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Minecrafting of Medieval Dunfermline

This blog post by Mark Seaborne covers the latest Scotland’s Urban Past project with Dunfermline Young Archaeologists' Club to recreate Dunfermline's oldest domestic house in Minecraft.

Rosyth Remembers

Press release, Wednesday 18 May 2016: New community-curated exhibition marks centenary of the 'Garden City'.

Dancing through the decades with the Youth Forum

On Monday 25 April, the Scotland's Urban Past Youth Forum invited you to Dance through the Decades and celebrate 100 years of youth culture at their first annual youth-led event.

Skin & Stone: Tattoos & Tombstones with Dig It! 2015

On Thursday 29 October, Youth Forum members volunteered with a Dig It! 2015 event in Edinburgh. Read more in this blog post by Sami Binnie.

Canongate. Camera. Action!

Canongate Youth Tours present their take on the history of their place.

Cameras and cardboard!

The children from the Canongate Youth Group have captured their urban area through cameras and cardboard!

'Your Paisley' winners announced

We're delighted to announce the winners of the first Scotland's Urban Past photography competition, 'Your Paisley'.

A weekend to remember

Scotland's Urban Past launched this weekend at two great fun-filled events in Livingston and Paisley. Here's a little bit about what we got up to...