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

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 Jul 2022 - 18:30 Mary Queen of Scots: the captive queen in England Online Other: History Scotland
12 Jul 2022 - 18:30 Town Walk Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
12 Jul 2022 - 20:30 Why we believe what we do about our places Online Other: Society for One-Place Studies
13 Jul 2022 - 19:00 Kirkyard Tour Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
16 Jul 2022 - 09:30 Edward Raban: Up Close Old Aberdeen Other: University of Aberdeen Museums & Special Collections
19 Jul 2022 - 18:30 Town Walk Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
20 Jul 2022 - 14:30 Kirkyard Tour Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
20 Jul 2022 - 18:00 Kitchen physick, or how to eat yourself to health Edinburgh
26 Jul 2022 - 18:30 Town Walk Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
27 Jul 2022 - 19:00 Kirkyard Tour Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
1 Aug 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day The 1745 Association
2 Aug 2022 - 18:30 Town Walk Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
3 Aug 2022 - 14:30 Kirkyard Tour Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
9 Aug 2022 - 18:30 Town Walk Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
10 Aug 2022 - 19:00 Kirkyard Tour Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
16 Aug 2022 - 18:30 Town Walk Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
17 Aug 2022 - 14:30 Kirkyard Tour Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright History Society
31 Aug 2022 - 11:00 Walk & Talk: Kinneil House plus Museum of Scottish Railways Bo'ness SLHF
1 Sep 2022 (All day) When Madame de Pompadour met Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tragedy in Three Acts ONLINE Via U TUBE, any time/day The 1745 Association
24 Oct 2022 - 18:00 SLHF 2022 Annual General Meeting - Online Via Zoom Zoom SLHF