Forum Meetings 2019-20

All meetings of the Forum are held on Thursday evenings at 7.30pm in D137/139, McLean Building, University of the West of Scotland, Storie Street, Paisley. (Enter from Storie St, beside the Hugh Smiley nursery building. Walk to the T junction and the McLean building is in front of you.  Alternatively enter via the car park barrier on High Street and walk downhill to the first junction; the McLean building is on your right.  The building is disabled friendly.)


Renfrewshire Local History Forum Lectures are open to non-members with no admission charge but a small donation would be appreciated.

Archaeology Lectures 2019/2020

10 October 2019
St Kilda: on-going research 1999 – 2019
Bob Will and Dr Anthony Byledbal
Guard Archaeology

14 November 2019
The Clan Macfarlane Arrochar project: three rare late medieval buildings on Loch Lomond
Heather James
Calluna Archaeology

12 December 2019
The Summer Sheilings
Anne Macdonald

13 February 2020
‘Ye Jacobites by name’: recent archaeological work at Glencoe and Glenshiel
Derek Alexander
Chief archaeologist, National Trust for Scotland

12 March 2020
The Govan Stones – examining, interpreting and presenting a cultural resource
Stephen T. Driscoll
Professor of Historical Archaeology, University of Glasgow

9 April 2020
Where once were houses, so shall there be again: prehistoric settlement activity at Northbar, Erskine
Dave McNicol
Guard Archaeology

14  May 2020
AGM and Members Evening