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 Locationsort descending Member Organisation
30 Oct 2021 - 11:00 Hag Storm - Children's Book Launch Alloway Other: The Robert Burns Birthplace Museum
11 Oct 2021 - 19:30 The Last Spike Dalkeith Dalkeith History Society
8 Nov 2021 - 19:30 HMS Tarlair & Memories of Hawkscraig Admiralty Experimental Establishment Dalkeith Dalkeith History Society
13 Dec 2021 - 19:30 The Jacobite Occupation of Edinburgh 1745 Dalkeith Dalkeith History Society
10 Nov 2021 (All day) CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS Community Archives Heritage Group Scotland Conference Glasgow Scottish Council On Archives
9 Oct 2021 (All day) Ayrshire Women online Ayrshire Federation of Historical Societies
6 Oct 2021 - 19:30 Dumbuck to Chile 240 years on. Online Loch Ard Local History Group
3 Nov 2021 - 19:30 Robert Louis Stevenson and Rob Roy- local connections Online Loch Ard Local History Group
1 Dec 2021 - 19:30 History of Glencleland Cottage and AGM. Online Loch Ard Local History Group
5 Jan 2022 - 19:30 Local Families Online Loch Ard Local History Group
2 Feb 2022 - 19:30 Cultybraggan--World War 2 POW camp. Online Loch Ard Local History Group
10 Nov 2021 - 17:00 SLHF 2021 Annual Conference - Taking Part: Aspects of Scottish Sports and Pastimes ONLINE BY ZOOM SLHF
11 Nov 2021 - 17:00 SLHF 2021 Annual Conference - Taking Part: Aspects of Scottish Sports and Pastimes ONLINE BY ZOOM SLHF
2 Mar 2022 - 19:30 Bridgescapes Online likely Loch Ard Local History Group
6 Apr 2022 - 19:30 Little Bruach Caoruinn Online likely Loch Ard Local History Group
25 Oct 2021 - 18:00 SLHF 2021 AGM - Via Zoom via SLHF