Category Archives: Scottish Heritage

The Meal and Ale the 1940s disco night for rural Aberdeenshire folk

The Meal and Ale the 1940s disco night for rural Aberdeenshire folk The guests at the Meal and Ale in the barn Up to the late 1940s the celebration of the hairst being finished was celebrated in each district of Aberdeenshire with an evening eating drinking dancing and listening to local talent doing their party […]

Harnessing Steam Power to Industrialise Britain

Progress is not one big idea but many thousands of small modifications to what was in the past. One great invention was the steam engine that saw the conversion of heat energy to motion. The steam engines were transformative machines, they redefined how fast and far we could travel around Scotland and what new developments […]