Men’s Club



Our meetings are held every second Monday evening in the Ford Hall, Kingcase Church. Come along and join us.

On 27th November we had Malcolm Wilson talking about entertainment and Philip Mancini on how his ancestors came from Italy and set up business as a fish and chip shop then branching into ice cream. He brought tubs for us all.

On 4th December we had our Festive Meal in The Vine. It was enjoyed by everyone who attended.

On11th December we had Bill Lindsay talking about William Schaw Lindsay who was born in Ayr and went on to becoming the largest commercial ship owner in the U.K. In his later years he did a lot of philanthropy work.

Our new year started on 8th January with Bob McMillan talking about the Panama Canal from its start to present day.

On 22nd January our visit to Search and Rescue at Prestwick Airport was cancelled due to them being down to one helicopter as the other one was away for a major overhaul.

George English stepped in at short notice and talked about family history and research.

On 5th February we had Euan Terras on Ayrshire Fiddle Orchestra and their American tour last summer.

On 19th February we had Andy Dick talking on mining in Ayrshire.

That leaves us with Jim Laird on Football Referees on 4th March and our A.G.M. on 18t March then we break for the summer, resuming again in September.

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Men’s Club Syllabus for Season 2023 – 2024

  • September 18th Brian McBride – Mission Aviation Fellowship
  • October 2nd Alan Cameron – Ayrshire Hospice New Building
  • October 13th Note this is a Friday afternoon 1.00pm Visit to STV Studios
  • October 16th Robert Nimmo – Pilgrimage in Northern Spain
  • October 30th Ken Nairn – Auld Ayr
  • Date to be comfirned – This will be a daytime visit to Bagpipe Maker Crosshouse
  • November 13th Simon Lamb – Publishing etc of Book
  • November 27th Malcolm Wilson – Entertainment
  • December 11th Bill Lindsay – Ayrshire man William Schaw Lindsay
  • December – Festive Meal
  • January 8th – Bob Martin – Panama Canal
  • January 22nd – Visit to Search & Rescue Prestwick Airport (Not yet confirmed)
  • February 5th – Euan Terras – Ayrshire Fiddle Orchestra American Tour
  • February 19th – Andy Dick – Mining
  • March 4th – Jim Laird – Football Referees
  • March 18th – A.G.M