Local History

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

Discover the history of Bowhill House in Selkirk and the people who have lived here over the years, in a special ...

10/05/2017

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A new visitor experience for Edinburgh, which explores 1,000 years of the city's history through 101 objects, has ...

03/05/2017

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Robin Ward, architectural critic and author of Exploring Glasgow: The Architectural Guide, chooses ten of his ...

28/04/2017

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In a new guest article to celebrate the Year of History, Heritage & Archaeology, Three Chimneys Restaurant owner ...

01/03/2017

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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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