Scottish history

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

A major exhibition produced by National Museums Scotland will tour the country during 2018, with the support of ...

07/02/2018

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Robert Burns hid his radical and progressive political views “in plain view” while working for the Crown during ...

05/02/2018

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Jo Woolf celebrates the achievements of West Lothian explorer Isobel Wylie Hutchison who is believed to be the ...

05/02/2018

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Professor Elizabeth Ewan presents a wide-ranging overview of the study of women in Scotland and their role in the ...

05/02/2018

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David C Jackson talks about his research quest to discover why a man once described as the ‘chief Scotsman of his ...

02/02/2018

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More than fifty rare medieval manuscripts and early print editions, representing 1,000 years of British literary ...

31/01/2018

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Some 50 airs in an 18th century landmark publication credited with saving Scotland’s folk song tradition were not ...

29/01/2018

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A ground-breaking new animated facial reconstruction of Robert Burns reciting one of his own poems has been ...

25/01/2018

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A community excavation near Brora in Sutherland in 2017 investigated the remains of an 18th-century drovers' inn ...

24/01/2018

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A heritage project in Kolkata, India, aims to restore a Scottish cemetery which is almost two centuries old and is ...

24/01/2018

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Author Nick Holland explores the fascination of the Brontë sisters for Scotland, and in particular the work of ...

22/01/2018

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On the shelves of libraries and archives everywhere there are hidden lives waiting to be discovered. This article ...

22/01/2018

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