Local History

Discover the history of your local area with events, features, news and travel guides focusing on different regions of Scotland.

In the History Scotland - Hidden Histories Podcast, Neil McLennan explores lesser-known visitor attractions in ...

10/12/2016

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Govan Young, a new 30-minute film, takes a look at how a group of primary school children were amazed to learn ...

05/12/2016

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The Team behind History Scotland and Family Tree magazines are proud to be working alongside Visit Scotland to ...

15/11/2016

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Members of the public have been invited to take part in the new #clyde2sea project, to help discover the hidden ...

14/11/2016

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‘Angels’ behind the restoration of a memorial tower on Orkney, the safeguarding of a Victorian-built community ...

15/09/2016

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Edinburgh World Heritage present their pick of six unusual Edinburgh buildings - from a bath house with Mary Queen ...

22/06/2016

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Volunteers of all ages and abilities are being asked to get involved in an archaeology project which provides free ...

24/05/2016

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Robert MacDonald has created a film about the town of New Lanark, in tribute to its local hero Robert Owen. ...

31/03/2016

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An archaeological project to shed light on the lives of those buried in St Ninian's Kirkyard, Stonehouse, welcomes ...

26/01/2016

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Discover some of the many historical artefacts held at the Leighton Library, in Dunblane, the oldest private ...

21/12/2015

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The Scottish Genealogy Society has announced a programme of family history classes, for both beginner and ...

17/12/2015

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17/12/2015

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