Saturday 7 August 2010

Friends of Balgay Summer Meeting

This afternoon, I had the pleasure of attending the Friends of Balgay Summer Meeting at the Mills Observatory.

Unfortunately the planned speaker did not materialise, but hero of the hour was Stewart Murdoch, the City Council's Director of Leisure & Communities who gave an impromptu talk about the arts in the city, including progress with the V&A project. All credit to Stewart - not just impromptu but informative and entertaining too!

At the meeting, the Friends' new publication - "A Visitor's Guide to the Treasures of Balgay" - was launched. It is an extremely well presented and informative guide to Balgay Park, Balgay Bridge, the observatory, the Planet Trail, the Rose Garden, Victoria Park and other aspects of Balgay. It is well worth a read, and great value at only £1.