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 | Seeing the Wood for the Trees | Taking Part: Aspects of Scottish Sports and Pastimes

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
30 May 2022 - 16:00 A Royal Visit to Maybole Maybole
30 May 2022 - 18:00 Reframed - Finding the patient in medical heritage collections Glasgow Other: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
1 Jun 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day The 1745 Association
1 Jun 2022 - 18:30 Bandits & banditry in 17th-century Scotland Online
9 Jun 2022 - 19:00 John Roy Stuart: The Bard of Culloden with Michael Nevin and Michael Fry Edinburgh The 1745 Association
14 Jun 2022 - 14:30 Mary Queen of Scots of Catherine de Medici: who was Elizabeth I of England's ultimate rival? Online
14 Jun 2022 - 20:30 Newhaven-on-Forth, Midlothian Online Other: Society for One-Place Studies
17 Jun 2022 (All day) On the Edge of everywhere Stirling Other: Thornhill Community Trust
21 Jun 2022 - 18:30 The arrival of James VI in England and the melding of the two courts, 21 June Online
22 Jun 2022 - 18:00 The Goodall Symposium - Changing Minds: Neurosurgery and Psychiatry in 1950s and 60s Glasgow Glasgow Other: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
22 Jun 2022 - 18:00 Food, Drink and the Maintenance of Health Edinburgh Other: Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
1 Jul 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day The 1745 Association
5 Jul 2022 - 18:30 Mary Queen of Scots: the captive queen in England Online Other: History Scotland
12 Jul 2022 - 20:30 Why we believe what we do about our places Online Other: Society for One-Place Studies
1 Aug 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day The 1745 Association
1 Sep 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day The 1745 Association
24 Oct 2022 - 18:00 SLHF Annual General Meeting Via SLHF