History events in Edinburgh

View all the upcoming History events taking place throughout Edinburgh below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

Curious About Edinburgh

Curious About Edinburgh

14th June 2019 - 31st October 2020
Have fun discovering Edinburgh with a self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About! Read more
Moonstruck: 500 years of mental health

Moonstruck: 500 years of mental health

14th June 2019 - 23rd December 2019
This exhibition encourages us to examine our own ideas around mental health and aims to show how, even now, many older stereotypes and ideas about these conditions remain unchanged. Read more
The Luxury of Time: Clocks from 1550-1750

The Luxury of Time: Clocks from 1550-1750

4th October 2019 - 26th January 2020
Explore the history of early British clock making in this small display at National Museum of Scotland. Read more
Chinese Oracle Bones

Chinese Oracle Bones

25th October 2019 - 29th March 2020
Discover some of the treasures within the National Museum Scotland's significant collection of oracle bones, the second largest in the world outside of China. Read more
Burke and Hare: Serial Killers

Burke and Hare: Serial Killers

14th November 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
Delve into 1820s Edinburgh and the cadaver trade that shocked the city on a Burke and Hare Walking Tour of Edinburgh’s UNESCO Heritage Listed Old Town! Read more
Gun Salutes

Gun Salutes

14th November 2019
Join us at Edinburgh Castle for a number of gun salutes throughout the year. The next one is on 14th November. Read more
Looking after your Family Archive

Looking after your Family Archive

14th November 2019
Come and meet the HES paper conservators at HES Archives and Library for some practical advice on how to care for your family papers and photographs. Read more
Burke and Hare: Serial Killers

Burke and Hare: Serial Killers

15th November 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
Delve into 1820s Edinburgh and the cadaver trade that shocked the city on a Burke and Hare Walking Tour of Edinburgh’s UNESCO Heritage Listed Old Town! Read more
Mary Stewart - Fact or Fiction with Bruce Jamieson - SOLD OUT

Mary Stewart - Fact or Fiction with Bruce Jamieson - SOLD OUT

15th November 2019
The final talk of this season takes place on Friday 15th November in St Peter’s Church and Linlithgow Museum is delighted to welcome Linlithgow’s own resident historian Bruce Jamieson! Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

16th November 2019
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

16th November 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Kilts and Captivity

Kilts and Captivity

16th November 2019
Find out why the Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745 failed as you meet a Highlander held prisoner in Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Your Local Re-enactment Project Craigmillar

Your Local Re-enactment Project Craigmillar

16th November 2019
Come along and join BXIV Saturday training sessions in Edinburgh! Open to all who would like to try out 14th century re-enactment! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

17th November 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Kilts and Captivity

Kilts and Captivity

17th November 2019
Find out why the Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745 failed as you meet a Highlander held prisoner in Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

18th November 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

19th November 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

20th November 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

21st November 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Lecture Series - Brodie Castle Collection with Lily Barnes

Lecture Series - Brodie Castle Collection with Lily Barnes

21st November 2019
Lily Barnes, the Morton Documentation and Digitisation Officer, will share images and stories from the fascinating collection of photographic albums of Brodie Castle in this talk at Gladstone's Land. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

22nd November 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

23rd November 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Hidden Histories: Sickeningly Sweet - The Story of Edinburgh’s 18th Century Sugar Trade

Hidden Histories: Sickeningly Sweet - The Story of Edinburgh’s 18th Century Sugar Trade

23rd November 2019
This lecture on 23rd November looks at the history of Edinburgh and its burgeoning New Town, revealing how it was drawn into the sugar trade, as sugar entered through the Port of Leith. Read more
Lecture Series: The Knights of St John in Medieval Scotland

Lecture Series: The Knights of St John in Medieval Scotland

23rd November 2019
Join Thomas Ware at Gladstone's Land on 23rd November as he delves into the history of the Knights of St John in medieval Scotland! Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

23rd November 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Your Local Re-enactment Project Craigmillar

Your Local Re-enactment Project Craigmillar

23rd November 2019
Come along and join BXIV Saturday training sessions in Edinburgh! Open to all who would like to try out 14th century re-enactment! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

