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 | Scotland Against Slavery: The Local View | Engineering, Science and Technology

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
22 Jul 2024 - 17:00 Inside the justiciary court records: criminal law, legal sources, and the administration Online National Records of Scotland
23 Jul 2024 - 18:30 Kirkcudbright Town Walk Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
24 Jul 2024 - 19:00 Kirkyard Trail Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
30 Jul 2024 - 18:30 Kirkcudbright History Society Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
31 Jul 2024 - 14:30 Kirkyard Trail Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
31 Jul 2024 - 19:30 Talk: The Crail Sea Box: Charity, Sailors, and the Sea, 1634-1952 Anstruther Other: Crail Museum
6 Aug 2024 - 18:30 Kirkcudbright History Society Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
7 Aug 2024 - 19:00 Kirkyard Trail Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
13 Aug 2024 - 18:30 Kirkcudbright Town Walks Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
14 Aug 2024 - 12:00 Public Tours: 250th anniversary of General Register House Edinburgh National Records of Scotland
14 Aug 2024 - 14:30 Kirkyard Trail Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
10 Sep 2024 - 20:15 The early censuses of Dingwall online Other: Society for One-Place Studies
4 Oct 2024 (All day) Newmilns Heritage Festival Newmilns Other: Newmilns Regeneration Association
28 Oct 2024 - 18:00 SLHF AGM via ZOOM SLHF
1 May 2025 - 10:00 Linlithgow Walk and Talk Linlithgow SLHF