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Thursday Group

c/o 9 Abbey Row
Tel: 01573 224753

Thursday Group

Members of the Thursday Group are 'active retired' men and women who meet during the winter on Thursday afternoons for a weekly programme of talks with the occasional outing.

The venue is Room 6, Abbey Row Centre, Kelso and meetings start promptly at 2pm. The 2017 syllabus is available from the Secretary at the above address.

Spring Syllabus

2017    TalkBy
Jan 12Video Clips chosen by Stan Yates 
Jan 19Ale, Bread and Stinking Fish Marketing Regulations in 16th cent ScotlandPeter Symms
Jan 26My Time with “Enigma”Mary Sherrard
Feb 2BGH Project - ZambiaLorraine Wilson
Feb 9Margaret Millis – Scottish Artist in ExileMatilda Mitchell
Feb 16Drove RoadsShelagh Townsend-Rose
Feb 23Middle Kingdom to Middle Shires –
Why the Borders?
Brian Coulson
Mar 2Send a CowGerrie Fay
Mar 9Trip to CubaJohn Hennessey
Mar 16The Bridges of the TweedProf James Lyon
Mar 23Writing “Whodunnits”: Getting the Facts RightJanet O’Kane
Mar 30A Forgotten Scottish Queen
and her Collegiate Church in Edinburgh
Charles Burnett
Apr 6My Grandfather:
a Warrior’s Life Remembered
Tim Usher
Apr 13Mary SomervilleIsabel Gordon
Apr 20A Family Life Revealed – The Stuarts at Traquair
(In conjunction with the Friends of Kelso Library)
Margaret Fox and Catherine Maxwell Stuart
Apr 27Winding Up of Kelso Thursday Group and
allocation of funds.

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