Class of ‘62 reunion

ARRANGEMENTS for the planned Arbroath High School class of 1962 reunion in the Meadowbank Inn, Arbroath, on Saturday, September 8, are going well and if you have not yet replied do not feel that it is too late to do so.

You can contact Janet Williamson on 01241 854756 or at or Malcolm Finlayson on 01241 871446 or

Janet commented: “We will be glad to see you!”

Catch up with Dickens

THE GREAT-great-great grand-daughter of Charles Dickens, author Lucinda Dickens Hawksley, is to give a talk about the man behind the classic novels at His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen, in November.

She will give a pre-show talk to ticket holders prior to the matinee performance of ‘Great Expectations’ on Thursday, November 8, at 12.30 p.m.

Two centuries after his birth, Dickens remains one of Britain’s most enduring celebrities and Lucinda will outline the extraordinary life of the man who wrote the many powerful novels which are now part of our culture.

She and Bruce Athol MacKinnon are setting up The Dickens Trust as a way of distributing funds to charities and other organisations which support social and community works.

The new adaptation of ‘Great Expectations’ will be staged at His Majesty’s Theatre from Tuesday to Saturday, November 6 to 10. Tickets are available at, by ‘phone at 01224 641122 and at Aberdeen Box Office at the Music Hall and His Majesty’s Theatre.