Highland

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: Merkinch Welfare Hall Doors Open Day

The Merkinch Welfare Hall will open its doors to the public on Saturday 10 September for a unique opportunity to see the renovation works on the building in progress.

PAST EVENT: From Heritage to Creativity

Learn how community groups sharing the story of their places have dreamt up imaginative, creative outcomes – making a greater impact – and how you can do the same!

PAST EVENT: Highland Archaeology Festival: Building Detectives

Get involved at this practical workshop and gain skills while investigating and recording part of the Highland Council's Headquarters building on Glenurquhart Road, Inverness.

PAST EVENT: Highland Archaeology Festival: Surveying Buildings and Illustration

Join us at this free hands-on workshop and learn how to investigate and record historic buildings in Merkinch, Inverness.

PAST EVENT: Highland Archaeology Festival: Using Online Resources

At this free workshop, you'll learn how to use online resources to investigate and share information about places in Scotland's towns and cities.

Awards seek out Scotland’s ‘Heritage Angels’

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

Clachnaharry Signal Box: a tiny building from railways' golden era

This blog post by Urban Detective Hetty Lancaster explores the big stories behind little signal boxes.

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

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.