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

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Start Date Title Locationsort descending Member Organisation
31 Oct 2019 - 10:15 SLHF 2019 Annual Conference and AGM Clydebank SLHF
17 Aug 2019 - 13:30 Remembering Dunkeld: Orphan Battle of the Jacobite Wars Dunkeld The 1745 Association
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
20 Nov 2019 - 13:00 Archive fever? A worm's eye view of the NRS and NRAS Edinburgh National Records of Scotland
22 Aug 2019 - 11:00 The Darker Side of Crime: Homicide in Nineteenth-Century Scotland Edinburgh National Records of Scotland
20 Sep 2019 - 13:30 Caring for Your Family Papers Edinburgh National Records of Scotland
17 Aug 2019 - 15:00 Moonstruck Exhibition Late Edinburgh Other: Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
30 Aug 2019 - 13:00 Researching Criminal Lunatics: exploring archives Edinburgh National Records of Scotland
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
3 Oct 2019 - 13:00 Learning more about ScotlandsPeople Edinburgh National Records of Scotland
10 Oct 2019 - 13:00 A System of Maltreatment: Exposing Victorian Coercive Control in the National Records of Scotland Edinburgh National Records of Scotland
5 Oct 2019 - 10:00 Ayrshire Castles - From Kings to Covenanters Irvine Ayrshire Federation of Historical Societies