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
7 Jun 2019 - 11:00 Glasgow's ties with slavery - Discovering history at the National Records of Scotland Edinburgh National Records of Scotland
13 Jun 2019 - 18:00 Moonstruck Exhibition Launch Edinburgh Other: Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
14 Jun 2019 (All day) Moonstruck: 500 years of Mental Health Exhibition Edinburgh Other: Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
15 Jun 2019 - 09:00 History on Your Doorstep: History and Family History Fair 2019 Ayr
17 Jun 2019 - 13:00 Go Forth! Development of Digital Learning Resources: From Archival Images to Cutting Edge Laser Scans Edinburgh National Records of Scotland
20 Jun 2019 - 11:00 Walk & Talk (& Boat trip) - Union Canal (Edinburgh end) Edinburgh SLHF
10 Jul 2019 - 19:00 Kirkyard Tour Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
17 Jul 2019 - 14:30 Kirkyard Tour Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
24 Jul 2019 - 19:00 Kirkyard Tour Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
31 Jul 2019 - 14:30 Kirkyard Tour Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
7 Aug 2019 - 19:00 Kirkyard Tour Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
14 Aug 2019 - 14:30 Kirkyard Tour Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
31 Oct 2019 (All day) SLHF Annual Conference and AGM Clydebank SLHF
5 Nov 2019 - 13:30 For Baith Plenty and Pleisure: Putting together the story of the Gardens at Gordon Castle Edinburgh National Records of Scotland
20 Nov 2019 - 13:00 Archive fever? A worm's eye view of the NRS and NRAS Edinburgh National Records of Scotland