Social Events

One of the features of the Group, much appreciated by members, is the extensive social programme. This runs throughout the year with a different balance of activities during Winter and Summer.

Guided Tour of Holmwood House

Monday 11th June 2018

One hour tour of the stunning Alexander (Greek) Thomson designed, residential villa, Holmwood House, opened in 1858, starting at 10.30am. Meet at the entrance at 10.15am. Cost is free to NTS members and £5.50 for non-members. Tea, coffee and a scone, if desired, will be an extra £3.50. Booking opens on 30 April. Please send Social Event booking form indicating whether or not NTS member and if you want the refreshment, plus any payment, to Sheila Crawford. No maximum number.

Tour of Royal Yacht Britannia, Ocean Terminal, Leith, Edinburgh.

Monday 2nd July 2018

This is a self-guided tour of the stunning Royal Yacht Britannia, where you will get to see what life on board was like for the Royal Family. Your admission ticket allows you access to the Royal Deck Tea Room where you can buy afternoon tea after your tour. We will travel through to Edinburgh by service bus leaving from Buchanan Street bus station at 10.00 am. This allows you time to have lunch, then take the no 22 bus to Ocean Terminal from George Street. We meet at the Visitor Centre at 1.45pm. Cost for this tour is £13.50 per head if we have 15 or more attending. Please bring bus passes. Booking opens on 21 May. Please send Social event booking form plus payment to Sheila Crawford. No maximum number.

Evening Treasure Trail walk round Milngavie

Monday 20th August  2018

You will be in a team of 5-6 spies for the evening, solving clues on a 1.5 mile treasure trail around Milngavie town centre. Total distance to walk is around 1.5 miles. Teams will be chosen at random by the organisers and will be timed to set off 10-15 minutes apart from the start in Douglas Street. Details will be e-mailed nearer the time. When you have solved the code, refreshments will be available at the Fraser Centre. Cost will be £5 to include spy documents, refreshments and prizes. Booking opens on 9 July. Maximum number 36. Please send a Social Event booking form and payment to Sheila Crawford. Maximum number 36.

 Advance notice of Guided Tour of the Lighthouse, Mitchell Lane

Tuesday 25th September 2018

Guided tour of Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s building in Mitchell Lane, Glasgow at 10.30am.

 Advance notice of 30th Anniversary Celebration Ceilidh

Friday 12th October 2018, 7pm.

Meal and Ceilidh at Milngavie Bowling Club.
More details on Breaking News before booking opens on 7th September.
Please come along and join the celebrations.