Scottish Local History Forum 2023 annual conference

07 February 2023
Scottish Local History Forum 2023 annual conference, 27 April
The theme for this year's conference is engineering, science and technology.

Join Scottish Local History Forum as they return to an in-person, full day conference, starting at 09.45 for registration.

Topics and Speakers include:

  • Ian Shearer: Dr John Roebuck (Carron Iron Co.) and James Watt at Kinneil House, Bo'ness
  • Dr Denis Smith: The Vital Spark: Electricity as a treatment in mid 18th century Scottish Medicine
  • Andrew Eadie: John Ritchie: a forgotten Scottish pioneer of hydro-electric schemes in Scotland at the end of the 19th century
  • Dr Graham Clark: The rise and fall of Scotland's corrugated-iron buildings
  • Roderick Stewart: the History of Stewarts the hacklemakers
  • Steve Connelly: David Gorrie & Son, boilermakers and coppersmiths, Perth

Tickets £37.50 including lunch (£25 students). Book here. Venue: Black Watch Museum, Balhousie Castle, Hay Street, Perth PH1 5HR.

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