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The Galloway Members' Group has a programme of outings, talks and other events throughout the year. The programme for October 2017 to March 2018 is given below.

All talks take place at Threave Visitors Centre, Castle Douglas at 2pm. Tickets £3 for members, £5 for non-members; includes tea/coffee/biscuits.

( * ) indicates advance booking is necessary for these events.

Programme October 2017 to March 2018

Monday 16 October 2017, 2.00pm
"Galloway’s Iron Age Round House & the work of the Whithorn Trust", a talk by Julia Muir-Watt at Threave House (Visitor Centre café open).
Monday 13 November 2017, 2.00pm
"Ian Hamilton Finlay, his garden (Little Sparta), his art and his heritage", a talk by Magnus Linklater CBE at Threave Visitor Centre (NB café closed).
Sunday 26 November 2017, 2.30pm (*)
Major Alan Gordon commemoration. A talk at Threave Visitor Centre by Bill Hean on the origins of Threave Garden, followed by presentations from the NTS, St Ninian’s Church and the Irish Guards. Event concludes with evensong at St Ninian’s Church, Castle Douglas. Tickets required.(no charge).
Wednesday 13 December 2017 (*), 12noon
Winter gathering – drinks and canapes at Threave House. Tickets £10.
Monday 15 January 2018, 2.00pm
"The Georgian House" a talk by Dr Sheonagh Martin (NTS Property Manager, The Georgian House) at Threave Visitor Centre (NB café closed).
Monday 12 February 2018, 2.00pm
"Archaeology in the NTS", a talk by Derek Alexander (NTS Head of Archaeological Services) at Threave Visitor Centre (NB café closed).
Monday 12 March 2018, 2.00pm
AGM, followed by "Seaweeds: everything you wanted to know and a whole lot more!", a talk by Gavin Hardy at Threave House (Visitor Centre café open),

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