Notice of Annual General Meeting Please note the AGM for the Friends of Glenrothes & Area Heritage Centre is being held on Thursday 14th May 2015 within the Heritage Centre premises at 6.30 for 7 pm. It is hoped that all members will manage to attend. Please Note that Memberships Are Now Due! Friends [...]
With Thanks to Tullis Russell & Co. Ltd. Our efforts were eased greatly when Tullis Russell, arguably the largest employer in the area at that time, offered us the use of their extensive 1914-1918 Employee Records. Many of their employees enlisted at the beginning of the war with the promise of their jobs being [...]
News! GAHC’s celebrates its’ First Christmas GAHC marks its’ first christmas with a window display entitled “Christmas 1950′s”. After the austerity of WW II families looked whole-heartedly towards Christmas. Although meat rationing was still in force until 4th July 1954 (sweets in 1953) for the first time in years Chicken, Turkey and [...]
Do you recognise anyone – yourself, a relative, neighbour friend? If you do, let us know in the box below which picture you are commenting on, which person(s) in the picture you are naming, and as much information as possible about the event. Do you recognise anyone – yourself, a relative, neighbour friend? If you [...]
We are about to make an important announcement about the location of the Glenrothes & Area Heritage Centre’s new premises within the Kingdom Centre. Just a few more weeks to go, and it will be all go for the launch of our new site. Remember, if you are able to volunteer to assist with the [...]
Glenrothes & Area Heritage Centre is delighted to announce that on 17th August 2011 we were granted the status of being a Scottish Charity by the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator. Our charity number is SCO42520. Now that this important milestone has been achieved we will be able to access funding and grant aid [...]
We are delighted to announce that the Glenrothes & Area Heritage Centre’s new website goes live on Thursday 28th July 2011. Many thanks to Susan Pierce Sloan for creating and building this site.
Glenrothes & Area Heritage Centre has been donated the magnificent sum of £5000 from Glenrothes & District’s Arts Endowment Trust – an organisation formed from the original Glenrothes Civic Trust which was set up in the 1970′s as a community pressure group for the creation of a Civic Centre in Glenrothes. However, one of the [...]
Heritage Centre Awareness Campaign – We’re on the Move Again! The photographic exhibition in Rothes Halls has returned to its home on the ground floor. It remains to be popular with the public and is now showing Glenrothes in the 1970′s. There is also an exhibition of photographs from Bill Fiet’s vintage collection covering Markinch, Thornton, Kinglassie [...]
Friends of Glenrothes & Area Heritage Centre will be launched later this year. Details of cost of membership together with benefits and future events will be posted. Details and membership forms will also be available from Rothes Halls and district libraries.