Free talks at museum

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Staff at Kirriemuir’s Gateway to the Glens Museum have announced a programme of monthly free public talks, from January through to April.

The programme began on Tuesday with an illustrated talk on Robbie Burns by Wendy Glass on Tuesday as part of the Burns Week events at the museum.

February’s talk is ‘A History Of Logie House’ by owner Gavin Dobson, on Wednesday, February 4. The March event is Castles of Angus by historian David Orr, on Tuesday, March 17. The programme concludes with ‘Black Deeds in the Black Isle’ by John Easson, on Wednesday, April 8.

This final talk tells the story of the Mulbuie Murderer, John Adam, from Lintrathen who was the last man to be publicly hanged in Inverness.

All talks are free, and start at 7 p.m. Places can be booked and more details obtained by contacting museum staff during opening hours, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday, at 32 High Street; by telephoning 01575 575479, e-mailing kirriegateway@angus.gov.uk or on facebook – Angus Museums.