Peter Ireland Talk

“The Silk Route” 10th January 2023 At the first meeting of 2023 Peter Ireland gave a talk entitled “The Silk Route”. Peter was a teacher of Classics at McLaren High School, Callander.  He is also passionate traveller, and he described

Alex Reedijk

Alex Reedijk grew up in New Zealand, starting as a stagehand for New Zealand Opera. He is now General Director of Scottish Opera and comes with a wealth of experience in opera and festivals across the world, including Executive Director

Donal Wall Talk

Donal Wall, Reader in Infectious Diseases at the University of Glasgow, gave a fascinating talk on the Human Microbiome – the multiplicity of micro-organisms living in and on our bodies, which have a profound impact on our health and wellbeing.

Eoghan MacGuire

“Bellingcat and the rise of open source journalism” Eoghan MacGuire is Lead Editor at Bellingcat. He previously worked for CNN and NBC News Bellingcat is an independent international collective of researchers, investigators and citizen journalists using open source and social