You can now view the video of our november meeting, feauring a talk by Nic Boyes on "Stone and Earth – Falkland, Scotland, China and India".

Coming events

As usual, there are no lectures during August, but there will be some events to look out for, including the Listed Buildings Survey launch and Workd Photography Day, the annual Craft Symposium, and a chance to sponor our new book – see below.

Our programme of lectures for the new season is still being worked on. The lectures for September to December are fixed, and will all be held online. Lectures for January onwards are still being arranged, and will be held online or in various locations.

See the full programme for 2020–21.

Early August: Launch of the Listed Buildings Survey

We will be delivering leaflets throughout the Conservation Area of Falkland, to invite local residents and business owners to take part in our Falkland Listing Buildings Survey, to fill in some of the gaps in our record of local historic buildings. More about the survey.

18-21 August: Fifth annual Falkland Craft Symposium

A window into the world of craftsmanship, hosted by the Falkland Centre for Stewardship and the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings.

Previous Craft Symposia have included a mix of lectures and practical craft activities, covering different fields every year. This year's Symposium will be held online via Zoom, including contributions from craftspeople working in various fields as well as conservation professionals and historians.

Each day's session will run from from 2 to 4 p.m. with two lectures and an opportunity for general discussion. Tickets are free but need to be booked; donations encouraged.

Full details with links to each days's programme and how to book, at the Centre for Stewardship's website.

Wednesday 19 August: World Photography Day

Please join us to take photographs of Falkland's historic buildings. Meet on Brunton Green at 10 a.m. with your camera and get your briefing on the project.