Walk & Talk - Linlithgow
When & Where
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In collaboration with the Scottish Vernacular Buildings Working Group, SLHF's "Walk and Talk" for 2020 visits the historic burgh Linlithgow.
Local experts will introduce us to its residents, its buildings and its history and then lead walks in the afternoon.
10.30: Registration and coffee, Education Room, Burgh Halls, The Cross, Linlithgow, West Lothian EH49 7AH.
11.00: Bruce Jamieson – “Linlithgow Lives” (exploring different aspects of local history and personalities), followed by questions.
11.50: Laurie Alexander – “Four hundred years of evolution of the Linlithgow High Street”, followed by questions.
12.40: Attendees obtain lunch for themselves and it is noted that cafés etc are likely to be busy on Saturday; opportunity to visit Far from the Madding Crowd, award-winning bookshop in East High Street at which there will be a discount for the W-&-T group. Attendees can also visit the bookshop at the conclusion of the day.
1:30: Linlithgow Palace (Bruce Jamieson)
2:15: Attendees split into Group A and Group B
2:20: Group A: Linlithgow High Street (Laurie Alexander) - Group B: Guided tour of Linlithgow Museum, Tam Dalyell House
2:55: Group A: Guided tour of Linlithgow Museum, Tam Dalyell House - Group B: Linlithgow High Street (Laurie Alexander)
3:30: Depart or Opportunity to have a short walk to the Union Canal led by Graeme Cruickshank (SLHF Trustee) plus further opportunity to visit the Far from the Madding Crowd bookshop.
The Linlithgow Burgh Halls website has full information on its location and access, and on the various travel options and parking: https://www.linlithgowburghhalls.com/visit
The local contacts note that parking is difficult, especially on a Saturday. Train or bus travel are recommended.
Book and pay online:
|Linlithgow Walk & Talk - Member Ticket||£12.00|
|Linlithgow Walk & Talk - Non-Member Ticket||£17.00|
Or complete and send the form below by post with a cheque made payable to ‘Scottish Local History Forum’ by 20 June to:
Doris Williamson SLHF Administrator Box 103
12 South Bridge
Edinburgh EH1 1DD
£12 members, £17 non-members