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 […]
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.