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Kelso Heritage Society

Tel: 01573 224 951


Kelso Heritage Society exists to promote the rich and diverse historical, cultural and environmental heritage of Kelso & District.

The Society contributes to local events and exhibitions.

In addition, the Society holds eight public lectures, four in November and four in March. These are on a Wednesday evening at the Abbey Row Community Centre and start at 7.30pm.

Membership of the Society is £8 (family membership £12).

Lectures are free to members (non-members by donation).


Talks are held on 3rd Tuesday of each month in the Abbey Row Community Centre

  • 18th September 2018 David Welsh & Derek Robeson Kelso & The American Revolution
  • 16th October 2018 David Jones from Alnham to Yetholm
  • 20th November 2018 AGM (followed by) Margaret Fox Lifting the Veil on Past Lives
  • 22nd January 2019 David McLean Improvement & Clearance: the Lowland Countryside 1750-1850
  • 19th February 2019 Margaret Cook Border Brothers & the Downfall of Soutra
  • 19th March 2019 Norrie McLeish The Haunted Borders?
  • 16th April 2019 Trevor Cowie (formerly of NMS) ‘Vikings in Scotland: some close encounters of the museum kind’
  • 21st May 2019 Margaret Colin Old Melrose

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