All the latest news about Scotland’s Urban Past, our upcoming events and project updates.
We regularly update this page with the news from Scotland’s Urban Past (SUP), the latest findings from our community projects, information about our upcoming events and guest blog posts from our online community of Urban Detectives.
We teamed up with LGBT Health and Wellbeing, the Scottish Civic Trust and Our Story Scotland to make a map showcasing the important places in Edinburgh for LGBT+ communities. Artist Holly Summerson is creating the final map and shares her thoughts on mapping LGBT+ places.
New Urban Detective and former astronomer Alex McLachlan has been recording the dramatic changes in Edinburgh’s urban horizons for over twenty years. Here Alex explains what interested him about these changes, and what patterns he’s noticed over the years.
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.