Interested in Scottish heritage, family or local history?

The Scottish Local History Forum is the umbrella organisation for all individuals and organisations interested in local history in Scotland. It publishes a journal three times a year, organises an annual conference in the autumn, campaigns on behalf of local history, compiles occasional reference works, and generally keeps those involved in local history in touch with Scottish activities.

  • Are you interested in the history of your local community?
  • Do you want to know more about local history in Scotland?
  • Are you a member of a local history society?
  • Would you like to know more about historical sources?
  • Would you like to write for a popular local history journal?

Find out more about joining Scottish Local History Forum: Join SLHF

Get involved! Contribute articles and news, promote your organisation and events, join the Advisory Committee, or become a Trustee. Create an entry in our Directory of Scottish local history resources.

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1 July, 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts
5 July, 2022 - 18:30 Mary Queen of Scots: the captive queen in England
12 July, 2022 - 18:30 Town Walk
12 July, 2022 - 20:30 Why we believe what we do about our places
13 July, 2022 - 19:00 Kirkyard Tour
16 July, 2022 - 09:30 Edward Raban: Up Close
19 July, 2022 - 18:30 Town Walk
20 July, 2022 - 14:30 Kirkyard Tour
20 July, 2022 - 18:00 Kitchen physick, or how to eat yourself to health
26 July, 2022 - 18:30 Town Walk
27 July, 2022 - 19:00 Kirkyard Tour
1 August, 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts

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