.
The letter includes updates on our current projects, a list of our events this year & the renewal form. Please also remember to fill in the Gift Aid form is you are agreeable to this.

We are aiming to organise a tour of Cultybraggan, (more…)

Attic Treasure

Posted on October 24th, 2014

Event Attic Treasure
Date 24th Oct. 2014
Time 7:30 pm
Details

We are delighted that Trevor Kyle, Director of Lyon & Turnbull will join us for an evening of inspecting your “Attic Treasures”.  Trevor specialises in silver and jewellery but comes with a wealth of knowledge about fine arts and antiques. 

For £5 you can bring up to 4 items to be looked over by Trevor.
Refreshments will be served.

Venue North Queensferry Community Centre

From Catwalk to Granny and Back

Posted on November 16th, 2012

Event From Catwalk to Granny and Back
Date 16th Nov. 2012
Time 7:30 pm
Details

A lighthearted look at how Hazel became involved in millinery from sharing her granny’s interest in hats to having her own work modeled on the catwalk. She will bring along samples of her work for people to look at and try on and is happy to comment on hats brought along by the audience.

Presenter: Hazel Kettles

Price: £5.00
£4.00 (members)

Venue North Queensferry Community Centre

Autumn Bird & Nature Walk

Posted on September 15th, 2012

Event Autumn Bird & Nature Walk
Date 15th Sep. 2012
Time 9:00 am
Details

Spot the arrival of the winter migrants and visitors.

Presenter: John Done

Venue War Memorial

Early steamers of the Forth

Posted on January 24th, 2012

Event Early steamers of the Forth
Date 24th Jan. 2012
Time 7:30 pm
Details

A look at the beginning of steamship services in and from the Forth and the history of the “Brilliant” in particular.  Learn things you didn’t know about the dawn of steamship travel.

Presenter: Colin Bain

Price: £3.00
£2.00 (members)

Venue North Queensferry Community Centre

Battle of Inverkeithing & Pitreavie 1651 – Cause & Effect

Posted on November 16th, 2010

Event Battle of Inverkeithing & Pitreavie 1651 – Cause & Effect
Date 16th Nov. 2010
Time 7:30 pm
Details

Some have described the Battle of Inverkeithing and Pitreavie, during which many Scots died, as a minor skirmish but Oliver Cromwell himself described it as “an unspeakable mercy”. Whose description is correct and how important was this battle to British history?

Venue> North Queensferry Community Centre

Autumn Bird Walk

Posted on September 18th, 2010

Event Autumn Bird Walk
Date 18th Sep. 2010
Time 9:00 am
Details

Spot the arrival of the winter migrants and visitors.

Venue War Memorial

Antiques Road Show

Posted on November 20th, 2009

Event Antiques Road Show
Date 20th Nov. 2009
Time 7:00 pm
Details

Trevor Kyle, from the Edinburgh auction house Lyon & Turnbull, will spend an evening examining some of the items brought along by the audience, giving a potted history of the item and a valuation.  The evening will begin at 7.00pm with wine and nibbles while items are displayed and examined by Trevor.

Venue North Queensferry Community Centre

AGM

Posted on October 13th, 2009

Events – AGM

Event AGM
Date 13th Oct. 2009
Time 6:30 pm
Details
Venue North Queensferry Community Centre