Perth and Kinross

Become a Perth & Kinross Urban Detective

Learn how you to research and record your local landmarks at this interactive workshop in Perth & Kinross

Scotland’s heritage volunteers named in nationwide shortlist

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

Inspector Clouseau or Sherlock Holmes? My first case as an Urban Detective

Visits to libraries, thumbing through newspapers, using the internet, and walking into work with a pole - this guest blog post by Charlene Forbes covers her first adventures as an Urban Detective.

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.

Frederick Douglass and Women Abolitionists, Scotland

Exploring the links between US black and British female emancipation in Scotland's towns and cities.

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

Happy Birthday Scotland's Urban Past!

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