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

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
21 Jan 2019 - 19:30 Bring along night Balmore Baldernock Local History Group
4 Feb 2019 - 19:30 The History of Forensic Science in Scotland Glasgow Milngavie and Bearsden Historical Society
6 Feb 2019 - 19:30 Helen Duncan the Callander Seer Kinlochard Loch Ard Local History Group
7 Feb 2019 - 19:30 The New Road - Neil Munro and History - David McVey Kirkintilloch Kirkintilloch and District Society of Antiquaries
18 Feb 2019 - 19:30 Talk: Professor Steve Driscoll on The Govan stones: Glasgow’s unique collection of 9th-11th century carved stones Balmore Baldernock Local History Group
21 Feb 2019 - 19:30 Ye Jacobites by Name Dunfermline Dunfermline Historical Society
4 Mar 2019 - 19:30 Scottish Paintings Glasgow Milngavie and Bearsden Historical Society
6 Mar 2019 - 19:30 Cambuskenneth Abbey and it's Estate Kinlochard Loch Ard Local History Group
18 Mar 2019 - 19:30 Talk: War and Peas: Glasgow allotments in World War 1 Balmore Baldernock Local History Group
21 Mar 2019 - 19:30 The Railway Atlas of Scotland - 200 Years of History Dunfermline Dunfermline Historical Society
1 Apr 2019 - 19:30 Arran in Books – from the 18th C to Present Glasgow Milngavie and Bearsden Historical Society
3 Apr 2019 - 19:30 Scottish Outdoor Education Centres Kinlochard Loch Ard Local History Group
15 Apr 2019 - 19:30 Talk: Thomas Muir Balmore Baldernock Local History Group
18 Apr 2019 - 19:30 Quite Happy - the Diary of James Fyffe, a Cattle Dealer Dunfermline Dunfermline Historical Society
29 Apr 2019 - 19:30 AGM and Members' Night Glasgow Milngavie and Bearsden Historical Society
16 May 2019 - 10:45 Walk & Talk (& Boat trip) - Forth & Clyde Canal (Glasgow end) Glasgow SLHF
16 May 2019 - 19:30 Dunfermline Town Planning Dunfermline Dunfermline Historical Society
20 May 2019 - 19:30 Talk: Antonine Wall Roman Forts of Balmuildy & Bearsden Balmore Baldernock Local History Group
20 Jun 2019 - 11:00 Walk & Talk (& Boat trip) - Union Canal (Edinburgh end) Edinburgh SLHF