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2024 Events and Activities

The LAHS volunteer committee work hard to create a fun full year to raise awareness and interest in our local heritage. 

WE NEED YOUR HELP .. we NEED more volunteers to help organise events, marketing, admin, contacts – please help us.

Our 2023 – 24 season of lectures covers a fascinating breadth of local heritage topics
2nd Saturday of month 2.30 pm at the Rockfield Centre, Oban unless otherwise stated

All welcome : £3 donation for non members, included in £10 annual 2023/24 membership (£15 joint/family) JOIN US online today

Please suggest topics for the Winter 2024-2025 lecture season. 

January  13th  : Professor Tony Pollard : Uncovering Waterloo The Archaeology of Napoleon’s Last Battle – a very special lecture from our new Patron 

January 27th : online introduction to Contributing to Canmore : Neil Fraser HES

February 10th : Ewan Kennedy : Somerled and his Legacy

February 24th : –  The people of the Oban Caves: an archaeological detective story : Dr Alison Sheridan / Dr Angela Boyle NOTE ALTERNATIVE VENUE – The Studio, Corran Halls, Oban

March 9th : meeting cancelled, apologies 

March 23rd – A Celebration of the Life and Work of Donnchadh Bàn Macintyre (1724-1812), Anja Gunderloch, Lecturer in Celtic, University of Edinburgh

April 13th : Inaugural John MacFarlane Memorial Lecture : Gaelic in the landscape – Ross Christie

 

What do you want LAHS to organise for the summer of 2024 ? 

Can you help ? 

We need a new themed display for the Gathering events and something fab and fun for the St Conans Kirk Christmas Tree festival

So far we have a plan to 

April
         visit Luing for a guided exploration of the archaeology with Luing History Group

August 3rd 
        Clan MacDougall Gathering Living history tent 
August 22nd 
       Argyllshire Gathering heritage tent 

November 
      St Conans Kirk Christmas Tree festival