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Date Title Town/City
28 March, 2024 - 19:30 Archaeology on the Rhins: recent work on the route of the Rhins Coastal Path Dumfries
15 March, 2024 - 19:30 South Scotland's largest community buyout - Creating the Tarras Valley Nature Reserve Dumfries
7 March, 2024 - 19:30 The Story of the Three Ships Named Empress of Britain Moniaive
1 March, 2024 - 19:30 The Story of MacGibbon and Ross and the castles they surveyed Dumfries
22 February, 2024 - 14:30 Eric Melvin, Historian & Author, “The visit of George IV to Edinburgh in 1822” Edinburgh
16 February, 2024 - 19:30 Landscapes of the Galloway Hoard Dumfries
2 February, 2024 - 19:30 Gold rings, miniature axes and other Bronze Age metalwork finds from Dumfries and Galloway Dumfries
24 January, 2024 - 18:30 Robert Burns and the Kirk Online
19 January, 2024 - 19:30 The history of drystane dykes in South-West Scotland Dumfries
14 December, 2023 - 19:00 Northumbrian institutions reconsidered: three upland communities in medieval Britain Online
1 December, 2023 - 07:30 Scotland's Ukrainians - their story Dumfries
28 November, 2023 - 18:30 Vile spot: the British army in Scotland: 1745-60 ONLINE
25 November, 2023 - 10:00 'Their Finest Hour' Collection Day Edinburgh
23 November, 2023 - 18:00 The Persecution of Jean Lands Dundee
17 November, 2023 - 07:30 The Dumfries to Stranraer Port Road Railway Line Dumfries
14 November, 2023 - 18:30 History and artistry of the Paisley shawl ONLINE
3 November, 2023 - 07:30 War and diplomacy on the northern frontier: the impact of Rome on south-west Scotland and beyond Dumfries
27 October, 2023 - 11:00 Industry on Film ONLINE
26 October, 2023 - 18:30 John Bell: our man in St Petersburg ONLINE
21 October, 2023 - 13:00 Scottish ancestors study day ONLINE
20 October, 2023 - 07:30 Bricks with a Story Dumfries
6 October, 2023 - 07:30 Looking after Scotland's Nature Dumfries
3 October, 2023 - 18:30 The 18th-century Edinburgh Orphan Hospital ONLINE
29 September, 2023 - 19:30 The Forgotten Boatbuilders of the East Neuk Crail
22 September, 2023 (All day) All about that Place Online
20 September, 2023 - 18:30 Animals in the court of King James VI Online
19 August, 2023 - 11:00 Inauguration of Mackay Clan Chief Bettyhill
4 August, 2023 - 19:30 The Witches of Fife - Talk Crail
18 July, 2023 - 18:30 Picts, pilgrims and pathologies Online
7 July, 2023 - 19:30 The Growth and Development of Crail During the Middle Ages Crail
25 June, 2023 - 10:00 Walking Tour of Bannockburn Battlefield Stirling
23 June, 2023 - 19:00 A Taste of Victory - Whisky Tasting and Immersive Experience Stirling
6 June, 2023 - 18:30 Mary Queen of Scots and James VI Online
5 June, 2023 - 19:00 Bannockburn Lecture Series June 2023 - A life of Robert Bruce (1274-1329) Stirling
28 May, 2023 - 17:30 Regency Soirée at the Georgian House Edinburgh
27 May, 2023 - 10:00 Dancing in Georgian Edinburgh Edinburgh
24 May, 2023 - 18:00 A History of Menstruation Edinburgh
23 May, 2023 - 18:30 Deviant sex in early modern Scotland Online
13 May, 2023 - 10:00 Dancing in Edinburgh through Scottish Enlightenment Edinburgh
9 May, 2023 - 18:30 Musical Life in 18th-century Edinburgh Online
9 May, 2023 - 18:30 Musical life in 18th-century Edinburgh Online
9 May, 2023 - 17:30 The Prison Poetry of Mary, Queen of Scots Glasgow
