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Glasgow Trades Hall visit

Recently members of the Hammermen spent an enjoyable morning at Trades Hall in Glasgow which is home of the Trades House of Glasgow established in 1605. Our tour was courtesy of Craig Bryce, Deacon of the Incorporation of Masons in Glasgow … Continue reading

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Remembrance Sunday 2015

The Seven Incorporated Trades were represented at the Remembrance Sunday ceremony. They attended the Church of the Holy Rude service and then walked down to the refurbished war memorial where Deacon Stuart laid a wreath on behalf of the Incorporation of … Continue reading

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Hammermen Elect a New Deacon

At the Annual General Meeting of the Incorporation of Hammermen, Baillie Andrew McEwan was elected as New Deacon. He thanked the Old Deacon Stuart Campbell for his invaluable contribution to both the revival of the Hammermen (now with 26 members) and also … Continue reading

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Hammermen Annual Dinner 2015

The Incorporation of Hammermen held their Annual Dinner on Friday night in the Allan Park Hotel. Guest speakers were Bruce Blanche and Michael Giannandrea. Deacon Stuart Campbell introduced the meeting with a run through of the successes of the year. … Continue reading

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Burns Supper 2015

In the now familiar fashion, the Hammermen enjoyed a fabulous evenings entertainment at the Golden Lion on the Anniversary of Robert Burns visit to the Golden Lion in August 1787. Deacon Stuart Campbell chaired the proceedings with Baillie Andy McEwan … Continue reading

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Duncarron Visit

The Incorporation recently visited Duncarron Medieval Village deep in the Carron Valley Forest. This was one of Duncarron’s regular open days – Spirit of Duncarron 2015. As part of the open day, Saor Patrol played. They are the Trust’s band … Continue reading

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Blue Blanket Unwrapped

A few members of the Hammermen and Embroiders Guild attended a very rare event courtesy of Elspeth King, Director, Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum where the Blue Blanket was unwrapped. This is rarely done due to its very poor condition … Continue reading

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Hammermen bolster local lads career

Local lad Rowen Baird, training to become a traditional joiner, was recently made an award from the Incorporation of Hammermen, one of the Seven Incorporated Trades of Stirling. Rowen has been undertaking a year-long placement in Stirling through the ‘Skills … Continue reading

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Walking the Marches 2015

On Saturday 13th June, the 2nd historic walking of the Marches of the City and Royal Burgh of Stirling took place. The weather was fair and the procession started with the swearing in of the Birlaw men by Bailie of … Continue reading

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Forth Valley College Annual Carpentry & Joinery Competition

Some of the top carpentry and joinery apprentices from through Scotland competed in the 2015 Scottish Association of Timber Trade Teachers’ (SATTT) Annual Carpentry & Joinery craft competition at Forth Valley College’s Stirling Campus on Saturday 16th May. The entrants represented … Continue reading

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