24th November 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

24th November 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

25th November 2019
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
May Morris Curator Lunchtime Talk

May Morris Curator Lunchtime Talk

26th November 2019
Join May Morris expert Rowan Bain from The William Morris Gallery, to hear about May’s extraordinary life and career, in this talk at Dovecot Studios on 26th November! Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

26th November 2019
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Lecture Series: Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Last Jacobite Rebellion

Lecture Series: Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Last Jacobite Rebellion

27th November 2019
Come along to Gladstone's Land on Wednesday the 27th of November and hear about Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Last Jacobite Rebellion! Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

27th November 2019
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

28th November 2019
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

29th November 2019
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

30th November 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Hidden Histories: Scotch on the Rocks - Literary Friction in the Scottish Enlightenment

Hidden Histories: Scotch on the Rocks - Literary Friction in the Scottish Enlightenment

30th November 2019
This talk on 30th November at Newhailes House explores some of the heat as well as the light that was generated by the Scottish Enlightenment effort. Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

30th November 2019
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Your Local Re-enactment Project Craigmillar

Your Local Re-enactment Project Craigmillar

30th November 2019
Come along and join BXIV Saturday training sessions in Edinburgh! Open to all who would like to try out 14th century re-enactment! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

1st December 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Inglis’ Amazons

Inglis’ Amazons

1st December 2019
Inglis’ Amazons: hear the tales of this incredible all-female medical unit as they save lives at the front. Read more
Man at Arms

Man at Arms

1st December 2019
Come along to Dirleton Castle for one of Historic Scotland's special 'Man at Arms' talks, which tell tales of siege warfare and castle life, with a selection of medieval weapons on show! Read more
Unsung Heroines

Unsung Heroines

2nd December 2019 - 4th December 2019
Come and meet Mrs Jane Clark, the commandant of a unit of VAD nurses and hear her story at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
In Conversation: Andrew Graham-Dixon and Martin Clayton

In Conversation: Andrew Graham-Dixon and Martin Clayton

4th December 2019
Writer and broadcaster Andrew Graham-Dixon joins Martin Clayton, Head of Prints and Drawings, Royal Collection Trust, to discuss how drawing helped Leonardo da Vinci to understand the universe. Read more
The 2019 Surgeons’ Hall Library Lecture: An Evening with Ambrose Parry

The 2019 Surgeons’ Hall Library Lecture: An Evening with Ambrose Parry

4th December 2019
Join the unique, award winning, writing partnership Ambrose Parry and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh for an evening discussing the medical history that inspired their historical novels! Read more
May Morris Curator Breakfast Talk

May Morris Curator Breakfast Talk

5th December 2019
Dovecot Curator Kate Grenyer explores the life, work, and legacy of May Morris, the younger daughter of William Morris and a key figure in the British Arts and Crafts Movement. Read more
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

5th December 2019
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

6th December 2019
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

7th December 2019
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

7th December 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Christmas Weekend aboard Britannia

Christmas Weekend aboard Britannia

7th December 2019 - 8th December 2019
Don't miss a special Christmas weekend aboard Britannia! See the beautiful festive decorations adorning the State Apartments and enjoy a complimentary glass of mulled wine with shortbread! Read more
Hidden Histories: Worshipping at the Shrine of Venus - Sex Work in Old Town Edinburgh

Hidden Histories: Worshipping at the Shrine of Venus - Sex Work in Old Town Edinburgh

7th December 2019
Piecing together what little is known about sex work in Edinburgh during the 17th & 18th centuries, this lecture discusses who the women were, where they worked and the daily challenges they faced. Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

7th December 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

8th December 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

8th December 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
The Prince’s Trusted Man

The Prince’s Trusted Man

9th December 2019 - 13th December 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and hear how John Roy Stewart raised his Edinburgh Regiment for Prince Charlie and the part he played in rebellion. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

13th December 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
A Royal Christmas

A Royal Christmas

14th December 2019
Join us at the Palace of Holyroodhouse as Louise Cooling, author of 'A Royal Christmas', explores the historic Christmas traditions of the Royal Family across the centuries! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

