Dumfries and Galloway

Scotland’s heritage volunteers named in nationwide shortlist

Press release Thursday 15 September 2016: Shortlist for second annual Scottish Heritage Angel Awards announced

PAST EVENT: Become a Dumfries Urban Detective

This free workshop will introduce you to the basics of researching Scotland's towns and cities, and show you how to add the history of Dumfries, Kirkcudbright and Castle Douglas to one of Scotland's national collections.

Awards seek out Scotland’s ‘Heritage Angels’

Press release, Friday 10 June 2016: Scottish Heritage Angel Awards 2016 open for entries.

Urban Detectives sought to record a tiny piece of Scotland’s history

Press release, Wednesday 13 April 2016: Scotland’s Urban Past are recruiting heritage lovers to investigate and record tiny urban buildings across the country

The hospital records telling women's stories

This post for Women's History Week by guest blogger Laura Stevens focuses on the hidden stories of women she discovered while digitising records of mental-health institutions in Scotland.

Glasgow Women's Library Collections

On International Women's Day 2016, guest blogger Alice Andrews outlines the diverse and inspiring collections held at Glasgow Women’s Library, which document activism, achievements and the work of women through the ages.

Rainbow cities: celebrating LGBTIQ+ community heritage

Share your LGBTIQ+ experiences, stories and histories with Scotland's Urban Past as part of LGBT History Month 2016

PAST EVENT: Scotland's Urban Past in Dumfries

Curious about getting involved with Scotland's Urban Past? Join us at the oldest working theatre in Scotland and get creative with sharing the stories of Scotland's towns and cities.

Happy Birthday Scotland's Urban Past!

Scotland's Urban Past celebrates its first year in this blog post by Project Manager Chiara Ronchini.

Nominations open for My Place Awards 2016

Press release, Thursday 3 December 2015: The search is on to find Scotland's best civic project and civic champion for 2015!