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
27 Jan 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 1745 Association
27 Jan 2022 - 19:30 Messages from the Dead: Exploring Funerary Architecture and Symbolism in the Burial Grounds, Churchyards and Cemeteries of Ayrshire Online Ayrshire Archaeological & Natural History Society
28 Jan 2022 - 19:30 Lecture - "The saving of the 'City of Adelaide'" - Jim Tildesley (Former Director of the Scottish Maritime Museum) Dumfries Other: Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society
1 Feb 2022 - 18:30 Making sense of the Scottish census Online Other: History Scotland
2 Feb 2022 - 19:30 Cultybraggan--World War 2 POW camp. Online Loch Ard Local History Group
3 Feb 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 1745 Association
10 Feb 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 1745 Association
10 Feb 2022 - 19:30 The Lost Royal Tomb of Robert the Bruce Online Ayrshire Archaeological & Natural History Society
11 Feb 2022 - 19:30 Lecture - "Carrifran Wildwood and Beyond" - Borders Forest Trust Dumfries Other: Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society
17 Feb 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 1745 Association
17 Feb 2022 - 18:30 Tracing Scottish women Online
22 Feb 2022 - 18:30 Scottish research resources before 1800 Online
24 Feb 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 1745 Association
24 Feb 2022 - 19:30 Plagues and Providence in 17th Century Ayr Online Ayrshire Archaeological & Natural History Society
25 Feb 2022 - 19:30 Lecture - "The Mining Archaeology of Dumfries and Galloway" - John Pickin Dumfries Other: Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society
2 Mar 2022 - 19:30 Bridgescapes Online likely Loch Ard Local History Group
3 Mar 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 1745 Association
10 Mar 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 1745 Association
10 Mar 2022 - 19:30 You too could be Digging up Castles in North Ayrshire Online Ayrshire Archaeological & Natural History Society
11 Mar 2022 - 19:30 Lecture - "The Whithorn Cold Case Project" - Adrian Maldonado (National Museums Scotland) Dumfries Other: Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society
17 Mar 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 1745 Association
24 Mar 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 1745 Association
25 Mar 2022 - 19:30 Lecture - "Threave Landscape Restoration Project" - Sam Gallacher (National Trust for Scotland) Dumfries Other: Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society
31 Mar 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 1745 Association
6 Apr 2022 - 19:30 Little Bruach Caoruinn Online likely Loch Ard Local History Group
7 Apr 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 1745 Association
14 Apr 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 1745 Association
21 Apr 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 1745 Association
28 Apr 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 1745 Association
5 May 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 1745 Association
12 May 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 1745 Association
19 May 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 1745 Association
26 May 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 1745 Association
2 Jun 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 1745 Association
9 Jun 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 1745 Association
16 Jun 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 1745 Association
23 Jun 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 1745 Association
30 Jun 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 1745 Association
7 Jul 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 1745 Association
14 Jul 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 1745 Association
21 Jul 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 1745 Association
28 Jul 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 1745 Association
4 Aug 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 1745 Association
11 Aug 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 1745 Association
18 Aug 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 1745 Association
25 Aug 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 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 Other: 1745 Association
8 Sep 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 1745 Association
15 Sep 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 1745 Association
22 Sep 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 1745 Association
29 Sep 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 1745 Association
6 Oct 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day Other: 1745 Association