14th December 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

14th December 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

14th December 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

15th December 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

15th December 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

15th December 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

16th December 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Traditions and Tales of Christmas

Traditions and Tales of Christmas

19th December 2019 - 21st December 2019
Learn about the traditions and tales of a Victorian Christmas at Edinburgh Castle from 20th - 22nd December. Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

21st December 2019
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
A Very Mary Christmas

A Very Mary Christmas

22nd December 2019 - 24th December 2019
Come and join in the fun and see how Mary Queen of Scots celebrates the Twelve Days of Christmas with her courtiers. Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

27th December 2019
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

27th December 2019
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Trebuchets and Trickery

Trebuchets and Trickery

28th December 2019
In March 1314, the forces of King Robert the Bruce captured Edinburgh Castle. Meet the commander, Thomas Randolph and hear how he used guile and local knowledge to capture it. Read more
Trebuchets and Trickery

Trebuchets and Trickery

29th December 2019
In March 1314, the forces of King Robert the Bruce captured Edinburgh Castle. Meet the commander, Thomas Randolph and hear how he used guile and local knowledge to capture it. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

30th December 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

31st December 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Trebuchets and Trickery

Trebuchets and Trickery

1st January 2020
In March 1314, the forces of King Robert the Bruce captured Edinburgh Castle. Meet the commander, Thomas Randolph and hear how he used guile and local knowledge to capture it. Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

2nd January 2020
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Trebuchets and Trickery

Trebuchets and Trickery

2nd January 2020
In March 1314, the forces of King Robert the Bruce captured Edinburgh Castle. Meet the commander, Thomas Randolph and hear how he used guile and local knowledge to capture it. Read more
In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

3rd January 2020
Hear how Alice Meredith Williams made a most significant contribution to the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
A Most Royal Rebellion

A Most Royal Rebellion

4th January 2020
Hear the forgotten story of Scotland’s own version of the war of the roses, between father and son King James III and the future James IV. Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

4th January 2020
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
A Most Royal Rebellion

A Most Royal Rebellion

5th January 2020
Hear the forgotten story of Scotland’s own version of the war of the roses, between father and son King James III and the future James IV. Read more
Head and Shoulders Above the Rest!

Head and Shoulders Above the Rest!

6th January 2020 - 9th January 2020
Find out the part Grenadiers would play in the history of Edinburgh Castle and the eventual defeat of the Jacobites at Culloden. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

13th January 2020
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

14th January 2020
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

15th January 2020
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

16th January 2020
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

17th January 2020
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

18th January 2020
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

18th January 2020
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

19th January 2020
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
The Puzzle of Blackening Lungs in Victorian Britain

The Puzzle of Blackening Lungs in Victorian Britain

21st January 2020
Join us at Surgeons' Hall Museums on 21st January as our Senior Research Fellow, Professor Ken Donaldson, discusses the mystery of the Victorian lung! Read more
The Road to Bannockburn

The Road to Bannockburn

21st January 2020
Meet one of Robert the Bruce’s men who served under the command of Thomas Randolph during the capture of Edinburgh Castle in 1314. Read more
The Road to Bannockburn

The Road to Bannockburn

22nd January 2020
Meet one of Robert the Bruce’s men who served under the command of Thomas Randolph during the capture of Edinburgh Castle in 1314. Read more
Lecture Series: The Lost Scottish Identity

Lecture Series: The Lost Scottish Identity

23rd January 2020
This lecture, at Gladstone's Land on 23rd January, will explore the events in the lead up to the Act of Union in 1707, and in the aftermath, what happened to the other lost Scottish identities! Read more
The Road to Bannockburn

The Road to Bannockburn

23rd January 2020
Meet one of Robert the Bruce’s men who served under the command of Thomas Randolph during the capture of Edinburgh Castle in 1314. Read more
The Road to Bannockburn

The Road to Bannockburn

24th January 2020
Meet one of Robert the Bruce’s men who served under the command of Thomas Randolph during the capture of Edinburgh Castle in 1314. Read more
Tyrannosaurs

