Men's Group

The Men's Group is a community-based, non-commercial organisation which is open to all men over the age of 16. The primary aim is to provide a safe, friendly and inclusive environment where men in the area are able to gather.

Our general aims is to increase a sense of community and companionship through discussions, presentations and visits

We meet in the Garden Room on the first and third Mondays in the month for discussions, lectures and visits.

Our Monday presentation topics range widely and have included:

  • A journey through North Korea ...................... The story of the Aberdeen granite industry.................
  • Energy - problems and opportunit..................Grampian photographic memories..............................
  • Life as the Deputy Lord Lieutenant ...............................Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela..........
  • Crime and punishment in Aberdeen over the ages ...... Fishing facts.....Travelling through Iceland
  • Bees..... Reminiscences of an Aberdeen Bobby..........The History of Aberdeen Angus cattle...............
  • Proposal for Rubislaw Quarry Heritage Centre..........Parson Gordon's Map of Aberdeen....................
  • The Boddam Loon ........The Aberdeen Western Peripheral Road.....History of Aberdeen Cinemas....
  • Memories of a soldier in the Eighth Army at Alamein...... Fairground Organs.......................................

We have made visits to the ‘Scotia’ research fishing vessel, Trinity Hall, the Alford Transport Museum, the Gordon Highlander’s Museum, Robertson’s Granite Memorial works, the Aberdeen Shipping Control Centre and Peterhead Prison Museum.

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