Dundee Civic Trust holds a series of Thursday evening talks each winter. These are normally held in the Dundee Art Society Gallery, 17 Roseangle, Dundee, DD1 4LP, starting at 7.00pm. Non-members and guests are always very welcome.
Thursday 7 December 2023, 7.00 pm Talk by Ken Peebles When the Ballachulish bridge opened in 1975, replacing the old ferry across the Narrows, the travel geography of the west coast was altered for ever. The ‘new’ bridge is now approaching its 50th anniversary and Trust member Dr Ken Peebles will give us a layman’s […]
Thursday 18 January 2024, 7.00 pm Details to follow.
Thursday 15 February 2024, 7.00 pm Talk by Roderick Stewart “The Hecklie”, as Wm R Stewart & Sons (Hacklemakers) Ltd was known, was an unorthodox Dundee company founded in 1874 which expanded from making hackles for jute machinery to become the world leader in supplying pinned products to a wide range of industries with its […]
Thursday 21 March 2024, 7.00 pm Joint meeting with Friends of Dundee Heritage Trust Details to follow.
Thursday 18 April 2024, 7.30 pm Talk by Bruce Keith Author Bruce Keith will return to speak to the Trust about Scottish Milestones based on his book ‘Are We Nearly There Yet?’ – but this is not just a story of distance markers. This talk will also provide an insight into early methods of measurement […]