Lochwinnoch Historical Society

Lochwinnoch Historical Society Meetings are held on the 3rd Thursdays of the month, September – April (excluding December) at 7:30pm in the Guild Room, Lochwinnoch Parish Church.


21 September 2017   “An Illicit Whisky Chaser” Rediscovering the hidden history of whisky production in 18th & 19th Century Scotland.     Claire Wilson

19 October 2017  “To Spend a Penny”  The history of the water closet.    Valerie Reilly

16 November 2017   “A Family of Threads”  The rise of the linen thread industry in the county.    Stephen Clancy

18 January 2018    “The Plague, the Pluk and the Precipitation”  Disease and climate in late Medieval Scotland.   Richard Oram

15 February 2018    “Women in Glasgow in WW1 ”   Fiona Hayes

March 2o18   No meeting due to events for the village Arts Festival

( Programme of events  available at   http://lochwinnochartsfestival.co.uk/  )

19 April 2018  Speaker: Vanessa Collingridge.  Title of talk tba.


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