175 Years of RCS – The Past is Prologue Stuart Harris-Logan is the Keeper of Archives and Collections at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. As such he effectively created this highly rated role himself, though he modestly accepts that the
Stuart Harris-Logan is Keeper of Archives and Collections at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and author of ‘Raising the Curtain,’ a monograph tracing the school’s 175 years since its inception as the Glasgow Athenaeum. He is the founder and chair
Shackleton’s forgotten heroes – the Ross Sea party By Peter Mackay on 13.9.22 Peter Mackay is a former Scottish Office civil servant, Head of the Scottish Office Industry Department, who was educated at Glasgow High School and St Andrews University.
Peter McKay is a former Scottish Office civil servant brought up in Glasgow. He is a long standing member of the Scottish Arctic Club and he and his wife have climbed and kayaked on many occasions in Greenland and Alaska.
President’s letter August 2022 Some of you reading this may be unaware of the activities of the Kelvin Probus Club, in which case here is a brief outline of what we are about. If you live West of the River
Kelvin Probus Outline Programme for 2021-22 (To be Confirmed) Sept. 14th: Space Research in a Scottish context – Prof Vasile (Biog) (Talk) Sept. 28th: Covid19 vaccines and beyond – Katie Brooks, Dr James Brock, Dr Georgia Perona-Wright (Preview) (Talk) Oct. 12th:
Nick Kuenssberg : J & P Coats – The Rise & Fall and Rise Again Nick enthralled his audience with his knowledge of J & P Coats which rose to become the first industrial multi-national company in the world and
It started in a cupboard Unusually for Probus, Ken Calman was interviewed on his recent autobiography ‘Parkinson style’ by Nick Kuenssberg, rather than a conventional talk. In this interview, question by question, Ken’s rich life unfolded. We learned of his
Mark Hazel – Bardowie Gin – Your local Tonic For something different, after our AGM, we had an enjoyable talk on the award winning Bardowie Gin. Mark Hazel gave a brief history of how he and his wife Alison got
John Paton – Hyndland and its buildings, yesterday, today and tomorrow John opened his talk with a 1795 plan of the North West Glasgow which included the area which would become Hyndland. The main features were Partick, the Forth &