Programme 2023-2024

THURSDAY 21st SEPTEMBER 2023 at 10:30am

Members’ Outing to Vogrie House

A visit to Vogrie House and Country Park, Gorebridge.

Vogrie House was built in 1876 for James Dewar.


WEDNESDAY 18th OCTOBER 2023 at 7:30pm

Members’ Night – “Bring Something Old!”

Just bring along an old item that you have in your possession that perhaps has a story attached to it.

WEDNESDAY 15th NOVEMBER 2023 at 7:30pm

Tracing Your Family History Through Old Picture Postcards

An illustrated talk showing how old picture postcards can be used as an aid in tracing family history.

Richard Torrance

WEDNESDAY 13th DECEMBER 2023 at 12:30 for 1:00pm

Members’ Christmas Lunch at Broomieknowe Golf Club

WEDNESDAY 17th JANUARY 2024 at 7:30pm

Bonnyrigg Through The Archives

An illustrated talk about Bonnyrigg utilising material from the Historic Environment Scotland Archive.

Neil Fraser

WEDNESDAY 21st FEBRUARY 2024 at 7:30pm

“Up Bye” – Rosslynlee Hospital

A talk about the history of Rosslynlee Hospital based on the book entitled “Up Bye”.

Jim Craig

WEDNESDAY 20th MARCH 2024 at 7:30pm

Dr Mary Noble Memorial Award Presentation 

[Local Primary Schools’ Local History Project Competition]

WEDNESDAY 17th APRIL 2024 at 7:30pm     

 Annual General Meeting followed by a Local History Quiz


All meetings are held in The Pitcairn Centre, High Street, Bonnyrigg, unless otherwise stated.

Annual Subscription: £10.00, Visitors £5.00 per meeting.