John Butt

John Butt is Gardiner Professor of Music at the University of Glasgow, musical director of Dunedin Consort and a Principal Artist with the OAE. His career began with his appointment as organ scholar at King’s College Cambridge, and this led

Janet Brown Talk

Janet Brown Scottish Education: Evolution or Revolution? – some thoughts  Janet’s talk focused on: The Purpose of Education; Changes underway in Scotland; Stages and Transitions; Challenge; and Future Education. She began by outlining the numerous initiatives of the Scottish Government

Hilary Sillitto Talk

Healthy, Wealthy and Wise” The session took the form of an interview with Hillary by Nick Kuenssberg about the background to and issues emerging from his book entitled “Scotland 2070 – Healthy, Wealthy and Wise”, followed by a lively question

Professor Gordon Lowe

A SHORT HISTORY OF SCOTTISH MEDICINE – PROFESSOR GORDON LOWE Gordon Lowe was Professor of Vascular Medicine from 1993; and Chair of the Scottish Clinical Guidelines Network (SIGN), 2002-2007. His talk comprised an introduction to Scottish Medical History, tracing its

Alex Reedijk Talk

Alex Reedijk, General Director of Scottish Opera, gave a fascinating “warts and all” talk about the company. Alex joined Scottish Opera in 2006, at a time of financial crisis when the entire 2004 – 05 programme had been suspended. He

Peter Ireland

Peter Ireland was a teacher of Classics at McLaren High School, Callander.  His main interest is Ancient Art. However, Peter is also a passionate traveller and has travelled extensively, mainly in classical lands.  As a consequence he is an active