Kevin Reynolds – Love and War – how we created our garden birds. A look back at how and why our relationship with the birds in our garden has changed over the last 150 years. When did we start to feed the birds, put up bird boxes and decide that some species were “garden birds”?
Ashley Franklin – My Derbyshire Journey – Sir John Betjeman once said that ‘Derbyshire has every kind of scenery except the sea.’ In this revealing presentation, Ashley will take you on a visual journey across our rich, diverse and beautiful county, showing the many photos he has taken of towns and villages over 15 years of writing for Derbyshire Life magazine, with a special focus on his documenting of the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site.
Dot Morson – Historical view of the Outer Hebrides with references to herring fishing, Iron Age Brochs and of course Callanish Standing Stones, the wreck of SS Politician and Flora MacDonald.