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28 August 2016Lectures, excursions, field studies and more.

Please click on the links to discover all that is happening in 2016-17 in the Inverness Field Club. If you are not yet a member please do join us!

28 August 2016Annual Membership Subscription

Subscription renewal forms have been sent out. Please renew and encourage others to join.

Membership entitles entry to the lecture programme, access to the excursions (to be paid for) and field studies. In addition there is a vast wealth of printed material available for members to access at Inverness Library.

22 August 2016Annual Lunch

November 19th           Lunch at the Craigmonie Hotel.

                                    12 for 12.30 p.m.        

Please contact Inverness Field Club for further details.

Booking forms have been sent out to members with the recent annual mailing.

Please note that bookings must be made by November 12th.

The Guest Speaker is Jim Miller.

13 August 2016Groam House lecture

From Alastair Morton.

'Our 2016 Groam House lecture series continues on Thursday 25th August when Scottish artist Bryan Angus gives a talk entitled Â“Carving the Northern Light”.

As usual the talk will take place at the Seaforth Lodge, Station Square, Fortrose at 7.30 p.m. and there will be tea and coffee afterwards. 

This talk is to compliment our summer art exhibition at Rosehaugh which features the work of George Bain (1881-1968), whose archive the museum cares for.  The Bain Collection has been recognised by Museums Galleries Scotland as being of National Significance.  Bain was an early pioneer in the use of linoleum for print making.  Our speaker, Bryan Angus, is based in Banff and specialises in linocut printing himself.  In his talk he will touch on history and techniques of linocut printing and talk about his own work.  I hope he will also be able to make some comments about Bain’s lino based work, although he will only have seen that first hand on the afternoon before the talk.

Bryan’s work is striking and very attractive.  I anticipate he will give us a very interesting evening.'

View poster here.documents/groam-house-poster-a4-1.pdf

16 July 2016Invitation to 'Service' welcome

We are invited to 'welcome to Inverness' the painting 'Service' by David Rowlands. 

The event takes place at 7pm on Wed. Aug. 3rd at the Highland Archive Centre, Bught Road, Inverness IV3 5SS.

'Service' was presented to the Scottish Parliament by the Army and is touring cities as part of Scotland's WW1 commemorations. The painting vividly depicts Scottish soldiering in the last 100 years, recognising the contribution of serving soldiers, veterans and their families.

The event will include a welcome by the Provost of Inverness, Cllr Helen Carmichael and project Holyrood Director, Brigadier Joseph d'Inverno. Light refreshments will be served.

RSVP please by Monday 25 July 2016 to Janet Baker at

janetbaker@highlifehighland.com

or 01463 256437.

The painting will be on show Aug 4 - Sept 29, 2016 in the Search Room at the Highland Archive Centre, Bught Road, Inverness IV3 5SS  [see website for opening times].

01 July 2016Groam House Lectures 2016

Thursdays, Seaforth Lodge, Station Square, Fortrose. IV10 8SZ. 7.30pm.  £5.

 

28 July. Discovery and display of the Dandaleith stone.  David Marquardt, The Moray Society.

25 August. Carving the Northern Light. Bryan Angus, Scottish Artist.

29 September. History of the Scottish Tree, as illustrated by the archaeological survey of Aigas Community Forest. Dr Roland Spencer-Jones NOSAS.

www.groamhouse.org.uk

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