Talks

Upcoming Events
Scotland's Yew Tree Heritage - History, Culture, Myth and Mystery

SYTHI is pleased to announce the following presentations where Paul will be speaking on:
Scotland’s Yew Tree Heritage – History, Culture, Myth and Mystery

Come and hear about a fascinating untold chapter in Scotland’s history – the part played by the Yew tree in the characters, events, and places which have written Scottish history and mythology for the last 6,000 years.  Moreover, why this Yew heritage is priceless and of national and global environmental significance.  Talks will include significant yews in the local areas, some of which have links with William Wallace, St Columba, the Knight’s Templars, John Knox, the longbow.

Please email [email protected] to book your place. Please indicate which talk you wish to attend .

Thursday 30th June, 2022, 7-9pm: Appin Village Hall, Appin, Argyll and Bute PA38 4BG

Friday 1st July, 2022, 7-9pm: Rockfield Centre, Stevenson St, Oban, PA34 5DE

Thursday 14th July, 2022, 7-9pm:  Pearce Institute, 840-860 Govan Rd, Govan, Glasgow, G51 3UU

Tickets: £10, £7 for concessions.  Light refreshments are included.

Previous Talks.

Recordings of talks given by Paul Greenwood of SYTHI.  If you would like Paul to do a talk for your organisation or group please do get in touch to discuss.  We also hope to be offering some online talks in the future.

1. ‘Looking at the Familiar in an Unfamiliar Way – for the Arboricultural Association, April, 2021.

Opening screen shot for Youtube recording of webinar with Paul Greenwood and Geoff Monck

Webinar – Understanding the Yew

In this webinar, ‘Understanding the Yew Tree’, hosted by the Arboricultural Association (24.03.2021) you can hear Paul Greenwood of SYTHI talk on ‘Looking at the

Talks with Paul: Oban, Argyll & Glasgow

30 June (Argyll &Bute); 1 July (Oban)
& 14 July (Glasgow