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Heritage talks

Press release   •   Sep 28, 2016 08:37 BST

Moray Council museums officer Liz Trevethick will give an insight into the treasurers held by the Falconer Museum at Forres during a talk at Buckie library next week.

The free event, on Thursday, October 6 at 6pm, will include a short film on the museum’s Victorian founder, Hugh Falconer, a distinguished geologist, botanist and palaeontologist who studied the flora, fauna and geology of India, Assam and Burma.

Meanwhile, the council’s local heritage officer, James Nock, will be at Burghead library on Wednesday, October 5 from 7pm to 8pm when he will give an illustrated talk on the local heritage collection and archives and records relating to Burghead. The event is free.

Moray Council area stretches from Tomintoul in the south to the shores of the Moray Firth, from Keith in the east to Forres in the west. The council and its 4,500 employees respond to the needs of 95,510 residents in this beautiful part of Scotland, which nestles between Aberdeenshire and the Highlands.

Famous for its colony of dolphins, fabulous beaches and more malt whisky distilleries than any where else in Scotland, Moray is a thriving area and a great place to live.

Headquartered in  Elgin, the administrative capital of Moray.

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