Perth and Kinross Remembers – One Day Conference

17th March 2017 AK Bell Library

This one day event will showcase the work of local researchers and highlight First World War research projects which have been carried out in a bid to explore the impact of the Great War in Perth and Kinross.

Our guest speaker for the day will be the broadcaster and author Trevor Royle who specialises in the history of war and empire.

This event gives groups within Perth and Kinross Remembers the opportunity to publicise their forthcoming events and memorialisation projects.

Full programme:

Perth and Kinross Remembers

Programme

9.30 Registration and coffee

10 welcome

10.05 The impact of war on local communities

  • The wartime experiences of the McNicoll family – farm labourers from Blackhill Farm at Airlie in Angus Rae Taylor
  • The Duke of Atholl and the Scottish National War Memorial Dr Ann Petrie
  • Scone Remembers – exploring the lives and experiences of three men from the Scone Roll of Honour Dr Peter Olsen

11.15 break

11.45 – 1.00

  • Arras Lt Col Andy Middlemiss DL
  • Legacy of Sacrifice’ The Scottish National War Memorial Lt Col Roger Binks

1.00pm  Lunch

2.00pm Guest speaker Trevor Royle

Trevor Royle will take questions and after discussion we will have an opportunity for information sharing about future events and projects – if you would like to use this event to publicise your FWW projects please email nmcowmeadow@culturepk.org.uk

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