News & blog

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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.

You can also become a guest blogger yourself.

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.