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Diary Dates of AOUG in Scotland (11)

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Edinburgh Group
Members from outside the Edinburgh Group should advise the Local Contact in advance if you are intending to attend, so that someone will look out to welcome you.

2018 Diary Dates

Thursday 14th June. 10.30am                                              
Meet on the 10.30am train to Ayr (for Irvine) from Glasgow Central. (day return £8.30, with senior railcard £5.50) to travel to The Scottish Maritime Museum in Irvine. This is housed within the vast, glass-roofed Victorian Linthouse. This A listed ‘cathedral of engineering’ was formerly the Engine Shop of Alexander Stephen and Sons shipyard in Govan before being salvaged and relocated to Irvine in 1991. Discover historic vessels such as Spartan, Scotland’s last Scottish-built puffer, the harbour tug Garnock and Carola, a steam yacht built in 1898. Learn about Scotland’s importance to maritime history, and about the people that built and sailed Scottish ships around the world. Admission £7.50. (Concessions £5.50). Free entry for friends of SMM and National Art Pass holders. It is proposed to hold our Edinburgh Group Summer committee meeting over lunch

Friday 24th August. 1pm                                          
Meet in the book tent café at the Edinburgh Book Festival, Charlotte Square Gardens, Edinburgh, EH2 4DR before browsing or attending an event. Entry to tented village and book tent is free of charge.


Executive Representative - Nicholas McDonald-Lyons - 01368 459148 -

Edinburgh Group – Lewis McKay 01314 453598