Local History

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

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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A new lighting project from Edinburgh World Heritage will highlight the history of Edinburgh's historic closes.

02/12/2015

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Trace your Edinburgh ancestors with family history expert Alan Stewart's guide to the top five online resources. ...

25/11/2015

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Edinburgh is justly world renowned for its architecture and with so many places to explore in the city, it's easy ...

16/11/2015

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Edinburgh World Heritage has announced it is to help fund repairs to Bible Land, a historic building in Canongate ...

13/11/2015

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Next time you're exploring Edinburgh's Royal Mile, keep a look out for these quirky historic sites that you might ...

28/10/2015

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Did you know, Glasgow has the largest concentration of bowls clubs and greens in Britain? Or that bowls is closely ...

15/10/2015

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A project designed to reconnect the textile industries of the outer Hebrides and the Scottish Borders, and support ...

01/06/2015

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The county of Perthshire has all that’s needed for a memorable break, with colourful landscapes, world-class food ...

11/05/2015

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