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Programme

Syllabus for 2022-23

September 8th 2022 – Adrian Maldonado – The Viking Age in Southern Scotland: new thoughts on old finds October 20th…Continue readingSyllabus for 2022-23

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Member Outings

Outing to Thirlestane Castle

Twenty three members enjoyed an interesting outing to Thirlestane Castle in Lauder on Tuesday 28th June 2022. Two guides escorted…Continue readingOuting to Thirlestane Castle

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Siege of Haddington Research Group Special Projects

Wreath laying

The members of the Siege of Haddington Research Group (SHRG) have spent the last 5 years trawling the archives looking for…Continue readingWreath laying

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Siege of Haddington Research Group Special Projects

Siege Symposium

Traces of the Past – Local Historians search the archives for the ‘Lost Fortifications’ of Haddington Haddington’s History Society teamed…Continue readingSiege Symposium

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Trustee’s Reports

Convenor’s Report Season 2021-22

21st April 2022 Membership numbers                                            89 Average attendance and number of guests        33 + 3 Our programme for 2021/22 started…Continue readingConvenor’s Report Season 2021-22

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Talks

Peebles Hoard

The final talk in our 2021/22 season was given by Emily Freeman, manager of the Treasure Trove Unit in Scotland.…Continue readingPeebles Hoard

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Talks

Lost Haddington

Lifetime Haddington resident John Hamilton has taken on the mantle of past collectors of photographs of Haddington such as George…Continue readingLost Haddington

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Talks

Stories from Garleton: A Castle’s Tale

In a very entertaining talk David Connolly led us through some of the complexities of the construction and history of…Continue readingStories from Garleton: A Castle’s Tale

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Talks

The Grand Fleet in the Forth – The Royal Navy in World War 1

Andrew Kerr treated us to a detailed and fascinating talk covering the range of naval actions in WW1 – those…Continue readingThe Grand Fleet in the Forth – The Royal Navy in World War 1

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Of Popcorn and Picture Houses: A History of Haddington Cinemas

Dr Hanita Ritchie, Archivist and Local History administrator at the John Gray Centre, delivered an entertaining talk covering the development…Continue readingOf Popcorn and Picture Houses: A History of Haddington Cinemas