Scottish history

Discover Scotland's past with our features, history travel and expert guides.

A free public programme of talks, interviews and panel discussions has been launched by the University of Glasgow, ...

25/09/2017

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Follow in the footsteps of Robert the Bruce, king of Scotland, with this travel trail of Dumfries & Galloway, ...

25/09/2017

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A new touring display from the National Library of Scotland tells the story of centuries of food and drink, and ...

22/09/2017

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The remains of one of the oldest earliest houses in East Ayrshire, dating to the early Neolithic period (3500-4000 ...

21/09/2017

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The new Netflix production Outlaw King, which looks at a key year in the life of Robert the Bruce, has begun ...

20/09/2017

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The latest trailer for season 3 of Outlander shows that several Edinburgh sites appear in upcoming episodes of the ...

13/09/2017

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What might it have meant for the cause of Scottish nationalism? Will the Union survive? Do the male Stuarts make a ...

13/09/2017

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The Marie Stuart Society carries out a range of activities to promote awareness of the life and legacy of Mary ...

13/09/2017

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The Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh is hosting two events in October, each of which celebrates Jacobite ...

11/09/2017

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Professor Ted Cowan, Professor Tom Devine and Professor Angela McCarthy are just three of the big history names ...

08/09/2017

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The 75th anniversary of the RAF Regiment is to be celebrated at the Highland Military Tattoo, taking place at Fort ...

04/09/2017

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Daniel MacCannall explores the history of the illicit distilling and smuggling of whisky in Scotland from the 18th ...

04/09/2017

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