Tyrannosaurs

24th January 2020 - 4th May 2020
The most comprehensive exhibition ever mounted on tyrannosaurs is coming to the National Museum of Scotland, bringing the latest palaeontological discoveries to life. Read more
Burns for Beginners at Edinburgh Castle

Burns for Beginners at Edinburgh Castle

25th January 2020 - 31st January 2020
Come along for a light-hearted introduction to the bard and some of his works at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Hot Rocks

Hot Rocks

26th January 2020
Join an expert geologist and a Ranger on a longer guided walk to discover the fascinating geological history of Holyrood Park. Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

1st February 2020
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Medieval Fashion

Medieval Fashion

1st February 2020 - 2nd February 2020
See how fashion of the Kings court here in Edinburgh Castle changed through the medieval period for both men and women. Read more
The Arts & Crafts Movement in the National Collection

The Arts & Crafts Movement in the National Collection

5th February 2020
Stephen Jackson, Senior Curator, Furniture and Woodwork at National Museums Scotland, explores the national collection’s holdings of Arts and Crafts design! Read more
Crime and Punishment in Medieval Scotland

Crime and Punishment in Medieval Scotland

7th February 2020 - 13th February 2020
Listen as Gilbert Savage, the Executioner, recounts the nature of crime & punishment during the turbulent times in Medieval Scotland. Read more
Tulips, Dragons, and Tweety Birds

Tulips, Dragons, and Tweety Birds

10th February 2020
Join Ali Davey at HES Archives and Library on 10th February to explore the work of early 20th Century blacksmith, Thomas Hadden. Read more
Leonardo: Drawing, life and art with Martin Clayton

Leonardo: Drawing, life and art with Martin Clayton

11th February 2020
Martin Clayton, Head of Prints and Drawings and curator of 'Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing', discusses the central role that drawing played in the life of Leonardo da Vinci. Read more
Up Close: Leonardo da Vinci’s materials and techniques

Up Close: Leonardo da Vinci’s materials and techniques

13th February 2020
Spend an afternoon exploring how Leonardo da Vinci created his exquisite drawings with conservator Alan Donnithorne at The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse on 13th February! Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

15th February 2020
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

15th February 2020
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

16th February 2020
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

17th February 2020
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

18th February 2020
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

19th February 2020
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Edinburgh’s Medical Detectives- The Return of Sherlock Holmes

Edinburgh’s Medical Detectives- The Return of Sherlock Holmes

20th February 2020
Surgeons' Hall Museums Curator returns to further investigate Edinburgh's 19th century 'medical detectives' and their influence on Arthur Conan Doyle's most famous character, Sherlock Holmes. Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

20th February 2020
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

22nd February 2020
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Coolest Walk on Earth

Coolest Walk on Earth

23rd February 2020
Join an expert geologist and a Ranger on a three hour guided walk to discover how the landscape of Holyrood Park has been shaped and sculpted by ice through the ages. Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

23rd February 2020
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

25th February 2020
Hear how Alice Meredith Williams made a most significant contribution to the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

26th February 2020
Hear how Alice Meredith Williams made a most significant contribution to the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

27th February 2020
Hear how Alice Meredith Williams made a most significant contribution to the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

28th February 2020
Hear how Alice Meredith Williams made a most significant contribution to the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
Trebuchets and Trickery

Trebuchets and Trickery

1st March 2020
In March 1314, the forces of King Robert the Bruce captured Edinburgh Castle. Meet the commander, Thomas Randolph and hear how he used guile and local knowledge to capture it. Read more
The Road to Bannockburn

The Road to Bannockburn

2nd March 2020
Meet one of Robert the Bruce’s men who served under the command of Thomas Randolph during the capture of Edinburgh Castle in 1314. Read more
The Road to Bannockburn

The Road to Bannockburn

3rd March 2020
Meet one of Robert the Bruce’s men who served under the command of Thomas Randolph during the capture of Edinburgh Castle in 1314. Read more
The Road to Bannockburn

The Road to Bannockburn

4th March 2020
Meet one of Robert the Bruce’s men who served under the command of Thomas Randolph during the capture of Edinburgh Castle in 1314. Read more
The Road to Bannockburn

