Society Talks: Radar and the Air Defence System in Scotland

A talk by, Ian Brown, Curator at the National Museum of Flight at East Fortune, was held on 15th February…Continue readingSociety Talks: Radar and the Air Defence System in Scotland

Society Talks: Mary Wyndham, Countess of Wemyss – A Tale from Gosford 

A talk by local historian, Ailsa Fortune, was held on 18th January 2024 at the Holy Trinity Church, Church Road, Haddington.…Continue readingSociety Talks: Mary Wyndham, Countess of Wemyss – A Tale from Gosford 

Society Talks: Members night – Four Forgotten Haddingtonians

At the Members night on Thursday 7 December at 7.30pm three Committee Members gave brief talks on four forgotten Haddingtonians.…Continue readingSociety Talks: Members night – Four Forgotten Haddingtonians

Society Talks: The Republican Era in British History

A talk by Jonathan Cobb, Historian and Author on the Republican Era in British History was held on 16th November 2023…Continue readingSociety Talks: The Republican Era in British History

Society Talks: Mary of Guelders, (Queen of James II) and her connections to the Trinity Church in Edinburgh

A talk by Dr Amy Hayes on Mary of Guelders, (Queen of James II) and her connections to the Trinity…Continue readingSociety Talks: Mary of Guelders, (Queen of James II) and her connections to the Trinity Church in Edinburgh

The Parthenon Marbles and the Local Connection: Mary Nisbet, Countess of Elgin

Presented by Ailsa Fortune September 2023 – At a significant time in the saga of the ‘Elgin’ marbles when the…Continue readingThe Parthenon Marbles and the Local Connection: Mary Nisbet, Countess of Elgin

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

2017 Summer outing to Mellerstain House

Twenty-two members headed south towards Kelso to visit this wonderful Adams house. The weather was less promising than usual but…Continue reading2017 Summer outing to Mellerstain House