Hogg the highlight of literary society’s opening chapter

Melrose Literary Society opens its 2013-14 programme on Tuesday 1st October at 7:30pm in the town's Ormiston Institute.  Jim Russell of the James Hogg Society will speak about Hogg, the "poet and enlightened Ettrick entertainer and edifier". This follows on from the Literary Society's summer outing to the newly-opened Hogg Exhibition in Ettrick.' 'Melrose Literary Society meets fortnightly. The programme comprises ten talks on diverse subjects,with a majority having a strong Scottish bias. In addition there will be two members' evenings.
Melrose Literary Society opens its 2013-14 programme on Tuesday 1st October at 7:30pm in the town's Ormiston Institute. Jim Russell of the James Hogg Society will speak about Hogg, the "poet and enlightened Ettrick entertainer and edifier". This follows on from the Literary Society's summer outing to the newly-opened Hogg Exhibition in Ettrick.' 'Melrose Literary Society meets fortnightly. The programme comprises ten talks on diverse subjects,with a majority having a strong Scottish bias. In addition there will be two members' evenings.

Melrose Literary Society opens its 2013-14 programme on October 1 at 7.30pm in the town’s Ormiston Institute.

Jim Russell, of the James Hogg Society, will speak about Hogg, the “poet and enlightened Ettrick entertainer and edifier”. This follows on from the society’s summer outing to the newly-opened Hogg Exhibition in Ettrick (pictured).

The society meets fortnightly. Its programme comprises 10 talks on diverse subjects,with a majority having a strong Scottish bias. In addition there will be two members’ evenings.

Further details are available from www.melrose.bordernet.co.uk/literary-society and Peter Hoad (01896 823852).