The Road to Bannockburn

5th March 2020
Meet one of Robert the Bruce’s men who served under the command of Thomas Randolph during the capture of Edinburgh Castle in 1314. Read more
Sketching Workshop

Sketching Workshop

6th March 2020
Join Mark Kirkham, better known as the Edinburgh Sketcher, as you explore how Leonardo da Vinci captured the world through his sketches in this half-day workshop on Friday 6th March! Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

7th March 2020
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

7th March 2020
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

8th March 2020
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Stained Glass Designers and Sculptors

Stained Glass Designers and Sculptors

9th March 2020
Fiona Hall will showcase the wealth of archives resources available to help research into stained glass designers and sculptors in these talks at HES Archives and Library. Read more
Their Name Liveth

Their Name Liveth

14th March 2020
Come and hear the story of the role Sir Robert Lorimer played in the building of the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
Their Name Liveth

Their Name Liveth

15th March 2020
Come and hear the story of the role Sir Robert Lorimer played in the building of the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

21st March 2020
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

21st March 2020
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

22nd March 2020
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Rebels and Redcoats

Rebels and Redcoats

23rd March 2020
Rebels and Redcoats - Learn about the role Edinburgh Castle played in the Jacobite war and meet one of the characters from the period. Read more
Rebels and Redcoats

Rebels and Redcoats

24th March 2020
Rebels and Redcoats - Learn about the role Edinburgh Castle played in the Jacobite war and meet one of the characters from the period. Read more
Rebels and Redcoats

Rebels and Redcoats

25th March 2020
Rebels and Redcoats - Learn about the role Edinburgh Castle played in the Jacobite war and meet one of the characters from the period. Read more
Rebels and Redcoats

Rebels and Redcoats

26th March 2020
Rebels and Redcoats - Learn about the role Edinburgh Castle played in the Jacobite war and meet one of the characters from the period. Read more
Inglis’ Amazons

Inglis’ Amazons

28th March 2020
Inglis’ Amazons: hear the tales of this incredible all-female medical unit as they save lives at the front. Read more
Inglis’ Amazons

Inglis’ Amazons

29th March 2020
Inglis’ Amazons: hear the tales of this incredible all-female medical unit as they save lives at the front. Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

30th March 2020
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

31st March 2020
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more

Events in East Renfrewshire

National Trust Eastwood and District Members Centre Monthly Talk

National Trust Eastwood and District Members Centre Monthly Talk

14th November 2019
Join the NTS Eastwood and District Members for their monthly meeting where a speaker will give an illustrated talk!
National Trust Eastwood and District Members Centre Monthly Talk

National Trust Eastwood and District Members Centre Monthly Talk

12th December 2019
Join the NTS Eastwood and District Members for their monthly meeting where a speaker will give an illustrated talk!
National Trust Eastwood and District Members Centre Monthly Talk

National Trust Eastwood and District Members Centre Monthly Talk

9th January 2020
Join the NTS Eastwood and District Members for their monthly meeting where a speaker will give an illustrated talk!
National Trust Eastwood and District Members Centre Monthly Talk

National Trust Eastwood and District Members Centre Monthly Talk

13th February 2020
Join the NTS Eastwood and District Members for their monthly meeting where a speaker will give an illustrated talk!
National Trust Eastwood and District Members Centre Monthly Talk

National Trust Eastwood and District Members Centre Monthly Talk

12th March 2020
Join the NTS Eastwood and District Members for their monthly meeting where a speaker will give an illustrated talk!

Events in Fife

Fife Mining Conference

Fife Mining Conference

16th November 2019
Come and hear about the history of mining in the Kingdom of Fife from miners, local experts and historians at this one day conference on Saturday 16th November!
The Constructed Worlds of Calum Colvin

The Constructed Worlds of Calum Colvin

21st November 2019
Join us at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum on 21st November for a discussion of Tom Normand's 'The Constructed Worlds of Calum Colvin', published by Luath Press.
Jennie Lee: From Lochgelly to The Lords

Jennie Lee: From Lochgelly to The Lords

6th December 2019 - 6th March 2020
A founder of The Open University, this exhibition at the Lochgelly Centre tells the fascinating story of Jennie Lee’s life, from her childhood in Lochgelly to her final years in the House of Lords.

