Programme 2017  -  2018

The Talks programme runs from October 2017 to March 2018 on the second Tuesday of each month in the Auditorium, Eastgate Theatre and Arts Centre, Peebles, commencing at 7.30pm.



10 October 2017

What we can learn about fungi from Beatrix Potter -  Professor Roy Watling

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14 November 2017

The Chambers Brothers’ Contribution to Peebles & Scotland in the 19th Century -

Rosemary Hannay

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12 December 2017

Plants associated with Christmas & the stories behind them - Colin Crosbie

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9 January 2018

The Tontine Hotel in Peebles Life since 1808 - Kate Innes and Sandra Whitnell

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13 February 2018

John Buchan and Tweeddale - Ursula Buchan

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13 March 2018

Archive Film (Laxdale Hall - 1953) followed by Annual General Meeting

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Taking out membership (£10) prior to the first talk of the season will give you entry to the full programme. Tickets for individual talks may be purchased from the box office at the Eastgate Theatre - Tel. 01721 725777;


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