John Ross

I have recently retired from farming a 700 acre hill and upland farm near Portpatrick having taken over the farm aged 17 on the death of my father. My son Andrew is now the 4th generation to farm this land.

Andrew Tannahill

Andrew Tannahill is a former public health doctor, NHS board chief executive and academic.  After retiring he served on the board of NHS Education for Scotland and then as a voluntary mentor for NHS board non-executives. In retirement he has


KELVIN PROBUS CLUB CONSTITUTION (First adopted 5 May 1989 and updated to 24 May 2022)   Title and area The Club shall be called the “Kelvin Probus Club” and shall draw its membership from that part of Glasgow within the

Peter Mackay

Peter Mackay is a retired civil servant, a former head of the Scottish Office Industry Department and at one time looked after the  Scottish Office interest in broadcasting. He now lives in Kincraig in the Cairngorm National Park. His interests

George Fleming

George studied at the “Tech” which became Strathclyde University.  He graduated with a degree in Civil Engineering and progressed to do a PhD on “The sediment and water balance of the Clyde “. During the first year of his studies,

Program 2022-2023

Kelvin Probus Programme for 2022-2023 Sep 13th: Shackleton`s forgotten heroes – Peter McKay (Biog) (Talk) Sep 27th: 175 years of RCS – Stuart Harris-Logan (Biog) (Talk) Oct 11th: COP 26 – What now…? – Alison McRae (Biog) (Talk) Oct 25th:

John Butt (Talk)

John Butt is Gardiner Professor of Music at the University of Glasgow, musical director of Dunedin Consort and a Principal Artist with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. His work, as both musician and scholar gravitates towards music of