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Recent Event.

Thursday 18th May
Writing Historical Novels

Cherry Bowen, who writes under then name C A Hope, gave us a wonderful talk.
She described all the work of writing and getting published, and in detail all
the research required in order to maintain accuracy. And of course included
a great deal about the real lives of people such as Robert Owen and David Dale
of New Lanark Mills and their families as well as something about the fictional
people based on their workers. She also talked briefly about David Muir, who
will be featured in her next novel, which I am looking forward to reading.


Cherry Bowen (C A Hope) and Albie

Cherry was introduced to us by Albie Sinclair who also outlined plans for our own
possible next publication: A Taste of Dunning.

Forthcoming DPHS Events

The public are very welcome to come to our meetings.
There is a small charge to cover the cost of tea and biscuits afterwards.

Confirmed Dates:
(All events in the Village Hall at 7.30pm unless otherwise stated.)

  • Saturday 16th June
    Barbecue - in St Paul's Church Garden. Tickets £10 in advance
    from committee members include all food and a glass of wine.
  • Saturday 25th August (09:30 start)
    All day Bus Trip to Culross (St Serf's resting place).
    Cost £25 including lunch. Tickets from Secretary.
  • Thursday 20th September
    Lesley Orr: The role of women in the First World War.
  • Thursday 18th October
    Richard Hunter: The Returning Soldiers at the end of the war.
  • Saturday 10th November
    Our annual Coffee morning and exhibition. Suffragettes theme this year.
  • Thursday 6th December
    Pantomimes in Perth Theatre.

Soon we'll confirm more details and dates for other events.
Make sure you don't miss any of the above events by marking them now on your calendar.

Annual Events

Several of our events are now annual traditions:-
  • A January Scots Night - our 'Nothing like a Burns Night'
    with a good meal and excellent entertainment.
  • A themed exhibition - during one of our always enjoyable November coffee mornings.

 

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