Exhibition Special Viewing Hosted By East Ayrshire Leisure Trust

The Baird Institute in Cumnock, East Ayrshire is currently showcasing The Lost Villages Exhibition until the 3rd May. However, on Friday 15th March, esteemed guests, project volunteers and participants were invited along to a special viewing of the exhibition hosted by East Ayrshire Leisure Trust. Attendees were also treated to a sneak peek of the book ‘Memory, Mining and Heritage – Voices From Ayrshire Communities’. Thank you to everyone that came along and shared memories of their mining heritage.

Image Above: Left to Right – Professor Arthur McIvor, Dr Yvonne McFadden, Councillor William Lennox, Councillor Drew Filson, Lyndsay Jess (EALT) , Councillor June Kyle, Councillor Douglas Reid, Councillor Jim McMahon and Allan Dorans MP.

Image Below: Left to Right – Dr Yvonne McFadden and Professor Arthur McIvor from Strathclyde University and the Scottish Oral History Centre, alongside Lyndsay Jess, Museums Development Officer for East Ayrshire Leisure Trust.