Notice of meetings 2016-17

Please note the dates of Odenwald Association meetings and activities planned for the coming months. Association meetings are held in The Municipal Buildings, West Bridge Street, Falkirk FK1 5RS 2016 November 8 Talk – Kayleigh Boardman, A Veterinary Nurse in Africa. 7.00 pm Municipal Buildings, Falkirk December No meeting 2017 January 10 Annual Dinner, CladhanContinue reading “Notice of meetings 2016-17”

First meeting on 2016-17 session

Walter Simms (vice-Chair) welcomed everyone to the first meeting of the 2016-17 session of the Odenwald Association. He extended a special welcome to Sylvia, who had heard about the Association at Hanne Stuckert’s Limes talk at Falkirk Library during Big Roman Week. Anne Simms (Secretary) then reported on all the happenings over the summer, includingContinue reading “First meeting on 2016-17 session”

Games stall raises more than £400

Saturday 23 July 2016: Odenwald Association members turned out to man the fund raising Bottle Stall at the 145th Airth Highland Games. Alongside the local pipe band, Highland Dancing competitions, children’s entertainment, craft stalls, foods,  refreshment tents, and the sights and sounds of the fair, the park was transformed in the magnificent setting between  theContinue reading “Games stall raises more than £400”

Odenwald children learn about Scottish culture

While in the Odenwald as entertainers for the Burns Supper, Falkirk music teachers Susanne Bell and Gareth Lloyd were invited to two schools as part of a music project to teach children through music and song a little about Scottish culture. With Susanne playing accordion and tin whistle and Gareth on guitar, almost 60 childrenContinue reading “Odenwald children learn about Scottish culture”

Scottish Railway Preservation Society

Talk by Carl John, Scottish Railway Preservation Society and Management Development Board.  Association meeting – Tuesday 9 February 2016 Carl John, a working Councillor with West Lothian Council by day, revealed another side of his life which, from 1961 as a young ‘trainspotter taking numbers in a book”, he has matured into a fully-fledged geekContinue reading “Scottish Railway Preservation Society”