Our Society

 

COUNCIL OF MANAGEMENT (Interim)

Office Bearers

 

President 

Thomas Thompson

 

Vice President  

Margaret Thompson

 

Past President

Ken Kristoffersen

 

Honorary Secretary Anny Carchrie

Honorary Treasurer Jim Carchrie

 

Council Members

Anneli Demberg

Katherine Kelsey

Bill Færstrand

Floss Færstrand

Garry Irvine (Newsletter & Website Editor)

 

Honorary Member 

H.M. King Harald V of Norway

OBJECTIVES

The objectives of our Society are to promote and consolidate friendship and understanding between the Scottish and Norwegian peoples and to further cultural and other relationships between Scotland and Norway.

 

MEMBERSHIP

Full Members: approx. 65, Facebook Followers: 250

 

HISTORY

Founded in Dumfries in 1941 and triggerd by the many exiled Norwegians who lived and trained in the area during the War.  The present Scottish Norwegian Society (Glasgow) was formed in 1943 is the surviving branch of that original Society.

 

HM King Olav V became the Society's Patron in 1951 and was guest of honour at a Dinner in Glasgow in 1966 to mark the 25th anniversary of the Society's institution.  

HM King Harald V is an Honorary Member.  

 

The cost of creating and maintaining this website

is covered by a kind legacy from

ISABEL JAMIESON of Killearn,

who died in 2008.