- The Society now has a Facebook page. Click on the link in the left-hand menu.
- For the 10th Anniversary of the Society, an exhibition will be held at the River Room, Robert Owen Institute, New Lanark from the 3rd to the 29th March, 2014. Admission is free.
Part of the Society's Exhibition in the River Room, New Lanark. The exhibition continues until the 29th March, 2014.
The Jim Hamilton Heritage Society of Coalburn was established in 2004.
Meetings are held normally on the FIRST and THIRD Wednesdays each month; from SEPTEMBER until APRIL, 7.30pm - 9pm, in Coalburn Bowling Club, next to the Coalburn Miners Welfare's One Stop Shop.
There is an invited guest speaker at each meeting and non-members are welcome to attend. (See Syllabus)
The Society runs the Heritage Centre in the One Stop Shop which contains an archive of photographs, documents and artifacts relating to Coalburn's social history and mining heritage. The majority of these were collected by the late Jim Hamilton.
Coalburn's One Stop Shop
Chairman: Mr Peter McLeish
Vice-Chairman: Mr John Zawadzki
Secretary: Mrs Betty Bell
Treasurer: Miss Jean Savage
Archivist/Newsletter: Mr John Zawadzki
An informative 12-page newsletter, designed and produced to a high standard by our Heritage Worker and Vice-President, John Zawadzki, is published quarterly and distributed FREE to members. (Non-members £2)
It also features a record of village events and articles of local interest submitted by members.