Our first newsletter is now available!

This is the first of what is intended to be a, more or less, quarterly, newsletter.  A copy has been sent to all members with email addresses and delivered or posted to those members not on-line.  If you have not yet received your copy, click here to download it. It’s a grey January so farContinue reading “Our first newsletter is now available!”

At the recent Monthly Meeting on Tuesday 8th January, Duns and District U3A welcomed around 40 people to enjoy a talk from Derek Janes on the topic of – “A Splendid Palace – built by a tea smuggler” Derek led the project to restore the imposing mansion, Gunsgreen House in Eyemouth, which dominates the harbour area and hasContinue reading

‘A Splendid Palace – built by a smuggler. The recovery of Gunsgreen House and its history’.

Derek Janes, local historian and Convenor of A Heart for Duns, led the project to restore Gunsgreen House in Eyemouth. He will be sharing his interest and fount of stories about smuggling along the Berwickshire coast, and especially the smuggling of tea and its importance in Eyemouth. Don’t miss this open lecture at our nextContinue reading “‘A Splendid Palace – built by a smuggler. The recovery of Gunsgreen House and its history’.”