We have just produced a set of age-specific local history walk booklets for Balfron Primary School and have gifted a set to Primary 6 who have been doing in-depth local history studies this session.
Just to give you an update on the earlier article about Jim Thomson’s “Robin Oig” one-man play, because of restriction on live performance, the plan had been to film this. Local videographer, David Shearer (ViewGo), had agreed to film, we had secured the services of a young Glasgow actor, Kieran Borland, the Robin Oig theme […]
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 […]
While our usual historical walks and talks have been curtailed by this year Stirling’s Level 3 restrictions it has certainly not stemmed Balfron Heritage Group’s creative duties. We have just now published a one-man play by Jim Thomson about the fascinating tale of Rob Roy’s favourite son’s trial for the abduction of Jean Key from […]