Bygone Shotts

Remember the past and share your stories of Shotts in times gone by.

The last Tuesday of each month has become a tribute to Shotts of the past. Come along at 1.30pm to share your memories and stories of the local area and reminisce about how life used to be. Each month will feature different themes such as:

  • Bygone Shotts in Pictures – Drop-in for a cuppa and a chat over a selection of photos,
    maps and moving images of Shotts in the past.
  • Industry – Come and see some old workers tools used in the iron and coal industry and
    share workers stories from around the town.
  • Going Out – Did you enjoy going Up The Dancin’ or catch a film at the Regal? A selection of
    photos, costumes and ticket stubs will take you back to a night oot in Shotts!
  • School Days – Join us today and share some memories about your school days whether it
    was in Shotts or elsewhere.
  • Family History – A drop-in session with our local history officer to show you some tools for tracing your family history
  • Shopping – Hark back to the high street of old- which shops and services do you remember
    in Shotts? We’ve some photos and familiar brands and products as well

Contact Shotts Library directly for more information.

Call 01501 821556 | Email shottslibrary@culturenl.co.uk