Monday, 31 October 2016

Exhibition on Earlston at Work and Play

Auld Earlston's recent exhibition and slide show at the Church Hall has been voted a great success by organisers of the local heritage group.  

The theme of "Earlston at Work and Play" drew a large audience throughout the two days, with the four slide shows attracting full houses. Visitors also had the chance to browse through information panels and extensive displays of vintage photographs on working lives - at farms, mills, blacksmiths, shops, trades  and as carters and posties, whilst "Earlston at Leisure" saw features on the local cinema, dances, fetes, socials and shows, plus fun outdoors, sporting activities and setting out for trips away.

Visitors enjoyed reminiscing over tea and coffee, whilst also completing a short survey "Share a Memory of Work and Leisure in Earlston." 

Auld Earlston Chairman,  Sheila Mckay said " We were delighted at the response and thank all who came along to support our event to make it such a success. We were encouraged by the length of time many people took to look around and see what our Auld Earlston Group is  doing to keep Earlston’s past alive."



  1. Many congratulations on your Auld Earlston exhibition and slide show which attracted lots of visitors over the two days and was a huge success. Best wishes from us all at the Worldwide One-Place Study Register.

    1. Auld Earlston Group1 November 2016 at 13:25

      Very many thanks for reading our blog and taking the time to comment.

  2. Exhibition was great

  3. Was sorry to miss this exhibition, need to look forward to the next one.

  4. A great exhibition - well done to all.

  5. Brill as usual Sheila, thanks

  6. Great to see all the old photos, thanks to everyone involved.


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