5 May, 2023 - 19:30 16th & 17th Century Furniture and Carvings in the East Neuk Crail
19 April, 2023 - 18:30 How to stage a 17th-century riot Online
15 April, 2023 - 10:00 Tay Valley Family and Local History Fair Dundee
6 April, 2023 - 18:30 Unicorns and Rhinos: Animal Medicine Edinburgh
3 April, 2023 - 19:00 Bonnie Prince Charlie at War Stirling
30 March, 2023 - 19:30 The kindly sphagnum moss - moss collecting during WW1 DUMFRIES
29 March, 2023 - 18:30 The Lost Choir, royal tombs and Liturgy of Dunfermline Abbey, Fife Online
26 March, 2023 - 16:00 Dancing through the Scottish Enlightenment Edinburgh
16 March, 2023 - 19:30 A beautiful breed of little horses on the shore of the Solway Firth - The romance and reality of the Galloway Nag DUMFRIES
12 March, 2023 - 16:00 Dancing through the Scottish Enlightenment Edinburgh
6 March, 2023 - 19:00 Scotland’s Second War of Independence? Or Scotland’s Continuing Civil War? Stirling
2 March, 2023 - 19:30 Members' Lectures DUMFRIES
26 February, 2023 - 16:00 Dancing through the Scottish Enlightenment Edinburgh
25 February, 2023 - 10:00 Perth Lower City Mills - Community Open Day PERTH
16 February, 2023 - 19:30 Historic Dumfries Architecture - an in-depth look at some key buildings in the town centre DUMFRIES
12 February, 2023 - 16:00 Dancing through the Scottish Enlightenment Edinburgh
6 February, 2023 - 19:00 Rosslyn Chapel: Experiencing Worship in Late Medieval Scotland Stirling
2 February, 2023 - 19:30 The historic wells and springs of Dumfries and Galloway DUMFRIES
29 January, 2023 - 16:00 Dancing through the Scottish Enlightenment Edinburgh
20 January, 2023 - 10:00 The Young McLaurin online
19 January, 2023 - 19:30 Eruption of the Solway Moss in 1771 DUMFRIES
11 January, 2023 - 18:30 Rebellious alliances in late medieval Scotland: A legacy of the Declaration of Arbroath? Online
10 January, 2023 - 20:15 Oral history and one-place studies Online
13 December, 2022 - 20:15 Drivers of industry and occupations in our "one-place" study areas online
6 December, 2022 - 18:30 The afterlife of Mary Queen of Scots Online
5 December, 2022 - 19:00 Angevin Empire? English and Continental perspectives on authority Stirling
19 November, 2022 - 14:00 Society for One-Place Studies: Annual Conference & AGM Online
18 November, 2022 - 17:00 Historical Dance Workshop Edinburgh
17 November, 2022 - 19:30 Excavations at Dunragit - the prehistoric heart of Galloway DUMFRIES
12 November, 2022 - 14:00 Edinburgh Dance Scene during the Scottish Enlightenment Edinburgh
7 November, 2022 - 19:00 Curating and Displaying The Declaration of Arbroath by Dr Alan Borthwick Stirling
5 November, 2022 - 14:00 Edinburgh Dance Scene during the Scottish Enlightenment Edinburgh
3 November, 2022 - 19:30 Bridgescapes - a journey through Scotland's bridge building heritage Dumfries
22 October, 2022 - 14:00 Edinburgh Dance Scene during the Scottish Enlightenment Edinburgh
20 October, 2022 - 19:30 Storming Castles - Medieval storm surges, climate change and the old castle at Caerlaverock Dumfries
15 October, 2022 - 14:00 Edinburgh Dance Scene during the Scottish Enlightenment Edinburgh
11 October, 2022 - 20:30 Street Studies Online
8 October, 2022 - 14:00 Edinburgh Dance Scene during the Scottish Enlightenment Edinburgh
6 October, 2022 - 19:30 "It Shouldn't Happen to a Dentist" - history, archaeology and adventures in James Herriot country DUMFRIES
