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

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
18 Oct 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
19 Oct 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
20 Oct 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
20 Oct 2021 - 19:00 Woven Together Online Other: Abertay Historical Society
21 Oct 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
22 Oct 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
23 Oct 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
24 Oct 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
25 Oct 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
25 Oct 2021 - 18:00 SLHF 2021 AGM - Via Zoom via SLHF
26 Oct 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
27 Oct 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
28 Oct 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
28 Oct 2021 - 18:30 Tall Chimneys - Scotland's Industrial Giants. Online talk Online Other: History Scotland
28 Oct 2021 - 19:30 Rethinking Ayrshire's Lost Neolithic History Online Ayrshire Archaeological & Natural History Society
29 Oct 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
30 Oct 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
30 Oct 2021 - 11:00 Hag Storm - Children's Book Launch Alloway Other: The Robert Burns Birthplace Museum
31 Oct 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
1 Nov 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
2 Nov 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
3 Nov 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
3 Nov 2021 - 19:30 Robert Louis Stevenson and Rob Roy- local connections Online Loch Ard Local History Group
4 Nov 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
5 Nov 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
6 Nov 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
7 Nov 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
8 Nov 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
8 Nov 2021 - 19:30 HMS Tarlair & Memories of Hawkscraig Admiralty Experimental Establishment Dalkeith Dalkeith History Society
9 Nov 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
10 Nov 2021 (All day) CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS Community Archives Heritage Group Scotland Conference Glasgow Scottish Council On Archives
10 Nov 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
10 Nov 2021 - 17:00 SLHF 2021 Annual Conference - Taking Part: Aspects of Scottish Sports and Pastimes ONLINE BY ZOOM SLHF
10 Nov 2021 - 19:00 From Garden to Eden - The Story of Dundee Gasworks Online Other: Abertay Historical Society
11 Nov 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
11 Nov 2021 - 17:00 SLHF 2021 Annual Conference - Taking Part: Aspects of Scottish Sports and Pastimes ONLINE BY ZOOM SLHF
11 Nov 2021 - 19:30 Garnock Connections: Mitigating Climate Change and Building Biodiversity Online Ayrshire Archaeological & Natural History Society
12 Nov 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
13 Nov 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
14 Nov 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
15 Nov 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
16 Nov 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
17 Nov 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
18 Nov 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
19 Nov 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
20 Nov 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
21 Nov 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
22 Nov 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
23 Nov 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
24 Nov 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
25 Nov 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
25 Nov 2021 - 19:30 Monuments on the Margin of Empire: Decorating the Antonine Wall Distance Sculptures Online Ayrshire Archaeological & Natural History Society
26 Nov 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
27 Nov 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
28 Nov 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
29 Nov 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
30 Nov 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
1 Dec 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
1 Dec 2021 - 19:30 History of Glencleland Cottage and AGM. Online Loch Ard Local History Group
2 Dec 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
3 Dec 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
4 Dec 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
5 Dec 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
6 Dec 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
7 Dec 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
8 Dec 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
9 Dec 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
10 Dec 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
11 Dec 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
12 Dec 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
13 Dec 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
13 Dec 2021 - 19:30 The Jacobite Occupation of Edinburgh 1745 Dalkeith Dalkeith History Society
14 Dec 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
15 Dec 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
16 Dec 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
17 Dec 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
18 Dec 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
19 Dec 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
20 Dec 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
21 Dec 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
22 Dec 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
23 Dec 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
24 Dec 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
25 Dec 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
26 Dec 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
27 Dec 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
28 Dec 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
29 Dec 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
30 Dec 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
31 Dec 2021 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
1 Jan 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
2 Jan 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
3 Jan 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
4 Jan 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
5 Jan 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
5 Jan 2022 - 19:30 Local Families Online Loch Ard Local History Group
6 Jan 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
7 Jan 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts Edinburgh Other: 1745 Association
13 Jan 2022 - 19:30 The Scottish Parliament, Maritime Security and the Problem of Piracy in the War of the Three Kingdoms, c.1638-1651 Online Ayrshire Archaeological & Natural History Society
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
2 Feb 2022 - 19:30 Cultybraggan--World War 2 POW camp. Online Loch Ard Local History Group
10 Feb 2022 - 19:30 The Lost Royal Tomb of Robert the Bruce Online Ayrshire Archaeological & Natural History Society
24 Feb 2022 - 19:30 Plagues and Providence in 17th Century Ayr Online Ayrshire Archaeological & Natural History Society
2 Mar 2022 - 19:30 Bridgescapes Online likely Loch Ard Local History Group
10 Mar 2022 - 19:30 You too could be Digging up Castles in North Ayrshire Online Ayrshire Archaeological & Natural History Society
6 Apr 2022 - 19:30 Little Bruach Caoruinn Online likely Loch Ard Local History Group