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 | Taking Part: Aspects of Scottish Sports and Pastimes | Scotland Against Slavery: The Local View | Engineering, Science and Technology

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
5 Jun 2024 - 10:00 Looking for Nurses and Midwives in your Family Edinburgh National Library of Scotland
12 Jun 2024 - 17:00 Before Adam: the origins of Register House Edinburgh National Records of Scotland
21 Jun 2024 - 19:30 Talk: The History of Women's Golf 1738-1929 Anstruther Other: Crail Museum
26 Jun 2024 - 18:00 150 years of women writing medicine Edinburgh
29 Jun 2024 (All day) Malleny Garden Plant Fair Balerno Other: National Trust for Scotland
9 Jul 2024 - 18:30 Kirkcudbright Town Walk Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
10 Jul 2024 - 07:00 Kirkyard Trail Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
16 Jul 2024 - 18:30 Kirkcudbright Town Walks Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
17 Jul 2024 - 02:30 Kirkyard Trail Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
23 Jul 2024 - 18:30 Kirkcudbright Town Walk Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
24 Jul 2024 - 19:00 Kirkyard Trail Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
30 Jul 2024 - 18:30 Kirkcudbright History Society Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
31 Jul 2024 - 02:30 Kirkyard Trail Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
6 Aug 2024 - 18:30 Kirkcudbright History Society Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
7 Aug 2024 - 19:00 Kirkyard Trail Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
13 Aug 2024 - 18:30 Kirkcudbright Town Walks Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
14 Aug 2024 - 02:30 Kirkyard Trail Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
4 Oct 2024 (All day) Newmilns Heritage Festival Newmilns Other: Newmilns Regeneration Association