Events in Glasgow

Distillery Tour & Whisky Tasting

Distillery Tour & Whisky Tasting

1st July 2018 - 31st December 2019
Come to The Clydeside Distillery, immerse yourself in Glasgow history and watch the craftsmen distil pure new make spirit by hand, the time-honoured way on the tour followed by a whisky tasting!
Benny Lynch: The Little King of the Gorbals

Benny Lynch: The Little King of the Gorbals

16th August 2018 - 30th June 2020
The People’s Palace is hosting a community display which gathers together never seen before objects from Benny Lynch’s life and career.
Glasgow Central Station Tours

Glasgow Central Station Tours

1st January 2019 - 31st December 2019
Glasgow Central Tours offer you the chance to explore behind the scenes of Glasgow's most iconic and busiest landmarks, Central Station!
Curious About Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

12th January 2019 - 31st December 2019
Have fun discovering Glasgow with a self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!
Compassion in Crisis - The fascinating story of 80 years of Royal Voluntary Service in Glasgow

Compassion in Crisis - The fascinating story of 80 years of Royal Voluntary Service in Glasgow

3rd October 2019 - 31st January 2020
The fascinating story of the volunteers of Royal Voluntary Service in Glasgow is being told at a new exhibition in the community exhibition space at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum!
Glasgow City Centre Walking Tour

Glasgow City Centre Walking Tour

22nd October 2019 - 15th December 2019
This is a 2.5-3 hour tour that will take you around all the main sites of the city, giving you an excellent opportunity to find out about Glasgow's rich history and culture!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

14th November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
The Factory Muses: Songs from the Victorian Mills

The Factory Muses: Songs from the Victorian Mills

14th November 2019
Join us for a night of poems, songs and broadside ballads from Victorian factories and mills inspired by recent archival findings from the Strathclyde Uni's Piston, Pen and Press research project!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

15th November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

16th November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

16th November 2019
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

16th November 2019
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

17th November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

19th November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

20th November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Wednesday Highlight Talks

Wednesday Highlight Talks

20th November 2019
Every Wednesday the team at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum and volunteers hold a Highlight Talk exploring the life and works of Robert Burns!
AHSS Strathclyde Group Winter Lecture Series

AHSS Strathclyde Group Winter Lecture Series

21st November 2019
Join the Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland's Strathclyde Group for their Winter Lecture Series at The Renfield Centre!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

21st November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Thursday Talks: Ancient Inspiration for Modern Living: Alexander Thomson and Owen Jones

Thursday Talks: Ancient Inspiration for Modern Living: Alexander Thomson and Owen Jones

21st November 2019
Join Dr Ailsa Boyd for 'Ancient Inspiration for Modern Living: Alexander Thomson and Owen Jones' the latest event in Glasgow Art Club's series of Thursday Talks!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

22nd November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

23rd November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

23rd November 2019
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

23rd November 2019
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

24th November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

26th November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

27th November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

28th November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

29th November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

30th November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

30th November 2019
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

30th November 2019
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

1st December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

3rd December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

4th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Wednesday Highlight Talks

Wednesday Highlight Talks

4th December 2019
Every Wednesday the team at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum and volunteers hold a Highlight Talk exploring the life and works of Robert Burns!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

5th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

6th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Egyptology Scotland Lecture: Golden Mummies of Hawara

Egyptology Scotland Lecture: Golden Mummies of Hawara

7th December 2019
Egyptology Scotland welcome you to join them on December 7th for their latest lecture at Kelvingrove, 'Golden Mummies of Hawara'!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

7th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

7th December 2019
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

7th December 2019
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

8th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

10th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

11th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Wednesday Highlight Talks

Wednesday Highlight Talks

11th December 2019
Every Wednesday the team at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum and volunteers hold a Highlight Talk exploring the life and works of Robert Burns!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

