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Yetholm History Society

The Society meets on the First Tuesday of the month from October till May in the Mission Hall, Town Yetholm at 7.30pm.

You can contact Yetholm History Society by post:

Hilltoun View
High Street
TOWN YETHOLM
TD5 8RG

Or by telephone: 01573 420602

The Society is now a Registered Charity SC044596

(Membership £6, or £2 per meeting)

Syllabus for the 2016/17 session.

Tuesday October 4th - Richard Carlton: Exploring the Scottish Army’s Routes to and from the Battle of Flodden.

Saturday October 22nd - Derek Robeson: A Closer Look at Kelso’s Past. (A tour of Kelso lasting approx 2 hours. Meet Knowes car park 2 pm, no dogs. £2.00)

Tuesday November 1st - Graeme Watson: The Last of the Wandering Minstrels: the Life and Poetry of Robert Gray, ‘the Yetholm Poet’. Book launch.

Tuesday December 6th - Christmas Meal at the Border Hotel, Kirk Yetholm, 7.00 for 7.30pm

January- no meeting

Tuesday February 7th - AGM. Followed by Matt Seattle: The Border Pipes and the Yetholm Connection, with readings and tunes.

Tuesday March 7th - Christine Henderson and Juline Baird: The Kelso Archives Project.

Tuesday April 4th - Sasha Devine: The Rev. John Baird and the Yetholm Gypsies.

Tuesday May 2nd - Elizabeth Watson: Hot Soup and Hard Work: A short talk and exhibition to celebrate 185 years of Yetholm School. NB This will be at Yetholm School.

Saturday May 20th - (proposed) A Visit to Eyemouth : the Fort, the Museum, Gunsgreen House.
Details to follow.

Yetholm History Society, Scotland