Talk & Slides

Thursday March 15th  2018

Rutherglen In Old Photos:   Talk & Slideshow

Local author Carol Foreman presents the history behind many of Rutherglen’s old buildings and industries.

See some rare and newly restored photos of Old Rutherglen.  This is an event for The Young At Heart Festival.

Places are available from Rutherglen Library, please enquire in person or by phone 0141 643 1296.




December 2017 Events

Rutherglen Lore – Talk & Slides at Rutherglen Library

Friday 1st December    2-3pm  

‘Rutherglen Lore’   The Book.         

Talk presented by author Carol Foreman & Librarian Zen Boyd.

Learn more about the definitive 1922 book on Rutherglen, written by “the Rutherglen Librarian” William Ross Shearer. Illustrated by a unique range of Historic Rutherglen photos, including rare family photos.

Learn more about the author William Ross Shearer: Author, Librarian, Photographer, Historian.

A Book Week Scotland Event.  Places    £3.10 / £1.55 concession

To book your place please contact Rutherglen Library, 163 Main Street, Rutherglen, telephone 0141 6135380.

May Heritage Events 2016

Old Rutherglen Shops   Thurs 26th May 2-3pm  

Talk by author Carol Foreman & librarian Zen Boyd             Tickets £2.10

A Talk & Slideshow of the Old Shops of Rutherglen over the years.   Learn more about the history behind some of Rutherglen’s shops and businesses. This topic has been greatly added to over the past two years, some new photos are now part of the slideshow.

Tickets are available at Rutherglen Library Main desk, 163 Main Street, Rutherglen.


Heritage Open Day           Sat 21 May 2pm -4pm   Free Event

Browse our History Archives on Rutherglen, Cambuslang & Lanarkshire. Old Photos, local newspapers, topics such as WW1 & WW2, old shops, old cinemas. Search the website for FREE for your own Family Tree.

Drop in to Rutherglen Heritage Centre, Floor 1 of Rutherglen Library, 163 Main Street. G73 2HB

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