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Scotland's Rainbow Urban Past

Record, research and share your LGBT+ places in Scotland during LGBT History Month 2017!

Uncover Edinburgh’s Lost Past

Press release, Monday 19 September 2016: Public invited to see ‘the Edinburgh that never was’ as part of Doors Open Days.

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

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

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!

Exploring Aberdeen’s Urban Past

This blog post by Carol Stobie summarises Scotland's Urban Past in Aberdeen and some of the ideas that came out of the event on Tuesday 1 September 2015.

Welcome to Scotland's Urban Past - and meet the team!

Hi! I'm Neil Gregory, Executive for Scotland's Urban Past, and this is my first blog for this website.

Scotland’s town and city dwellers should hit record on Scotland’s Urban Past.

Press release, Friday 5 June 2015: New project launched to celebrate Scotland’s diverse urban landscape.