3 October, 2022 - 19:00 Are We There Yet: Mapping Scotland's Contemporary Memory on its Slaving Past Stirling
24 September, 2022 - 10:00 Community Archaeology Event Lanark
13 September, 2022 - 20:30 The Use of Census Microdata to Research Social History Online
16 July, 2022 - 09:30 Edward Raban: Up Close Old Aberdeen
12 July, 2022 - 20:30 Why we believe what we do about our places Online
5 July, 2022 - 18:30 Mary Queen of Scots: the captive queen in England Online
22 June, 2022 - 18:00 The Goodall Symposium - Changing Minds: Neurosurgery and Psychiatry in 1950s and 60s Glasgow Glasgow
22 June, 2022 - 18:00 Food, Drink and the Maintenance of Health Edinburgh
17 June, 2022 (All day) On the Edge of Everywhere Stirling
14 June, 2022 - 20:30 Newhaven-on-Forth, Midlothian Online
30 May, 2022 - 18:00 Reframed - Finding the patient in medical heritage collections Glasgow
25 May, 2022 - 18:00 From Lambskin to Latex: The History of Condoms Edinburgh
25 May, 2022 - 10:00 Approaching the (Family) Archive: Challenges and Reflections online
7 May, 2022 (All day) Milling Matters - Weekend Conference Perth
7 May, 2022 (All day) Christ’s Poor Men: Perth’s Charterhouse of the Vale of Vertu and the History, Archaeology and Culture of the Carthusian Order in Medieval Britain Perth
5 May, 2022 - 18:00 Hands of Iron - A history of Midwifery in Glasgow Glasgow
3 May, 2022 - 12:00 Milling Matters - The Challenge of Saving Rosefield Mills Online
27 April, 2022 - 18:00 FOOD: Recipe or Remedy Exhibition Launch Edinburgh
23 April, 2022 - 11:00 Dancing with the Prince Edinburgh
9 April, 2022 - 11:00 Dancing with the Prince Edinburgh
7 April, 2022 - 19:15 Scotland's Questionable Past: Slavery, its impact home and abroad, then and now. Online
5 April, 2022 - 12:00 Milling Matters - Dusty Mill, Dusty Miller Online
25 March, 2022 - 19:30 Lecture - "Threave Landscape Restoration Project" - Sam Gallacher (National Trust for Scotland) Dumfries
11 March, 2022 - 19:30 Lecture - "The Whithorn Cold Case Project" - Adrian Maldonado (National Museums Scotland) Dumfries
8 March, 2022 - 12:00 Milling Matters - Lifecycles of Textile Mills Online
25 February, 2022 - 19:30 Lecture - "The Mining Archaeology of Dumfries and Galloway" - John Pickin Dumfries
11 February, 2022 - 19:30 Lecture - "Carrifran Wildwood and Beyond" - Borders Forest Trust Dumfries
1 February, 2022 - 18:30 Making sense of the Scottish census Online
28 January, 2022 - 19:30 Lecture - "The saving of the 'City of Adelaide'" - Jim Tildesley (Former Director of the Scottish Maritime Museum) Dumfries
14 January, 2022 - 19:30 Lecture - "John Campbell, the Kirkbean boy who changed the world of navigation" - Professor Alistair Alcock Dumfries
24 December, 2021 - 17:30 Book Launch - George Miller, Town Clerk of Perth 1723-1763: Whig, Hanoverian, Glasite, Anti-Jacobite Online
9 December, 2021 - 19:00 BALH Winter Lecture: The Human Costs of the British Civil Wars Online
3 December, 2021 - 19:30 Lecture - "The Galloway Hoard" - Martin Goldberg, National Museums Scotland Dumfries
18 November, 2021 - 18:30 Royal Cousins, Rival Queens: Mary Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I Online
17 November, 2021 - 18:00 Enlightened Dance: Dance at home and in public in Georgian Edinburgh Edinburgh
10 November, 2021 - 19:00 From Garden to Eden - The Story of Dundee Gasworks Online
