Meetings and Speakers

The Kilt Shop in the 1950s (click to enlarge)

The Society has a programme of speakers on local history from September to March. The syllabus for 2019-2020 can be found here.
Meetings take place in Dunbar Town House on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 7pm (Speaker at 7.30pm).
The next speaker – on Tuesday  11 Feb 2020 is “The Ups and Downs of Tourism in Dunbar from the 1950s to the Present Day” by Ailsa McKenzie and Dr Jim Herring, who will give the talk. This will look at Dunbar as a seaside town and how tourism ebbed and flowed in this period, from the peak in the 1960s to a low point in the 1980s when Torness was being built.