The Martin Gostwick Writer's Residency

Added by Lara Reid at 18:33 on 02 May 2023

The Friends of Hugh Miller committee are delighted to announce The Martin Gostwick Writer’s Residency, in honour of our late founder and much-missed friend. The residency will support a writer or poet with a strong interest in either Hugh Miller or Scottish geology more widely to spend one wee...

AGM: Sunday 28th May, 2.30pm, Royal Hotel Cromarty

Added by Lara Reid at 14:02 on 22 April 2023

The next Friends AGM will be held at the Royal Hotel, Cromarty, at 2.30pm on Sunday 28th May 2023. All welcome. Other events on the day include: Walk with Hugh Miller Saturday 28th May 10am-12 noon Leaving Old Brewery, Cromarty at 10am sharp. FREE guided walk led by Bob Davidson MBE, FGS (Chair o...

A golden find on a beach in South Africa

Added by Lara Reid at 13:56 on 22 April 2023

A gold mourning ring engraved with the name, birth date and death date of Victorian era Scottish geologist, polymath and social justice campaigner, Hugh Miller, has been discovered by a metal detectorist on a beach at Gordon’s Bay, South Africa. In June 2022, an unusual email dropped into the ...