Carluke opera is family affair for Heather

Carluke Amateur Operatic Society presidents Nanette McCallum (66) and Heather Couthard (39)'Carluke'13/3/12
Carluke Amateur Operatic Society presidents Nanette McCallum (66) and Heather Couthard (39)'Carluke'13/3/12

dCARLUKE Amateur Operatic Society celebrates its 90th anniversary this year with a bigger and better show than ever before. The members will be performing The Sound Of Music later this year.

But year is certainly a special one for Heather Coulthard.

John Wright past president of Carluke Opera'by Jimmy Muncie

John Wright past president of Carluke Opera'by Jimmy Muncie

She is following in the footsteps of her mum Nanette McCallum and grandfather John Wright in becoming president of the society.

She added: “This is my 22nd year in Carluke Opera and I’ve basically grown up with it thanks to my mum and my grandfather.

For more on this, pick up a copy of this week’s Carluke and Lanark Gazette.