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.