30 October, 2021 - 11:00 Hag Storm - Children's Book Launch Alloway
28 October, 2021 - 18:30 Tall Chimneys - Scotland's Industrial Giants. Online talk Online
20 October, 2021 - 19:00 Woven Together Online
13 October, 2021 - 19:30 Turning fact into fiction: murder and romance in the siege of Berwick, 1317-18. Online
13 October, 2021 - 19:00 Botanic Gardens: Origins, History and Futures Online
12 June, 2021 - 13:30 Local History Day 2021 AGM and Talk Online
21 May, 2021 - 14:00 Digital Lecture: Edinburgh in the 1920s: Historical Photos Online
12 May, 2021 - 18:00 Caring for the Poor in the Highlands: The Role of the GP Online
14 April, 2021 - 19:00 "Ruined Magnificence? St Andrews Cathedral after the Reformation" by Dr Bess Rhodes Online
6 April, 2021 - 19:00 Heroes and scoundrels: the sealants of the 1320 Declaration of Arbroath Online
29 March, 2021 - 10:30 Next Steps: caring for Community Archives Online
24 March, 2021 - 18:30 Discovering the Picts Online
22 March, 2021 - 10:30 Next Steps: caring for Community Archives Online
11 March, 2021 - 19:30 Talk : The History of Fife's Mineral Railways Online
13 February, 2021 - 10:00 Scotland’s Community Heritage Conversations 20/21: #3 Youth Engagement Online
20 January, 2021 - 19:00 The Heart of Stormont Book Launch Online
16 December, 2020 (All day) Christmas at GL Wilson Department Store, Dundee Online
15 December, 2020 - 19:30 Mapping Monuments online
1 December, 2020 (All day) Logie - Scotland's First Council House Scheme Online
20 November, 2020 - 19:00 Working from Home in the Vernacular Period Contact Niall Logan <loganniall@yahoo.co.uk> for further information
17 November, 2020 - 19:30 Only swords and horses: a recent Late Bronze Age hoard from Peebles online
11 November, 2020 - 19:00 The Picts of Angus & Gowrie Online
11 November, 2020 (All day) The Picts of Angus & Gowrie Online
30 October, 2020 - 17:00 Is History Still With Us: Nursing Whilst Black - online event Online
12 September, 2020 - 14:00 BALH AGM and Talk by Prof Catherine Clarke ‘What Is Local History?’ ...
11 September, 2020 - 09:30 Independent Museums: definition and diversity, and achieving resilience Online
27 July, 2020 - 09:00 The Legacy of William Rankine - online event Glasgow
30 April, 2020 - 18:00 James Sutherland (c.1639-1719): Botanist, Antiquary & Numismatist Edinburgh
1 January, 2020 - 00:00 Friends of Elgin Museum Art Exhibition Online
17 October, 2019 - 17:00 McCarthy Award for History of Medicine Research Edinburgh
3 October, 2019 - 12:00 Compassion in Crisis- The fascinating story of 80 years of Royal Voluntary Service in Glasgow Glasgow
17 August, 2019 - 15:00 Moonstruck Exhibition Late Edinburgh
14 June, 2019 (All day) Moonstruck: 500 years of Mental Health Exhibition Edinburgh
13 June, 2019 - 18:00 Moonstruck Exhibition Launch Edinburgh
17 December, 2018 - 13:45 Searching for the Elixir of Life - Free Public Exhibition Edinburgh
24 November, 2018 (All day) Scottish Society for Northern Studies - Annual Conference Edinburgh
7 November, 2018 - 12:45 Thomas Muir Symposium 2018 Bearsden
1 November, 2018 - 10:00 I Remember It Well! Film & memory symposium Paisley
27 October, 2018 - 09:00 The Scottish Listed Property Show Edinburgh
27 October, 2018 (All day) Fife Gravestones Conference 2018, Kirkcaldy Kirkcaldy
