The Cove & Kilcreggan Literary Society has speakers invited to give talks on a wide range of social, scientific and cultural topics. Talks start at 8.00pm every Monday evening, doors opening at 7.30pm, and we finish at 9.00pm. Our season is from October through to March with a break over Christmas. This year, we have an exciting range of 18 illustrated talks, each one followed by a prize draw plus tea and biscuits and the chance to catch up with other members.
This year's dates are 1 October to 3 December 2018, beginning again 7 January to 11 March 2019 (AGM evening).
MONDAY 1st OCTOBER
Henry IX, an Air-brushed Stuart, by Mgr. John Hughes. The first talk of our October 2018 – March 2019 season.
MONDAY 8th OCTOBER
The Scottish Submarine Centre, by Bob Seaward. Find out how this fascinating local resource was achieved. Your second chance to join.
MONDAY 15th OCTOBER
Machiavelli and the Renaissance, learn from the Master of Strategy in this talk by Jim Carmichael.
MONDAY 22nd OCTOBER
Poetic Injustice – Life Stripped Bare, a joint talk by Arusha Irvine and Jonathan Ward.
MONDAY 29th OCTOBER
On Her Majesty’s Nuclear Service, by Eric Thompson.
MONDAY 5th NOVEMBER
Coastal Defences of the Upper Clyde, by Tony Belk.
MONDAY 12th NOVEMBER
Astronomical Telescopes for the Amateur, by Alan Henderson.
MONDAY 19th NOVEMBER
Being Bombed in WWII, by Ian Nicholson
MONDAY 26th NOVEMBER
Not a Lot of Water and Precious Little to Drink, by Alistair Cameron.
MONDAY 3rd DECEMBER
Christmas Party and Musical Entertainment with Stephen Adam.
Note: 7.30pm start
MONDAY 7th JANUARY
The Origins and Development of the Kayak and Kayaking, by Geoff Baker.
MONDAY 14th JANUARY
Is there Life on Planets around other Stars?, by Alan Carrie.
MONDAY 21st JANUARY
Robert Burns - The French Connection, by Richard and Marion Maudsley.
MONDAY 28th JANUARY
Madame Scotia, Madam Scrap, by Helen Witcher.
MONDAY 4th FEBRUARY
Rhododendrons - Where did they come from? How did they get here?, by Carol Rowe.
MONDAY 11th FEBRUARY
The Real St. Valentine, by Derek Hall.
MONDAY 18th FEBRUARY
Reminiscences of a Social Worker, by John Busby.
MONDAY 25th FEBRUARY
Miss - What is Art?, by Hilary Richardson.
MONDAY 4th MARCH
The Mackintosh Club Rooms - An Update, by Bruce Jamieson.
MONDAY 11th MARCH
AGM and Quiz
The membership subscription is excellent value at only £15 per annum and membership cards are available from the Hon. Treasurer at the Monday meetings.
Visitors are always very welcome at a charge of £2 per night.
The Cove & Kilcreggan Literary Society www.covekilcregganlitsoc.org
Ken Bradshaw, President
Tel: 01436 842254