Great War Exhibition open through September

The Great War Exhibition organised by Kinloch Historical Society in the Old School Balallan was opened by a Service of Remembrance on Friday, August 29, conducted by the Rev Iain Murdo Campbell.

In this, the first of three exhibitions planned for the Great War centenary period 2014 -2018, a capacity attendance saw details of those lost from the community of Kinloch, along with trench maps, war diary pages and outline information of the other exhibition subjects; those who served in 1914-18 and in the last, the Iolaire disaster.

Twenty two uniforms and military artefacts provided by Ken Earle-Mitchell, Gravir completed the exhibition.

The exhibition continues to be open for the month of September on Wednesdays from 1pm to 3pm and on Saturdays from 11am to 4pm. It will also be open for a series of events planned for the period up to the end of the year.

A quiz night is to be held on the 3rd on this event will be on our Facebook page.

An evening with a quest speaker showing photographs of his visit to War Cemeteries, a film night showing plays performed by the pupils of Balallan and Sgoil nan Loch schools, a panel night and in December a dinner/auction night completes the programme.