Wednesday, December 16, 2009

'Festive Celebrations' Christmas event at the Hawick Heritage Hub on Thursday 17 December

Just a reminder that you are all invited to attend the 'Festive Celebrations' Christmas event at the Hawick Heritage Hub (see below for directions) on Thursday 17 December from 4 pm to 6 pm.

It's free, will be fun, and there's no booking, just turn up.

The evening will include live carol singing, mulled wine and mince pies, and a special Christmas archives quiz in the exhibition space.

In the search room there will be an open family history surgery, where visitors can ask questions of staff and browse the Hub’s Christmas archives. There will also be a display of creative Christmas artwork inspired by the archive collection.

Walter Elliot will also be there signing copies of his new book 'Selkirkshire and the Borders'.

We will have a sales table including our 3 new publications:
Morebattle MI CD - 3rd edition revised. Includes stones in new extension and photographs of all stones. Now with photographs of the site of Mow church and Mowhaugh Public School admission log 1873 - 1918. Price £10.

Smailholm MI CD - 2nd edition revised. Includes new burial ground and photographs of all stones. Includes 1814 plan of churchyard. Also Smailholm Public School Admission Log 1884-1915. Price £10.

A new book, Days of our Youth - Memories of Melrose. Price £3.75.

The space for the sales table is limited, so if there is something else we sell that you particularly want to buy, please send me an email and I'll bring it along and reserve it for you.

The Hawick Heritage Hub is in Kirkstile, Hawick, TD9 0AE - map .

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