The Viking Age in Southern Scotland:new thoughts on old finds by Adrian Maldonaldo

Adrian gave us an analysis of the historical and archaeological evidence concerning what is known as the Viking Age –…Continue readingThe Viking Age in Southern Scotland:new thoughts on old finds by Adrian Maldonaldo

2022 Members Outing to Thirlestane Castle

Twenty three members enjoyed an interesting outing to Thirlestane Castle in Lauder on Tuesday 28th June 2022. Two guides escorted…Continue reading2022 Members Outing to Thirlestane Castle

Wreath laying: A tribute to the many injured and killed from all over Europe

The members of the Siege of Haddington Research Group (SHRG) have spent the last 5 years trawling the archives looking for…Continue readingWreath laying: A tribute to the many injured and killed from all over Europe

Siege Symposium

Traces of the Past – Local Historians search the archives for the ‘Lost Fortifications’ of Haddington Haddington’s History Society teamed…Continue readingSiege Symposium

Programme for 2022-23

All talks will be held in the West Church Sanctuary, Court Street, Haddington at 7.30pm. Doors open at 7pm. Access…Continue readingProgramme for 2022-23

Convenor’s Report Season 2021-22

21st April 2022 Membership numbers                                            89 Average attendance and number of guests        33 + 3 Our programme for 2021/22 started…Continue readingConvenor’s Report Season 2021-22

The Peebles Hoard

The final talk in our 2021/22 season was given by Emily Freeman, manager of the Treasure Trove Unit in Scotland.…Continue readingThe Peebles Hoard

Lost Haddington

Lifetime Haddington resident John Hamilton has taken on the mantle of past collectors of photographs of Haddington such as George…Continue readingLost Haddington

Stories from Garleton: A Castle’s Tale

In a very entertaining talk David Connolly led us through some of the complexities of the construction and history of…Continue readingStories from Garleton: A Castle’s Tale

The Grand Fleet in the Forth – The Royal Navy in World War 1

Andrew Kerr treated us to a detailed and fascinating talk covering the range of naval actions in WW1 – those…Continue readingThe Grand Fleet in the Forth – The Royal Navy in World War 1