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HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM US ALL AT 131!

We are planning this year's exhibition. 2017 will mark some notable anniversaries, especially the 50th anniversary of the introduction of colour TV and the start of Radios 1, 2, 3 and 4.

We'd welcome new exhibition guides! If you'd like to give it a try, contact us via this link. Training given - It's very rewarding and good fun!

VISIT BY AIR CADETS

Two groups of Air Cadets from Grangemouth were welcomed to the Museum last October. After being introduced to the various sections of the Museum, including the 'Y' Service display, Radio Room, early communications equipment and the WW1 trench, they spent time discovering and trying out old methods of communication. As you can see from the second photo, they were very impressed with trench!!!

 

NEW YEAR SPECIAL

Talking to the Animals? Dr Doolittle on Wi-Fi?
Prof. Malcolm Mitchell - Saturday 21 January at 11.30 am PROMPT

Prof. Mitchell is based at the Roslin Institute (birthplace of Dolly the Sheep) and specialises in animal welfare.

The presentation will describe the technologies developed through research that are currently applied to animal monitoring and will describe how their application has influenced modern animal production practices (Smart Farming and Agritech) and legislation.

Admission (including buffet lunch): £8.00 (Members), £10 (non-members). Lecture only £4.00 (members) and £5.00 (non-members).

To book, please e-mail dc_brankin@tiscali.co.uk or phone 01506 823424.

Click here for our address, a map and directions.

Dave Gavine receiving his vote of thanks from David Brown, following last year's Harry Matthews lecture on The Herschel Family. Everyone learned facts that they didn't already know about this great man and his gifted family.

Two outside organisations held events in the Museum last November. They were the Microwave Round Table and the Enthomusicology Society. See below:-