Arrangements for our 2014 South Ayrshire History & Family History Fair on Saturday 7th June are well underway with the four guest speakers booked.
Thomas Clancy, University of Glasgow
Language and land in 12th and 13th century Ayrshire: Place Names and Charters
Derek Alexander, National Trust for Scotland
Digging for a Victory: searching for the archaeology of Bannockburn
Tom Barclay, Local Studies Librarian, South Ayrshire Council
Ayrshire’s Great War: the local impact of the 1914-1918 Global Conflict
Alistair McEwan, Project Coordinator of Edinburgh’s War Project
‘Title to be confirmed. The subject will be the World War One enlistment of Scottish emigrants in the forces of their adopted countries, and the return of many of them to Scotland to enlist’
As usual, the Fair will be held in the Walker Halls, Troon, from 10am until 4pm. Further details will be appearing on the blog in due course.
History Fair Enquiries
If you have any enquiries that you have about the History Fair or would like to make a booking please do not hesitate to contact us.
South Ayrshire History Fair,
Library HQ, John Pollock Centre, Mainholm Road,
Ayr KA8 0QD
Tel: 01292 294320 or 294303 Fax: 01292 619019