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Latest additions - New FP Club (Cultural and Historical Club)

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New FP Club formed - Cultural and Historical Club

27th September 2017 Event

The first outing of the Boroughmuir Cultural and Historical Club will be as previously intimated a tour of St. Giles Cathedral, this will be on Wednesday the 27th of September meeting at the Visitor welcome desk at 10.30. A tour of the Cathedral is usually an hour but can be extended if required. Thank you to those of you who have expressed an interest in this new addition to the Boroughmuir Family of Clubs, As partially sighted I also offer a touch, sensory tour if required, assistance dogs are welcome.

Please contact boroughmuir7079@gmail.com, d_roxburgh@hotmail.co.uk or 0131 447 6485 of any additional attendances.

We are delighted to announce that we have launched a new FP Club within the BFPA family. It will be a cultural and historical group that seeks to promote opportunities for current, past Pupils and staff in visiting sites of historical, heritage, cultural, architectural interest.
We are very fortunate to have the Club run and organised by well known FP, Douglas Roxburgh MBE, who has already drawn up a programme of visits with talks where appropriate to run initially from September to December 2017. It is open to all members of the BFPA, any costs for entrance will only be expected where the host organisation has an admission charge, however, we have negotiated a 50% reduction in costs for BFPA members.
Organisations involved so far are The Church of Scotland, the National Trust for Scotland, Riddles Court, The People's Story, Gilmerton Cove Trust, The Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland, Edinburgh Street Play, the National Storytelling Centre and the Patrick Geddes Society. If you are interested in learning more about this group then further information and contact details are on the FP Club News menu bar on the left hand side of this page under the Cultural and Historical Club tab.
We are confident that this will prove to be a very popular Club with current and former pupils and staff, their family and friends and the wider membership of the Boroughmuir family of clubs.

 

2017 Magazine

The magazine left was issued in November 2016 and we are now preparing for the 2017 edition which will focus on the new school and memories of the old building. If you would like to contribute an article then please click the link here (a link to my email) and send us your memories. Publication for this year's edition is expected to be Autumn 2017.

Year Group Champions

We are still looking for more Year Group champions to organise reunions with their classmates.
We currently have 8 “champions” and would be keen to hear from more FPs, particularly from the 1970s onwards. We can give help and guidance on how to go about tracing former Year Group classmates.

If you are interested please go to the Contact Us menu on the website.

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