12th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

13th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

14th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

14th December 2019
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

14th December 2019
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

15th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

17th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

18th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

19th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

20th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

21st December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

21st December 2019
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

21st December 2019
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

22nd December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

24th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

25th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

26th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

27th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

28th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

28th December 2019
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

29th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

31st December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
AHSS Strathclyde Group Winter Lecture Series

AHSS Strathclyde Group Winter Lecture Series

23rd January 2020
Join the Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland's Strathclyde Group for their Winter Lecture Series at The Renfield Centre!
AHSS Strathclyde Group Winter Lecture Series

AHSS Strathclyde Group Winter Lecture Series

20th February 2020
Join the Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland's Strathclyde Group for their Winter Lecture Series at The Renfield Centre!
AHSS Strathclyde Group Winter Lecture Series

AHSS Strathclyde Group Winter Lecture Series

19th March 2020
Join the Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland's Strathclyde Group for their Winter Lecture Series at The Renfield Centre!

Events in Lanarkshire

Discover Your Family and Local History

Discover Your Family and Local History

1st May 2019 - 20th December 2019
Always wanted to trace your family tree but not sure where to begin? Come along to North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre for one of their weekday sessions!
Dress to Impress

Dress to Impress

12th October 2019 - 17th November 2019
'Dress to Impress: From Functional to Fabulous' is a fantastic exhibition showcasing costumes and accessories from the 19th and 20th Century at Biggar Museum!

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

14th November 2019
Built in the 12th century and steeped in history, Paisley Abbey is a fascinating building to visit, find out more on one of the regular guided tours!
Urban Historian Heritage Walks

Urban Historian Heritage Walks

17th November 2019
Join the Urban Historian, Stephen Clancy, on one of his regular heritage walks around Paisley and Renfrewshire!
Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

19th November 2019
Built in the 12th century and steeped in history, Paisley Abbey is a fascinating building to visit, find out more on one of the regular guided tours!
Urban Historian History Talks

Urban Historian History Talks

20th November 2019
Join the Urban Historian, Stephen Clancy, for his regular programme of Wednesday night History Talks at Mile End Mill, Abbey Mill Business Centre!
Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

21st November 2019
Built in the 12th century and steeped in history, Paisley Abbey is a fascinating building to visit, find out more on one of the regular guided tours!
Searching for your Ancestors

Searching for your Ancestors

25th November 2019
'Searching for your Ancestors' is a new beginners Genealogy Course from The Urban Historian, sign up and learn how to research your family tree!
Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

26th November 2019
Built in the 12th century and steeped in history, Paisley Abbey is a fascinating building to visit, find out more on one of the regular guided tours!
Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

28th November 2019
Built in the 12th century and steeped in history, Paisley Abbey is a fascinating building to visit, find out more on one of the regular guided tours!
Urban Historian Heritage Walks

Urban Historian Heritage Walks

30th November 2019
Join the Urban Historian, Stephen Clancy, on one of his regular heritage walks around Paisley and Renfrewshire!
Urban Historian Heritage Walks

Urban Historian Heritage Walks

1st December 2019
Join the Urban Historian, Stephen Clancy, on one of his regular heritage walks around Paisley and Renfrewshire!
Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

3rd December 2019
Built in the 12th century and steeped in history, Paisley Abbey is a fascinating building to visit, find out more on one of the regular guided tours!
Urban Historian History Talks

Urban Historian History Talks

4th December 2019
Join the Urban Historian, Stephen Clancy, for his regular programme of Wednesday night History Talks at Mile End Mill, Abbey Mill Business Centre!
Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

5th December 2019
Built in the 12th century and steeped in history, Paisley Abbey is a fascinating building to visit, find out more on one of the regular guided tours!
Urban Historian Heritage Walks

Urban Historian Heritage Walks

7th December 2019
Join the Urban Historian, Stephen Clancy, on one of his regular heritage walks around Paisley and Renfrewshire!
Searching for your Ancestors

Searching for your Ancestors

9th December 2019
'Searching for your Ancestors' is a new beginners Genealogy Course from The Urban Historian, sign up and learn how to research your family tree!
Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

