Past Talks organised by the Museum


2000 Autumn talk – 'Enigma Code', by Mrs MacFarlane

2001 Autumn talks – 'Old Tools' – Peter Thomson & 'Straw Work', by Elaine                Lindsay

2004 Spring Talk -'Emigration from the N.E.', by Dr, Marjorie Harper

2005 Spring Talk – 'The Labour Corps’, by Ivor Lee Church

2006 Spring Talk – Records held by Aberdeenshire Archives, by Eleanor Rowe

         Autumn Talk – 'Drove Roads', by Fred Gordon

2007 Spring Talk – An Introduction to Family History Research, by Mrs Betty                Taylor, ANESFHS

         Autumn Talk – Place Names of the N.E., by Prof Nicolaisen

2008 Spring Talk – 'Insch & Prehistory', by Neil Curtis

         Autumn Talk – ‘Stones can Talk' – Trustees taking about groups of stones in the old kirkyard

2009 Spring Talk – New places, Fresh Faces, by Ann Dean, Pat Duncan

         Connections Abroad 'Alexander Collie', by Gwen Chessell

         Autumn Talk – 'Fae ploo tae plate', by W. Johnston

2010 Spring talk – 'The restoration of Leslie Castle', by David Leslie

        Autumn Talk – Archaeology from the Air, by Moira Greig

2011 Spring talk – Pictish Stones near Insch, by Bill Rose

        Autumn Talk – A History of Dunnydeer and Wardhouse Castles, by Colin                 Harris

2012 Spring Talk – Memories of Insch Mart, by Jim Mair

        Autumn Talk – Romans in the North East, by Colin Wallace

2013 Spring Talk - Mountain Rescue – Man & Dog, by Roland Jones

         Autumn Talk - Behind the Scenes at Alford Transport Museum, by Peter


2014 Spring Talk – Cruickshank Botanic Gardens, by Mark Paterson

        Autumn Talk - Afghanistan – An Alternative View, by Dale Youngs

2015 Spring Talk –St Kilda - An Adventure Under Sail, by Henrike Bird

        Autumn Talk - Farming In The Glen Of Noth – 1881, by Colin Harris

2016 Spring Talk - A Summer Holiday in Antarctica, by Dr Christopher                      Edwards

         Autumn Talk - Glimpses of Grampian's Past Through Old Postcards, by

         Moira Miller

2017 Spring Talk - The History of the North East Police, by Geoff Marston

         Autumn Talk - Leith Hall, by Eileen Law

2018 Spring Talk - Wildlife of Bennachie, by Dr. Pat Wrightman.

         Autumn Talk - Aberdeen Bodies, by Dr. Dee Hoole.

2019 Spring Talk - The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service in Insch, by Lillian Shanks

         Autumn Talk - Time travelling through a camera lens, by Peter Donaldson