Programme of museum talks

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The Friends of Brechin Town House Museum have announced their first programme of talks for 2013.

As usual the talks cover a wide range of local topics will be on offer ranging from the Brechin born pioneer of radar, Sir Robert Watson-Watt, to an afternoon of music and memories with Isobel

Luke and Gordon Penman.

Local photographer, Peter Drahony, will share his photographic archive and the history of Logie Mud House will be revealed.

Brian Gallagher, the man who made the amazingly detailed model of 1822 Brechin, will talk about how he achieves such accuracy and will detail the processes of model making.

All talks start at 2 p.m., in the upstairs gallery of the museum, entry is free and refreshments will be provided during the interval.

All are welcome and the Friends hope to see some new faces as well as renewing links with those who regularly attend all the talks given by the Friends.

The programme of talks is as follows:-

The story of Sir Robert Watson-Watt by Steve Nicoll on March 12.

The Logie Mud House by Joe Wishart (to be confirmed) on April 9.

Brechin Music and memories by Isobel Luke and Gordon Penman on May 14.

The making of the Brechin Model by Brian Gallagher on June 11.

Brechin, a view with people by Peter Drahony on July 9.

The Friends of Brechin Town House Museum have funded the purchase of 40 chairs that will remain in the museum to avoid borrowing chairs for each talk.

Different types were chair were trialled before the final selection was made and consideration was given to the design, durability, comfort and the colour of the padding.

The chairs will be formally presented to the museum before the start of the first talk.

To find out more about the Friends or to join visit http://brechintownhouse.org.uk/