Sunday, 29 March 2015

New season at the museum

The Salmon Bothy museum re-opens this week for the Easter holiday weekend!  Opening hours are 2 - 4pm on Friday 3rd, Saturday 4th, Sunday 5th and Monday 6th April.

Throughout April and May opening times will be 2 - 4pm on Saturdays and Sundays.  Our friendly volunteers will be delighted to welcome you!

Friday, 27 March 2015

Film Night, Thursday 2nd April

Paddington (the movie) is coming to Portsoy  just in time for the Easter holidays!  Thursday 2nd April, 7pm at the Salmon Bothy.  Tickets from usual outlets are just £5 and come with guaranteed Easter treats!

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

William Littlejohn, casualty of WW1

On this day we reflect on the sacrifice of William Littlejohn, Gunner 2014 in the Royal Garrison Artillery (34th), who died of his injuries on 18th March 1915 at the Royal Military Hospital, Isle of Wight.  He left behind a widowed wife, Jane Morrison, Chapel Street, Portsoy.  His grave can be found in Portsoy’s old burial ground.

Friday, 13 March 2015

Book Festival

An exciting weekend is coming up - the second Book Festival.

Have a look on the website for details.

Please support us with this venture.

James Williamson, war casualty

Today we remember James Williamson, Pte 1465, 6th Battalion Gordon Highlanders, a casualty of the battle of Neuve Chapelle.  James was the son of J. Williamson, gamekeeper at Glassaugh, Fordyce, and was aged just 19 when he died on 13th March 1915.  He is named on the memorial at Le Touret in Pas de Calais, France.