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Ayton Local History Society


The programme of talks for 2023/24 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 on the last Tuesday of the month in Ayton Community Hall, starting at 7.30pm.


September 26th

Jacobites, Hawksmoor and Heritage: the Barracks in Berwick.

The Rt Revd Dr Stephen Platten


October 31st

Evacuation to the Border Counties 1939-1945: Myth & Reality

Kenneth McLean


November 28th

Politics and Corruption in the Nineteenth Century Borders

David McLean



January 30th

A Brief History of Union Chain Bridge and its recent restoration

Edward Cawthorn. Hon Sec

The Friends of the Union Chain Bridge


February 27th

Scotland - Beneath the Surface

Bruce Keith


March 26th


The Bondagers and the Bondage system

Dinah Iredale


April 30th

Visit to Coldstream Museum

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