Bearsden & Milngavie

Local History

Coordinator :John Gair
Meeting Times :Thursday AM, first and third Thursdays of the month

The group meets at 10.30 am for the indoor meetings. Meetings usually last for two hours. Times are variable for the group outings.

The Local History Group meets monthly in the Milngavie Community Education Centre on Thursdays, when we review our previous field trip and plan our next outing. The meetings are usually lively, and discussions range across a broad range to topics, both historical and up to date.

Visits made in 2020

  • Glasgow Museums Resource Centre, Nitshill

Visits made in 2019

  • Glasgow Central Mosque
  • Talk on History of Mugdock by Ranger Alan McBride
  • Sikh Temple, Berkeley Street, Glasgow
  • Chatelherault Country Park
  • Science Museum, Glasgow
  • Britannia Panopticon Music Hall, Glasgow
  • Hill House, Helensburgh
  • Dunfermline Abbey, Church and Palace
  • George Square Heritage Trail, Glasgow
  • Pollokshields Burgh Hall
  • Glasgow Central Station Tour behind the scenes

A record of visits made in 2014-2016 can be viewed on the Local History Group Archive page.

A record of the group's trip to Stornoway in May 2018 can be found on the Trip to Lewis, Harris and Uist page.

Photos of visits made in previous years can be viewed on the Local History Group Photos Archive.

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All of the meetings and trips are well attended by around 15 participants and all agree that they are most enjoyable and informative.

The group is now well established and new members will be made very welcome; please contact John Gair, the Group Coordinator, through the 'Message Bird' on this page.

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Genealogy 3 German Conversation
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Mindfulness and Meditation Music Appreciation (MAG)
Natty Knitters Outdoor Sketchers
Outings Page Turners
Painting and Drawing Photography
Photography 2 Photography 3
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Stitchers Theatregoers
Ukulele Walking: Longer Walks
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