With only a few shopping days left until Christmas, why not gather your children and grandchildren around the tree and read them the 1984 Argos catalouge. Reminisce about the good old days when you could buy a 16k ZX Spectrum computer for just £49.95 or a Commodore64 for £219.95.
The Registrar General’s Annual Review, published last week by National Records of Scotland, paints a picture of Scotland in statistics and considers the impact of World War One on the whole country and on one family. The Cowie Family from Turriff feature in the report which details information during and after the great war. John […]
To commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, The Gordon Highlanders Museum is delighted to announce a full day of thought-provoking events and activities to remember this historic anniversary. Daytime events between 10.00 – 16.00 are set to include ‘The Great War Boys’ Living History group, curatorial talks, The Gordon Highlanders […]
I’ve had an E-mail in to the byre today from the fair city of Dublin. John mailed me to ask, I have recently purchased an antique clock made by clockmaker George Dunbar of Turriff. The clock was described as 19th century and I am endeavouring to find out as much as a can about the […]
WELL known for the famous story of the Turra Coo, the area plays host to the annual Turriff Show – Scotland’s biggest two-day agricultural show, which attracts 40,000 visitors each summer. Known locally as “Turra”, the town has continued to grow over the years with more and more people choosing to set up home there. […]