Free talk to be held in the Theatre in Kilmardinny House. Tickets can be booked via Eventbrite using the link below.
Doors open 6.50pm for a 7.10pm start.
As well as booking the link gives more information on parking, closest transportation and more. There is a Q&A section.
Professor Emeritus Sir Thomas Martin Devine Kt OBE FRHistS, FAScot FRSE HonMRIA FBA Member of the Academy of Europe.
Sir Tom is the Sir William Fraser Professor Emeritus of Scottish History and Palaeography in the University of Edinburgh, the world’s oldest and most prestigious Chair in the field. Prior to that appointment he held Professorships at the Universities of Aberdeen and Strathclyde, where he was also Deputy Principal.
His forty plus books and numerous articles have ranged across a number of themes and issues on the history of the Scottish people both at home and across the world since the sixteenth century. In addition to his scholarly contributions, he also has a high media profile in the press, radio and television within the UK and overseas.
He has gained many awards and honorary degrees in the course of his career. These include Scotland’s supreme academic accolade, the Royal Gold Medal presented by the late Queen Elizabeth II on the recommendation of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Scotland’s National Academy. He is the only historian so honoured since this award was instituted by the monarch in 2000. In addition he has been granted the Lifetime Achievement Award in History and Archives of the All Party Group of Lords and Commons of the UK Parliament.
Professor Devine was knighted in 2014 ‘for services to the study of Scottish history’ the only scholar ever to have received that recognition for this reason.
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All of our Challenges from the summer and October holidays are available here. Our aim is to have more at Christmas holiday time. Watch our Twitter and Facebook pages plus The Waypoint Facebook page for news.more
Two videos celebrating 50 years of Allander Rotary created as part of their birthday celebrations.more
On 24th May Allander Rotary presented a cheque for £2000 to RNIB. The fund raising including donations by readers of an autobiography by Colin Robertson, a founder member, and selling furniture. Full details below.more
A review of 50 years of Allander featuring events, fund raising, competitions including a range of activities with the local community and schools. Chartered on 29th May 1970. Click on logo to start. Last update 9th May 2020more
In addition to the Duck Race Allander in conjunction with Clyde Coastal Path are sponsoring a number of activities in this year's Milngavie Week. Full details on next page.more
In 2019 Allander Rotary decided that they would like to offer the residents of Milngavie, Bearsden, the surrounding area and wider public a new service. Free to attend, a lecture on a topic of general interest and where no audience expertise was necessarymore
Record of the winners and money raised for East Dunbartonshire Foodbank from a Hamper Raffle in December 2022. 675 tickets sold. Additional donations means £800 going to the ED Foodbank.more
Competitions in Allander Club's area with winners progressing to level of Rotary Organisation and other support.more
The Firth o Clyde Rotary Trail (FoCRT) runs from the Mull of Galloway to Milngavie via Greenock and the Erskine Bridge. The route comprises the Mull of Galloway Trail, The Ayrshire Coastal Path and the Clyde Coastal Path.more
Rotary for Children aged 12 and under. Killermont Primary School have become Allander Rotary's first affiliated Rotakids Club.more
The Rotary Foundation transforms your gifts into service projects that change lives both close to home and around the world. During the past 100 years, the Foundation has spent $3 billion on life-changing, sustainable projects.more
Along with the Rotary Club of Gourock, Allander are responsible for the Clyde Coastal Path (Kelly Burn to Milngavie) which forms part of the Firth o Clyde Rotary Trail (Mull of Galloway to Milngavie) which is part of the International Appalachian Trail.more