Keep up-to-date with all the latest news about our annual History Fair. This year’s event will be on the held on Saturday 2nd June, 2012 at the Walker Halls in Troon and promises to be a wonderful day out for anyone interested in family history and their Ayrshire roots.
Our speaker’s for the day are
Tom Barclay, Local Studies Librarian, South Ayrshire Council.
The Iron Road to Troon: a bi-centenary celebration of Scotland’s first proper railway
Mark Nixon, Honorary Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Edinburgh
Political Agitation in Late 19th Century Ayrshire
Dr Iain Banks, Senior Lecturer, Battlefield Archaeology, University of Glasgow
The Archaeology of Battlefields
James Beaton, Project Manager, National Piping Centre
Piping and the Piper – tradition, change and the Highland Bagpipe
Prices for talks
Talks will be held throughout the day. For more information please view our Programme of Events.
- £10 for the day
- £3 per talk or £5 for two talks
There will be a large range of stalls available from 9.00am – 4.30pm. These will include: Family History Societies, Local and National History organisations and professional and commercial businesses. There will also be a specialist Scottish bookshop. Admission to the stalls is free.