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).