Visiting Lumberjacks: Forestry Corps in Wartime Scotland, on 11 May at 7:30pm, at Wildside, Whitebridge.
Alasdair Cameron will talk about the importance of timber in both World Wars and how lumberjacks crossed the oceans to harvest the Scottish trees and meet the Scottish Lassies. With reference to the Newfoundland (Newfies) Forestry Camp at Whitebridge which was active in the later part of WW2 and for a period at the end of the war. Though masks are not compulsory, Heritage group talks attract many people from at risk groups so we would request that masks will be worn for the talk.
Admission to this talk is free with donations welcome .On this occasion all donations will be given towards aid in Ukraine via the Disasters Emergency Committee.
Future Heritage events:- 2nd July trip to Kirkmichael Trust in the Black Isle(https://www.kirkmichael.info/ ) and Lest You Forget Stratherrick, talk by Alister Chisholm in September.