Aberdour Cultural Association

About this Organisation

The group was set up in July 2010 and our aim is to initiate and promote artistic, cultural and associated activities within Aberdour and the surrounding areas, for example, art, drama, music, written and spoken word, film, local history - for example, we installed a poetry trail around the village; published a history of HMS Tarlair, a WW1 naval research station situated in Aberdour; we have organised visits to the Royal Observatory in Edinburgh; host occasional talks and film nights, and send out regular information on local events to an ever-growing mailing list.

Organisation Type

Local History Society/Association/Group


Entry last updated: April 23rd, 2018

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Listen Up! - HMS Tarlair and Memories of the Hawkcraig Admiralty Experimental Establishment Station, Aberdour, Fife, 1915-1918

At the beginning of the First World War the German U-boat had become a major threat. Its large-scale destruction of merchant shipping caused not only great loss of life but also a fear that the British population would be fatally starved of materials and food.

Between 1915 and 1918 the Admiralty Experimental Establishment Station located at Hawkcraig Point in Aberdour on the Firth of ... read more

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