Calendar of Events, Meetings & Speakers

Members’ meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month but occasionally may be held on a different evening to accommodate speakers and/or opening times of facilities. Meetings are held at the Kingsmills Hotel, Culcabock Road, Inverness, 7.30pm.

20th September 2018 – In Two Minds.
Neil Gillespie RIAS OBE Design Director, Reiach and Hall Architects, Edinburgh. A talk on Reiach and Hall’s recent northern projects including: Pier Arts Centre, Kirkwall, National Nuclear Archive, Wick and Justice Centre, Inverness.

18th October 2018 – A Heritage in Stone, Characters and Conservation in NE Scotland.
Ian Davidson MRICS former Head of Projects and Director with the National Trust, NE Scotland. Ian has conserved many of NE Scotland’s most famous castles and historic structures.

15th November 2018 – The Caledonian Canal, Past, Present and Future.
Presented by Andrew Ross, Technical Manager for Scottish Canals and 2013 recipient of the Jim Attwood Shield.

13th December 2018 (2nd Thursday) – Bridgescapes.
Bruce Keith, a personal tour celebrating Scotland’s Bridge Building Heritage. A Talk taken from Bruce’s new book on Scotland’s engineering achievements and their impact on our lives and culture.

17th January 2019 – The Future of Castle and Bridge Street.
An update on the potential for redevelopment with contributions from stakeholders.

21st February 2019 – The Work of the Landmark Trust.
A representative from the Landmark Trust will give an insight into their ethos and some current projects. Locally they are negotiating to restore Fairburn Tower near Muir of Ord.

21st March 2019 – The Development of Inverness and the Inverness Highland City-Region Deal.
Stuart Black, Highland Council’s Director of Development and Infrastructure will be giving us an insight into the current and future development of Inverness and the Inverness and Highland City-region deal.

18th April 2019 – AGM and Social.