Check out free library exhibition on Watt

Bo'ness Library is hosting a free exhibition on inventor James Watt. The displays tell of Watt's early life and his partnership with Dr John Roebuck (who lived at Kinneil House, Bo'ness). They also explore Watt's move to Birmingham, how he teamed up with industrialist Matthew Boulton, Watt's other projects, his family and his final home. Consultant … Continue reading Check out free library exhibition on Watt

Watt remembered at town’s real ale festival

James Watt - who did early work on developing the steam engine at Kinneil, Bo'ness - is being remembered at the town's Real Ale Festival this autumn. Watt's cottage workshop will feature on glasses being handed to revellers at the event this September. The Festival takes place at Bo'ness Town Hall (pictured above) on Friday, September … Continue reading Watt remembered at town’s real ale festival