Author Archives: Jim Thomson

Walter Scott & Balfron Station

The Group’s latest project under COVID-19 restrictions. To celebrate Balfron Station’s (tenuous!!) link with Sir Walter Scott the disused Balfron Station bus shelter was cleaned up and a panel installed to mark the 250th anniversary of the great Scottish author/poet’s birth. This Stirling Observer article ‘launched’ the display. Walter Scott anniversary events can be found […]


Obviously, the current COVID-19 pandemic has curtailed all our plans for 2020. There are no plans to reschedule the proposed concerts (i.e. Dougie Maclean and the Finale Concert including Jim Thomson’s ‘Balfron Radicals Song Suite’ but it is hope that we can mount the Radicals exhibition if/when conditions in Balfron Library allow.