2019/2020 Outings and Talks

2019/2020 WINTER/SPRING TALKS

FIRST TALK OF THE WINTER

Join us for a series of talks at 7.30pm In the Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum

Open to the public, non-members pay at the door (£5)

 Tuesday 5th November

The first of three talks for the winter series, will be by guest speaker Robin Iffla, Chair of the Guardians of Scotland Trust whose primary aim is “ to advance the education of the public by promoting the roles of William Wallace and his lesser celebrated counterpart Andrew de Moray in the Scottish Wars of Independence”.

February 2020 Still to be decided, will be advertised at a later date.

 March 2020 Still to be decided, will be advertised at a later date.

2019 Summer Outings

5th June at 10 am – Stirling University Art and Sculpture Gallery – limited numbers – contact Jack Sutherland for details

THE CIVIC TRUST AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Join us for a series of talks at 7.30pm

In the Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum

Open to the public, non-members pay at the door (£5)

Thursday 1st November

Dr Susan O’Connor,  Director Scottish Civic Trust :

The Civic Movement in Scotland and Contemporary Challenges

Monday 4th February 2019

Jonathan Preston and Kate Whitaker

Friends of the Earth, Stirling

Environment and Climate campaigning in Scotland taking local action on global issues.

Friday 22nd February 2019

Andrew Sullivan, Principal Policy Officer SEPA

(waste & resource management)

“Waste as a Resource”

 

2018 Summer outings

24th May at 11 am  – Smith Art Gallery and Museum – numbers limited, contact Convenor for details.

7th September at 10 am – Stirling Council Archives – numbers limited – contact Convenor for details

2018/19 Winter Talks

Still to be determined.

A FUTURE FOR STIRLING’S PAST

Join us for a series of talks at 7.30pm

In the Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum

Open to the public and free of charge

Wednesday 25th October: 

Catherine Malley,  Stirling Council Conservation Officer:

Challenges and Opportunities in the Conservation of a Unique Heritage

Wednesday 29th November: 

Dr Murray Cook,  Stirling Council Archaeologist:

Stirling – The Key to Scottish History.

Tuesday 6th February 2018: 

David Kinnaird, Actor and Folklorist:

“History or Mystery – Strange Tales of the Old Town and the Stirling Ghost Walk.”

 

Join us for a series of talks at 7.30pm In the Stirling Smith Museum Theatre

Open to the public and free of charge!

Thursday 3rd November

Tony Cain (Tony Cain Consulting)

HOUSING ISSUES – NATIONAL AND LOCAL

Tony is a successful senior manager and director whose career encompasses innovative work in both central and local government, and has also spent four years in a senior role with the Scottish Housing Regulator. On secondment to the Scottish Government his work led to significant changes in law and national policy in relation to private sector housing.

Thursday 19th January 2017

Tony Teasdale (Director Rural Stirling Housing Association)

Affordable housing in the rural Stirling area

25 years on from the establishment of Rural Stirling Housing Association

Tony has worked at a senior level in Scotland since 1989 – initially with community based housing associations in Glasgow and then spent 3 years with what is now the Scottish Housing Regulator, inspecting housing associations throughout Scotland. He joined Rural Stirling, as its senior officer, in 2002.

Thursday 16th February 2017

Emma Fyvie (Planning and Policy Team Leader, Stirling Council)

STIRLING CITY NEW HOUSING IN THE NEXT 20 YEARS

Emma has 20 years experience in planning in local government settings within Scotland and her talk will deal with the type of housing, location, transportation and other considerations for new housing specifically in relation to the Local Development Plan and the Stirling City Deal.