Events

SLHF Conferences attract a variety of interested parties and are held in locations around Scotland. The AGM and a conference are held in the autumn and we also aim to hold a spring activity, such as workshop, fair or conference.

Recent Conference Subjects

Local History in the 5-14 Curriculum | Scottish Interiors | Scots Abroad | Sources for Scottish Local History | Maps for Local History | Scottish Childhoods | The Scottish Landed Estate | Scottish Burghs | The Statistical Accounts of Scotland | Scotland and Slavery | Perspectives on the Past | Scotland's Horticultural Heritage | A Zest for Information!: Sir John Sinclair's contribution to Scottish Local History | Travellers, Turnpikes & Tar: 1000 years of Scotland's Roads | For Reliefe of the Pure & Impotent: welfare in Scotland before the welfare state | Salt, Sun & Shivering: Scots at the Seaside 1750-2000 | Trades & Crafts in Scotland, medieval to modern | Crime & Punishment | Down to the Sea in Ships | Safe as Houses - Scotland's defensive buildings through time | Fairs, Fetes & Festivals | After the War Is Over - The Legacy of WW1

Volunteers to help with Forum activities, and suggestions for topics and venues for future events are always welcome.

Upcoming Events

Use the search boxes below to search titles by keyword or search by town/city: or you can sort by clicking on Location or Member Organisation. You can also view by month on the Calendar.

Start Date Title Location Member Organisation
21 Sep 2019 - 11:30 Forthcoming Meetings Port Appin Appin Historical Society
23 Sep 2019 - 11:00 Scotland's Population: How is it changing and what are the implications? Edinburgh National Records of Scotland
27 Sep 2019 - 13:00 The Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge (SSPCK): Recovering Education in the 18th Century Highlands Edinburgh National Records of Scotland
27 Sep 2019 - 19:00 Programme Aberfeldy Breadalbane Heritage Society ( SCO 49382)
28 Sep 2019 - 11:00 Tongland Abbey Excavation Open Day Tongland Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
2 Oct 2019 - 19:30 Cambuskenneth Abbey and its Estate Stirling Loch Ard Local History Group
3 Oct 2019 - 13:00 Learning more about ScotlandsPeople Edinburgh National Records of Scotland
5 Oct 2019 - 10:00 Ayrshire Castles - From Kings to Covenanters Irvine Ayrshire Federation of Historical Societies
7 Oct 2019 - 19:30 Glasgow West End Delusions of Grandeur Glasgow Milngavie and Bearsden Historical Society
9 Oct 2019 - 19:30 Dumfries and Galloway- The measures of Migration Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
10 Oct 2019 - 13:00 A System of Maltreatment: Exposing Victorian Coercive Control in the National Records of Scotland Edinburgh National Records of Scotland
14 Oct 2019 - 19:30 A Future for Mavisbank Dalkeith Dalkeith History Society
17 Oct 2019 - 17:00 McCarthy Award for History of Medicine Research Edinburgh Other: Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
17 Oct 2019 - 19:30 James Watt Dunfermline Dunfermline Historical Society
25 Oct 2019 - 19:00 Programme Aberfeldy Breadalbane Heritage Society ( SCO 49382)
27 Oct 2019 - 10:00 'Water To Glasgow' Exhibition Stirling Loch Ard Local History Group
31 Oct 2019 - 10:00 Discovering Eaglesham: The Farmlands East Renfrewshire East Renfrewshire Heritage Service
31 Oct 2019 - 10:15 SLHF 2019 Annual Conference and AGM Clydebank SLHF
1 Nov 2019 - 10:00 Discovering Eaglesham: The Farmlands East Renfrewshire East Renfrewshire Heritage Service
4 Nov 2019 - 19:30 Girton and Newnham Colleges Nursing in Serbia in WW1 Glasgow Milngavie and Bearsden Historical Society
5 Nov 2019 - 13:30 For Baith Plenty and Pleisure: Putting together the story of the Gardens at Gordon Castle Edinburgh National Records of Scotland
6 Nov 2019 - 19:30 Strathard during World War 2 Stirling Loch Ard Local History Group
8 Nov 2019 - 10:00 Discovering Eaglesham: The Farmlands East Renfrewshire East Renfrewshire Heritage Service
11 Nov 2019 - 19:30 100 Years of Learning at Kings Park Primary Dalkeith Dalkeith Dalkeith History Society
15 Nov 2019 - 19:00 Programme Aberfeldy Breadalbane Heritage Society ( SCO 49382)
20 Nov 2019 - 13:00 Archive fever? A worm's eye view of the NRS and NRAS Edinburgh National Records of Scotland
21 Nov 2019 - 19:30 Andrew Carnegie as Highland Landowner Dunfermline
2 Dec 2019 - 19:30 Sir Thomas Lipton Glasgow Milngavie and Bearsden Historical Society
4 Dec 2019 - 19:30 Collection of Old Postcards and AGM Stirling Loch Ard Local History Group
9 Dec 2019 - 19:30 Soutra Medieval Hospital Dalkeith Dalkeith History Society
6 Jan 2020 - 19:30 Alexander Greek Thomson, Glasgow's Archtect Glasgow Milngavie and Bearsden Historical Society
13 Jan 2020 - 19:30 Scottish Breeds of Dogs Dalkeith Dalkeith History Society
17 Jan 2020 - 19:00 Programme Aberfeldy Breadalbane Heritage Society ( SCO 49382)
3 Feb 2020 - 19:30 Bridgescapes, an illustrated talk Glasgow Milngavie and Bearsden Historical Society
5 Feb 2020 - 19:30 Old Glasgow Through the Lens Stirling Loch Ard Local History Group
10 Feb 2020 - 19:30 HMS Trarlair & Memories of Hawkscraig Admiralty Experimental Establishment Aberdour 1915-1918 Dalkeith
21 Feb 2020 - 19:00 Programme Aberfeldy Breadalbane Heritage Society ( SCO 49382)
2 Mar 2020 - 19:30 The Darien Scheme Glasgow Milngavie and Bearsden Historical Society
4 Mar 2020 - 19:30 Carron Iron Works 1759-1982 Stirling Loch Ard Local History Group
9 Mar 2020 - 19:30 The Briggers Dalkeith Dalkeith History Society
20 Mar 2020 - 19:00 Programme Aberfeldy Breadalbane Heritage Society ( SCO 49382)
1 Apr 2020 - 19:30 The Bonhill man who Invented Ice. Stirling Loch Ard Local History Group
6 Apr 2020 - 19:30 Excavating the Galloway Hoard Glasgow Milngavie and Bearsden Historical Society
13 Apr 2020 - 19:30 Witchcraft Dalkeith Dalkeith History Society
16 Oct 2020 - 19:00 Programme Aberfeldy Breadalbane Heritage Society ( SCO 49382)