10th December 2019
Built in the 12th century and steeped in history, Paisley Abbey is a fascinating building to visit, find out more on one of the regular guided tours!
Urban Historian History Talks

Urban Historian History Talks

11th December 2019
Join the Urban Historian, Stephen Clancy, for his regular programme of Wednesday night History Talks at Mile End Mill, Abbey Mill Business Centre!
Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

12th December 2019
Built in the 12th century and steeped in history, Paisley Abbey is a fascinating building to visit, find out more on one of the regular guided tours!
Urban Historian Heritage Walks

Urban Historian Heritage Walks

15th December 2019
Join the Urban Historian, Stephen Clancy, on one of his regular heritage walks around Paisley and Renfrewshire!
Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

17th December 2019
Built in the 12th century and steeped in history, Paisley Abbey is a fascinating building to visit, find out more on one of the regular guided tours!
Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

19th December 2019
Built in the 12th century and steeped in history, Paisley Abbey is a fascinating building to visit, find out more on one of the regular guided tours!
Urban Historian Heritage Walks

Urban Historian Heritage Walks

4th January 2020
Join the Urban Historian, Stephen Clancy, on one of his regular heritage walks around Paisley and Renfrewshire!
Urban Historian Heritage Walks

Urban Historian Heritage Walks

11th January 2020
Join the Urban Historian, Stephen Clancy, on one of his regular heritage walks around Paisley and Renfrewshire!
Urban Historian History Talks

Urban Historian History Talks

15th January 2020
Join the Urban Historian, Stephen Clancy, for his regular programme of Wednesday night History Talks at Mile End Mill, Abbey Mill Business Centre!
Urban Historian Heritage Walks

Urban Historian Heritage Walks

25th January 2020
Join the Urban Historian, Stephen Clancy, on one of his regular heritage walks around Paisley and Renfrewshire!
Urban Historian History Talks

Urban Historian History Talks

29th January 2020
Join the Urban Historian, Stephen Clancy, for his regular programme of Wednesday night History Talks at Mile End Mill, Abbey Mill Business Centre!

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Stirling ‘Old Town’ Walking Tours

Stirling ‘Old Town’ Walking Tours

27th July 2019 - 30th November 2019
Explore the old town of the city with local guides and get a full overview of Stirling's dark history on a family-friendly, leisurely stroll.
Scotland through a Lens

Scotland through a Lens

15th October 2019 - 9th January 2020
Presenting photography from the archive, this exhibition at Stirling Castle explores life in 19th century Scotland.
Guided Building Tours

Guided Building Tours

16th November 2019
Join us for a free guided tour of The Engine Shed, Scotland’s dedicated building conservation centre, and learn all about our traditional building!
St Andrew’s Day

St Andrew’s Day

30th November 2019
Celebrate St Andrew’s Day at The National Wallace Monument with FREE admission into the famous attraction.
Lecture: Remembering The Crusades

Lecture: Remembering The Crusades

3rd December 2019
Join James Gallacher who will be sharing his knowledge of how the Crusades were remembered in the 15th Century at this talk on 3rd December at the Battle of Bannockburn!
Guided Building Tours

Guided Building Tours

7th December 2019
Join us for a free guided tour of The Engine Shed, Scotland’s dedicated building conservation centre, and learn all about our traditional building!
Relaxed Visiting Hours

Relaxed Visiting Hours

14th December 2019
Our Relaxed Visiting Hours are a time for young people with autism to explore and enjoy our conservation centre.
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

27th December 2019
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

28th December 2019
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

29th December 2019
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

30th December 2019
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

31st December 2019
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

2nd January 2020
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

3rd January 2020
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
Industry and Aesthetics

Industry and Aesthetics

18th January 2020 - 19th April 2020
The photographs exhibited in ‘Industry + Aesthetics’ aim to capture the everyday, the exceptional, the marginalised, the ignored and the undervalued within our industrial heritage.
Balfron Radicals 1820 Exhibition

Balfron Radicals 1820 Exhibition

28th March 2020 - 25th April 2020
Balfron Heritage Group's exhibition commemorates Balfron's role in the 1820 Scottish Insurrection and will be on at Balfron Library from 28th March.

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