Category: Blantyre Events

Remembrance Events

Priestfield Hall, High Blantyre People are invited back to Priestfield Hall, High Blantyre at 3.30pm today, Sunday 11th November 2018 to hear Gordon Cook’s presentation about Auchentibber history. The event marking 100 years since the end of WW1 is being celebrated in true style, with the Community Council doing a fantastic job in decorating the […]

BIG Blantyre Blether

Join the Big Blantyre Blether – To help shape Blantyre’s Future I’m sitting on the steering group of many individuals and groups to help review suggestions from local people as to how Blantyre can be made better. There’s a GREAT event lined up for Sunday 4th November and YOU are invited! Blantyre residents came along in […]

1979 Bardykes Farm

  In July 1979, Blantyre Round Table hosted a horse derby at Bardykes Farm. Over 4,500 people attended the successful event and spectators came from afar to see the horses and riders in action. These pictures show some of the people attending that day. Lanarkshire Newspaper Distributor John Morgan (pictured seated) kept an eye on […]

1979 Blantyre Gala Day

Blantyre Gala day in June 1979 had great participation from schools and organisations. The cubs and guides took great delight is posing for this photo and the girls of Blantyre High School put on a display of summer colours. Do you recognise anybody? Featuring Blantyre Project Social Media with permission. Strictly not for use by others on […]

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