The Friends of the Archive organise an annual lecture programme which brings people together to share their interest in local history.
All are welcome to attend the talks which are free to members and £5 for non-members.
Talks in 2017/2018
All talks take place in either the Soutar Theatre or Sandeman Meeting Room at the A K Bell Library, York Place, Perth, PH2 8EP.
Please note the varied times and that all talks require booking.
|1917 – Total War
by Mike Taylor
|Thursday 21 Sept 2017, 6.30pm, Soutar Theatre|
|Carolina Lady Nairne: Songs and History
by Dr Nicola Cowmeadow & Syd House, MBE
|Thursday 19 Oct 2017, 2pm, Soutar Theatre|
|Historic Trees of Perthshire
by Dr David Robertson
|Thursday 23 Nov 2017, 2pm, Soutar Theatre|
|The Rev. James McLagan (1728-1805), the Perth Literary and Antiquarian Society and an Irish Gaelic Manuscript in Perth
by Professor Roibeard O’Maolalaigh
|Thursday 22 Feb 2018, 2pm, Sandeman Meeting Room|
|Cradle of Scotland: the archaeological dig at Forteviot
by Professor Steven Driscoll
|Thursday 22 March 2018, 2pm, Sandeman Meeting Room|
|The History of Pitlochry Dam
by Gillian O’Reilly
|Thursday 19 April 2018, 6.30pm, Sandeman Meeting Room|
|An Archivists Life for Me
by Steve Connelly
|Thursday 24 May 2018, 6.30pm, Soutar Theatre|
Contact 01738 477022 or firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your seat.