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This poem is often wrongly thought to be by Robert W Service. It is published here to the memory of Hugh Antoine D'Arcy, its rightful father.
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Group Talks

Published by Webmaster on 07/21/2003 (7585 reads)
Robert W Service Group Talks.

Donald L Reid

Donald L Reid is a Robert Service enthusiast and secretary and past president of Barrmill Jolly Beggars Burns Club. Donald is a retired police officer, leader of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award Group at Beith High linked with Trinity Church; the local correspondent for the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald; member of Beith and District Communty Council, board member of Radio City Association; secretary of the Henry Faulds Society and president of Beith and District Writers Group. Donald has published seven local history books and has just completed his eighth, Beith Bygones - A Pictorial Journey Down Memory Lane.

Ian D Shaw

Iain D Shaw is a Robert Service enthusiast and past president of Greenock Burns Club and the current president of the Renfrewshire Association of Burns Clubs. He is a retired police officer and member of Houston Community Council and joint vice president of Beith and District Writers Group.

Iain and Donald give talks to groups on Robert Service entitled: Robert W Service - Poet of the People. These last from between 45 mins to an hour and can be varied to suit the audience. Donald gave the toast to Robert W Service at the third annual Robert Service Commemorative Society in Kilwinning 2002.

Donald and Iain are regular speakers on the Burns Supper circuit. Both are willing to give talks to interested groups on Robert Service. If you were to invite Donald and Iain to speak at your group or event, all they would ask is that any travel expenses are covered.

Each can be contacted on:

Donald L Reid  (44) (0) 1505-503801 or Iain D Shaw on (44) ( 0) 1505614506


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