19 October, 2018 - 17:00 McCarthy Award for History of Medicine Research Edinburgh
17 October, 2018 - 10:00 Lest We Forget: Remembrances of World War I (Anstruther & Cellardyke) Anstruther
27 September, 2018 - 18:00 SCA Annual Lecture - Prof Sir Tom Devine Edinburgh
27 September, 2018 - 18:00 Prosthetics: From Maker to User Edinburgh
16 September, 2018 (All day) A Celebration of The Crichton - Past, Present and Future Dumfries
7 February, 2018 - 18:30 What About The Women? Glasgow
9 December, 2017 - 13:30 The Maryhill Songbook Glasgow
6 December, 2017 - 18:30 Lost Glasgow: The Ones That Got Away - Evening Talk Glasgow
1 December, 2017 - 10:00 Lost Glasgow: More Than Just Memories - Exhibition Glasgow
25 November, 2017 - 10:00 A short history of Scottish Cartography: sources and resources Glasgow
25 November, 2017 - 10:00 Kirkcaldy and the Whale Kirkcaldy
24 October, 2017 - 17:30 Unspoken Truth: Exploring Ayrshire's connection with Black History Irvine
27 September, 2017 - 10:30 Historic Landscapes, Estates and Gardens - seminar Perth
17 September, 2017 - 11:00 Doors Open Day at Maryhill Burgh Halls Glasgow
16 September, 2017 - 11:00 Doors Open Day at Maryhill Burgh Halls Glasgow
11 September, 2017 - 16:15 Maryhill Museum Ambassadors Glasgow
3 September, 2017 - 18:00 Thirlestane Castle and the Man Who Ruled Scotland Lauder
21 July, 2017 - 10:00 I Richard Waitt, picture drawer - Portraits of a Highland Clan 1713-1733 Granton-on-Spey
17 June, 2017 - 11:00 Burntisland's Gifts and Treasures Burntisland
16 June, 2017 - 11:00 Sounds of Maryhill Glasgow
3 June, 2017 - 11:00 Women of Maryhill Guided Walk Glasgow
23 March, 2017 - 18:00 Bazaars, Benevolence and the Built Heritage of Scotland: 1830s - 1930s Edinburgh
24 February, 2017 - 12:30 Guided Walk - Sounds of Maryhill Glasgow
3 February, 2017 - 12:30 Guided Walk - Sounds of Maryhill Glasgow
20 January, 2017 - 12:30 Guided Walk - Sounds of Maryhill Glasgow
15 December, 2016 - 18:15 Book Launch - Thomas Muir of Huntershill Glasgow
26 November, 2016 - 18:00 Book Launch - Scotland: a very short introduction by Rab Houston Ayr
29 October, 2016 - 13:00 Women of Maryhill Guided Walk Glasgow
22 October, 2016 - 12:45 30th Anniversary Event Kirkcaldy
8 October, 2016 - 10:00 Fife Family and Local History Fair Dunfermline
5 October, 2016 - 13:30 History Heritage and Archeology Industry Conference Glasgow
1 October, 2016 (All day) "A'm Grippit Dis Laand": A Conference in Honour of Dr Doreen Waugh Edinburgh
17 September, 2016 - 11:00 Battle of Dunbar 1650 Dunbar
17 September, 2016 - 10:00 Doors Open Day at Maryhill Burgh Halls Glasgow
2 September, 2016 (All day) Angus Heritage Week Throughout Angus
13 July, 2016 - 18:30 Aberdeen in 100 Dates with Elma McMenemy Aberdeen
18 June, 2016 - 11:00 Hidden Maryhill Bike Ride Glasgow
16 June, 2016 (All day) Scotland and the Flemish People - Conference St Andrews
4 June, 2016 (All day) South Ayrshire History & Family History Fair Troon
24 May, 2016 - 20:00 The 306: Dawn Perth
21 May, 2016 - 13:00 Women of Maryhill guided walk Glasgow
18 May, 2016 - 09:15 Fundraising: Make it Happen (West Lothian) Bathgate
30 March, 2016 - 18:00 Discover Maryhill Glasgow
19 March, 2016 - 11:00 Women of Maryhill Tour Glasgow
12 March, 2016 - 13:00 Nollie Walks Glasgow
10 March, 2016 - 14:00 Maryhill Burgh Halls Building Tour - 10 March 2016 Glasgow
