Ayrshire and the First World War

Ayrshire and the First World War

51st Highland Division Memorial at Beaumont Hamel.
Saturday, 12 September, 2015 - 11:30
Rozelle House, Monument Road, Ayr, KA7 4NQ.

Ayrshire Federation of Historical Societies Conference

Saturday 12 September 2015, registration 10.30am

Join the Ayrshire Federation of Historical Societies at their biennial conference, on the theme Ayrshire and the First World War. Chaired by Professor Donald Meek, the programme includes:

"The Great War: An Overview" by Tom Barclay

"Global Conflict, Local Impact" by Stuart Wilson

"The Butcher of Helles? An Ayrshire General at Gallipoli" by Elaine McFarland

"Conflict, Patriotism and Protest: An Ayrshire Perspective" by Billy Kent

"Whitby does not have a War Memorial" by Rob Close

"Ayrshire Poets and the War" by Rab Wilson, Poet

Cost of conference including lunch is £15. Please contact Rob Close, telephone 01292 590273, or email craigbraecottages@gmail.com more information. Book early as numbers may be limited.