4th U.K. SORBIE FAMILY GATHERING

JULY 7th 2007

ST.MACHANS CHURCH HALL – LARKHALL 

GUESTS OF HONOUR

WE WELCOME FIVE VISITING SORBIE FAMILIES FROM AUSTRALIA, CANADA AND USA. 

PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

11.10 - 11.20 RENDITION BY PIPER

11.20 - 11.30 WELCOME BY TOM SORBIE

11.30 - 11.55 SORBIE UPDATE BY ANDY POTTS

11.55 - 12.15 MUSICAL INTERLUDE WITH ANN ANDERSON

12.15 - 12.30 TOUR OF CHURCH BY TOM SORBIE

12.20 - 1.30 BUFFET LUNCH AND REFRESHMENTS

1.30 - 1.50 SORBIE GROUP PHOTOS

1.50 - 2.15 MUSICAL INTERLUDE BY ‘JOLLY BEGGARS’ GROUP

2.15 - 2.30 REV.WILLIE DOWNIE – HISTORY OF LARKHALL

2.30 - 2.45 INTRODUCTION OF OVERSEAS VISITORS

2.45 - 3.00 CLOSING SPEECH AND THANKS BY MURIEL SORBIE

3.30 - TOUR OF STONEHOUSE 

DISPLAYS BY THE STONEHOUSE AND LARKHALL HERITAGE GROUPS  

PROGRESS

GREAT STRIDES HAVE BEEN MADE SINCE THE LAST GATHERING IN 2005. CONTACT HAS BEEN MADE WITH SORBIES AND THEIR DESCENDANTS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD AND THE FAMILY TREE HAS GROWN IN SIZE TO 11,750 INDIVIDUALS. LINKS HAVE BEEN FORGED AND FRIENDSHIPS MADE.

 THE FAMILY WEBSITE www.sorbie.net HAS GONE FROM STRENGTH TO STRENGTH AND HAS RECEIVED GREAT PRAISE.

WE ALSO HAVE FURTHER SORBIE MERCHANDISE AVAILABLE.

 CONTACT NAMES:

ANDY POTTS – 0161-653-1530 TOM SORBIE – 01698-330-248

GEORGE BAKER - 01698-792-407

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