Ayton Local History Society


The programme of talks for 2021/22 is shown below. Everyone is welcome to attend either by joining for an annual membership of £7 or by paying for individual talks at £3 each. Apart from April, all are held in Ayton Community Hall, starting at 7.30pm.


September 28th

The Scholar the Wizard and the Seer – 13th century Borders through the lives of Duns Scotus, Michael Scott and Thomas the Rhymer

Isabel Gordon


October 26th

Lindisfarne Castle, it’s the fort that counts

Nick Lewis


November 30th

Whisky and Gin Smuggling in the Cheviots & the Borders

Graeme Watson



January 25th

Our River Stories of the Tweed

Jim Gibson


February 22nd

Berwick Photo Centre Collection

Cameron Robertson


March 29th


Herstory – A look at some aspects of history through women’s eyes

Isabel Gordon


April 26th

Visit to John Muir’s Birthplace and Museum, Dunbar