Spring into action in East Dunbartonshire


Monday, 29 January, 2018

From family history and futuristic gadgets to exciting exhibitions and gripping reads, a packed programme of culture is taking place locally in the coming weeks.

Highlights of the new programme from East Dunbartonshire Leisure and Culture (EDLC) Trust include:

  • 'Landmarks: Poets, Portraits and Landscapes of Modern Scotland' exhibition and events at the Lillie Art Gallery, Milngavie (until 9 February)
  • Poetry and music night at the Lillie Art Gallery on Thursday 1 February
  • 'The Burn and The Tide' - an exhibition and talks on the witchcraft trials in pre-Enlightenment Scotland (17 February-15 March) at the Lillie Art Gallery
  • Exhibition by The Photographic Circle at the Auld Kirk Museum, Kirkintilloch (until 8 February)
  • 'Good-bye to all that’: A last look at the Great War - an exhibition being held at the Auld Kirk Museum from 17 February-14 April
  • Family history course at William Patrick Library, Kirkintilloch
  • 'Women Make Heritage' exhibition at Kirkintilloch Town Hall from 17 March-12 May - including a special Made in Kirkintilloch event on 17 March (10am-4pm)
  • Local writers Ian Hopkins and John Duignan talking about their latest satirical novel ‘The Buick Stops Here’ at Bishopbriggs Library on 8 March
  • A series of adult learning sessions - including Tablet Tips, iPad and Android for Beginners, and more
  • Children's sessions include Bookbug, Sensory Stars, Story Stars, Chatterbooks Reading Groups, Dyslexia-friendly Chatterbooks, Stories for All, Minecraft Sessions and Code Club
  • Get Creative Festival (17-25 March).

Check out the full programme by picking up a brochure at your local library or visit www.edlc.co.uk/heritage-arts/whats-on

You can book online - visit www.booking.edlc.co.uk/horizons/culture - or call 0141 777 3143 (Mon-Fri, 9am-1pm and 2pm-4pm).

Sandy Marshall, Chair of EDLC Trust, said, "It's shaping up to be another exciting, informative and entertaining season for people of all ages.

"From exhibitions and events to learning sessions and live music, there's something for everyone.

"Why not pick up a brochure or check out the EDLC website? I would advise you book in advance where possible to avoid disappointment."

* Please note, many events are free, but some will involve a charge. Check out the Jan-March What's On guide for more details.

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