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
28 Feb 2024 - 19:30 'Are we nearly there yet?' Gullane Gullane and Dirleton History Society
1 Mar 2024 - 19:30 The Story of MacGibbon and Ross and the castles they surveyed Dumfries Other: Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society
4 Mar 2024 - 19:30 The Clydebank Regiment Clydebank Clydebank Local History Society
6 Mar 2024 - 19:30 Are We Nearly There Yet? Kinlochard Loch Ard Local History Group
7 Mar 2024 - 14:30 A year in the life of an ORCA Ocean conservationist - Christine Murdie. Edinburgh Other: Edinburgh Members' Centre NTS Charity No. SC025732
7 Mar 2024 - 19:30 The Story of the Three Ships Named Empress of Britain Moniaive Other: Glencairn History Group
13 Mar 2024 - 18:30 Legacy of Victory – Observations on the History of Camperdown Park Dundee Abertay Historical Society
15 Mar 2024 - 19:30 South Scotland's largest community buyout - Creating the Tarras Valley Nature Reserve Dumfries Other: Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society
18 Mar 2024 - 19:30 Scotland Underground Clydebank Clydebank Local History Society
18 Mar 2024 - 19:30 Researching the History of a Street Edinburgh Scottish Genealogy Society
18 Mar 2024 - 19:30 Strathblane Rocks! and AGM GLASGOW STRATHBLANE HERITAGE SOCIETY
21 Mar 2024 - 19:30 The 1921 Census: How does it help us discover our past? Dirleton Gullane and Dirleton History Society
28 Mar 2024 - 19:30 Ben Lomond: history of the mountain and the surrounding area Drymen Drymen & District Local History Society
28 Mar 2024 - 19:30 Archaeology on the Rhins: recent work on the route of the Rhins Coastal Path Dumfries Other: Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society
3 Apr 2024 - 19:30 William Roy's Map and the 45 Rebellion. Kinlochard Loch Ard Local History Group
10 Apr 2024 - 18:30 From Deep Time to Our Time – The Work of the Cateran Ecomuseum Dundee Abertay Historical Society
15 Apr 2024 - 19:30 Captain John Orr and the History of the Scottish Naval and Military Academy Edinburgh Scottish Genealogy Society
8 May 2024 - 18:30 AGM & Egyptology in Dundee – its origins to the present day Dundee Abertay Historical Society