2016 Sponsors

Friends of Thomas Muir

Huntershill Village

Huntershill Gift Shop

Thomas Muir Coffee Shop

John S L Watson Haulage Ltd

East Dunbartonshire Council

East Dunbartonshire Arts Council

24th August to 24th December 2016

Events and times may change, please check website prior to attending an event, to make sure times & details are up  to date

Whats on / All Events

Thomas Muir Memorial Lecture:  Lesley Riddoch

Word Power Books event

Where: St Mary's Cathedral, Palmerston Place,

Edinburgh EH12 5AW

Time:  7.00pm for 7.30m

Free (Suggested £5 donation at the door)

Scottish Parliament:  Thomas Muir 250th Portrait

Winning portrait from the 250th Anniversary East Dunbartonshire Schools Art Competition

Artist: Gabrielle Joy Henderson

(S6 - St Ninians, Kirkintilloch)

Where: Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, EH99 1SP

Time: Mon - Sat 10am to 5pm   Free

Sponsored Walk:  Thomas Muir Heritage Trail

Marie Curie Bishopbriggs Fundraising group

Walkers of all abilities and ages invited to help raise

funds for this worthy charity

Time:  9am registration  Start: 9.30am

From: St Mary’s Parish Church, Kirkintilloch

To: Huntershill, Bishopbriggs  

£5 donation - Kids Free

Thomas Muir Symposium:  'Scottish and Irish Radicals'

Drawing on speakers from Scotland’s academic community, secondary school pupils and members of local history societies. Afternoon includes talks and music

Where: Bishopbriggs Academy, G64 1HZ

Time: 12.45pm - 4.30pm    Free (Booking required)

EDLC - Thomas Muir family quiz

fA family goody bag prize to be drawn at random on 15th November

Where: Bishopbriggs Library

Dates: 1st to 14th November

Time: 10am - 4.30pm    Free

EDLC - Thomas Muir Exhibition

A display of Thomas Muir books ephemera and photographs from EDLC Local Studies - Thomas Muir Collection

Where: Bishopbriggs Library

Dates: 4th to 18th November

Time: 10am - 4.30pm    Free

Trails & Tales Parent & Child, T Shirt Printing

Celebrating the life of Thomas Muir

Where: Woodhill Evangelical Church

Dates: Sat 5th November

Time: TBC   Free

2016 East Dunbartonshire Schools Art Exhibition

Finalist Exhibition: Art work short listed and selected by a panel of judges. Over all winning pupil and school will be announced.

Ages:  P1 to S6

Where: Thomas Muir Coffee Shop, Bishopbriggs, G64 1RP

Time: 9.30am to 4pm (Mon - Sat)    Free (Drop in)

Dougie MacLean in Concert

Unique, intimate venue with superb acoustics

Support: Katee Kross

Where: Cadder Church, Bishopbriggs G64 3JJ

Time: 7:30pm to 10.30pm    Price: £20


Thomas Muir of Huntershill:  Essays for the 21st Century

Book Launch: Speakers include Prof Sir Tom Devine

Venue:  Kelvin Hall

Date: Thursday 15th December (6.15pm to 7.45pm), 6.15pm for a 6.45pm start.

Speakers will include
Sir Tom Devine, and one or more of the editors.

Light refreshments will be served.

Free (Booking required)

More info… RobertBurnsStudies@glasgow.ac.uk


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12 - 26 Nov


25 Nov


15 Dec


1 - 14 Nov


14-18 Nov


5 Nov