13 February, 2016 - 13:00 Nollie Walks Glasgow
29 January, 2016 (All day) Death & Identity in Scotland from the Medieval to the Modern Edinburgh
26 November, 2015 - 19:00 The Legendary Leith Smacks - Eric J Graham Edinburgh
21 November, 2015 - 14:00 Behind the Black Minstrel’s Smile - Eric J Graham Edinburgh
2 November, 2015 - 18:30 Prof. Brian Evans on the Subject of the Picturesque and the Sublime Edinburgh
30 October, 2015 (All day) South Georgia Weekend Edinburgh
1 October, 2015 (All day) "Raise Your Glass" - exhibition celebrating Scotland's brewing heritage Edinburgh
14 September, 2015 - 11:00 Doors Open Day events Glasgow
5 September, 2015 - 12:00 Angus Doors Open Days Angus Area
4 September, 2015 (All day) Angus Heritage Week Angus Area
27 June, 2015 - 11:00 Writing the History of Colonsay Scalasaig, Isle of Colonsay
21 June, 2015 - 19:15 Crossing the Forth Burntisland
21 June, 2015 (All day) Grantown Sestercentennial Festival - 1765 - 2015 Grantown
6 June, 2015 - 10:30 Local History Day 2015 Birmingham
30 May, 2015 - 12:00 Raising Fife for the Covenant - Event at Aberdour Castle Aberdour
21 April, 2015 - 18:00 Launch of "Edinburgh Collected" website Edinburgh
3 April, 2015 (All day) Tartan Day Scotland Angus
21 March, 2015 - 13:30 Annual Conference - When Glasgow Ruled the World Glasgow
20 February, 2015 (All day) Closing Date for Tartan Treasures Competition Angus
2 February, 2015 - 12:30 Copyright and Cultural Heritage Edinburgh
22 January, 2015 - 17:30 Burnsiana & McKie - exhibition and book launch Kilmarnock
3 December, 2014 - 12:45 Blackamoores at the Scottish National Gallery Edinburgh
19 November, 2014 - 12:45 Radical Women and the Struggle for Equality Lenzie
13 November, 2014 (All day) Thomas Muir Festival East Dunbartonshire
27 October, 2014 (All day) Online Course: World War 1: Changing faces of heroism Online
10 October, 2014 - 14:00 Planned Villages in North East Scotland Elgin
28 September, 2014 (All day) "Finders - Keepers" : Scottish Plant Hunters, Past and Present and some of the more Unusual Ways of Conserving Plant Material Edinburgh
13 September, 2014 - 10:00 County Societies Symposium London
13 September, 2014 - 09:00 ‘Wha’s Like Us?’ Family History Event Stirling
5 September, 2014 - 11:30 Angus Heritage Week & Open Doors Days Forfar
29 August, 2014 - 09:30 "Who Do You Think You Are" Live in Glasgow Glasgow
29 August, 2014 (All day) "Dig Portobello" Edinburgh
23 August, 2014 (All day) Lanarkshire Family History Society Conference Motherwell
16 August, 2014 (All day) Attack the Castle St Andrews
8 August, 2014 - 12:00 Heritage Exhibition, Aberdour Aberdour
2 August, 2014 - 10:00 West Lothian in the Great War Bathgate
29 July, 2014 - 10:30 Anglo-Scottish Migration and the Making of Great Britain, 1603-1762 Edinburgh
18 July, 2014 - 18:00 Re-dedication of Lapraik Cairn Muirkirk
25 June, 2014 - 10:30 The Battle of Bannockburn - a 700th Anniversary Conference Stirling
21 June, 2014 - 10:00 Battle of Bannockburn Family History Project Stirling
7 June, 2014 - 14:00 Darien and the Buccaneers Edinburgh
7 June, 2014 - 10:00 South Ayrshire History Fair Troon
26 April, 2014 (All day) SAFHS 25th Anniversary Conference - A Matter of Life and Death Dunfermline
6 April, 2014 (All day) Tayroots Family History Day Arbroath
11 March, 2014 (All day) Introduction to Online Newspaper Resources Edinburgh