The Friends of the Elphinstone Institute was formally constituted at an inaugural meeting held at the Queen's Hotel, Aberdeen, 12 March 2001.
The aims of the group are:
- to support the work of the Elphinstone Institute and its objectives of studying, recording and promoting the cultural traditions and language of communities in the North and North-East of Scotland;
- to establish closer ties between the Elphinstone Institute and communities in the North and North-East of Scotland;
- to help the Elphinstone Institute raise funds.
|The officers are:||The committee members are:|
|Robbie Shepherd||Honorary President||David Northcroft||Kenny Hadden|
|Jenny Shirreffs||Chairperson||Malcolm Reavell||Margaret Forbes|
|Barbara-Ann Burnett||Secretary||Elizabeth Campbell||Janet Byth|
|John Ledger||Treasurer||Thomas A. McKean||Ian Russell|
Annual membership of the Friends of the Elphinstone Institute costs £12 (or US$20). You will receive newsletters and a copy of the constitution. Look out for news of forthcoming Friends events. To join please download a membership form here, and send it along with a cheque made out to 'The Friends of the Elphinstone Institute' to:
The Friends of the Elphinstone Institute, The Elphinstone Institute, MacRobert Building 040, King's College, Aberdeen AB24 5UA Scotland.