Wednesday, 30 May 2018

Annual General Meeting

The AGM held at Perth on Saturday was a very pleasant, well-conducted occasion with a goodly gathering of members who enjoyed lunch afterwards, followed by an interesting trio of lectures from Gordon Casely, Colin Russell and Mark Hamid.

Perth and Kinross Council clearly would like us to consider modernising a  little ....

Snap by Margaret Sainte Claire

The day also included the presentation of a Society medal to Bruce Gorie, for a long time secretary at the Lyon Office.

The Social Secretary announced the programme for next Session:
Saturday, 29th September 2018
“Heraldry around the World”
Prof. James Floyd
Saturday, 27th October 2018
“Being the wife of an Officer of Arms”
Eilean Malden
Saturday, 1st December 2018
St Andrew Lecture
“The State funeral and heraldry of Mary Queen of Scots”
John Malden, Esq. Slains Pursuivant
President; The Heraldry Society of Scotland
St. Andrew Dinner
7.00pm for 7.45pm
Guest Speaker: tba
Saturday, 26th January, 2019
“Alexander Galloway- a remarkable Aberdeen Cleric with a Taste for Heraldry”
Charles Burnett, Esq., President Emeritus; The Heraldry Society of Scotland
Saturday, 23rd February, 2019
“Branding or Blazon? The future of Heraldry in a world of Logos and Trademarks”
Elizabeth Roads, LVO
Vice President; The Heraldry Society of Scotland
Saturday, 30th March, 2019
Yvonne Holton, Herald Painter
Saturday, 27th April 2019
Visit to Carlisle
Saturday, 265h May 2019
“The Heraldry of the Incorporated Trades of Scotland”
Leslie Hodgson