This Month – October 2018

We’ve already been asked about the November Fireworks displays, so here are the ones we know about so far. On Friday 2nd November, Kilbarchan’s Fireworks Display is at Kilbarchan Park from 7.30pm. There’s two on Saturday 3rd November: The Bishopton Scout Group Fireworks display is at the RoF Car Park, Bishopton, gates open 6.30pm, display starts 7.30pm. Kilmacolm Bonfire and Fireworks is at Knapps, gates open at 4.30pm, bonfire lit 6pm. If you are involved in any other events, please send us details for our November issue. [...]

This Month – July 2018

In this month’s issue we celebrate the 150th birthday anniversary of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, and his contribution to the architecture of Scotland, and in particular Kilmacolm. An article on p24 from the Kilmacolm Heritage Company pays tribute to this great man and his vision. So it was heartbreaking to see the Mackintosh Building, loving called “The Mack” by so many, in flames. Especially after the fire only four years ago, and the success of the rebuilding work which was so close to completion. There is hope that the building may be salvaged, but at this stage it is too early to say for sure. It will certainly be a huge loss for Glasgow if it cannot be rebuilt. [...]