Dr Hugh Dan MacLennan will be delivering a talk tomorrow night to  the Scottish Local History Forum’s 2021 Annual Conference – Scottish Sports and Pastimes, to be held via zoom on Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th November at 5pm.  Details below:

Wednesday, 10 November 2021 – 17.00-19.00

Tales from the Ring: celebrating Scotland’s boxing heritage –Karl Magee, University of Stirling

Summer Ice – Laura Nicolson, Loch Ard Local History Group

Tae a ba’: the history of the lost art of making a shinty ball – Dr Hugh Dan MacLennan, Broadcaster and Researcher


Thursday, 11 November 2021 – 17.00-19.00

Jimmy Curran: Scotland’s greatest athletics coach –Craig Statham, National Library of Scotland

Women Work Better After Cricket and Football: exploring the development of women’s football during World War One in Scotland – Dr Fiona Skillen, Glasgow Caledonian University

Wee Jessie: Scotland’s World No. 1 golfer – Dr Eve Soulsby, Golf Historian

More information can be found on the website https://www.slhf.org/event/slhf-2021-annual-conference-taking-part-aspects-scottish-sports-and-pastimes