News & blog

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.

Press release Thursday 15 September 2016: Shortlist for second annual Scottish Heritage Angel Awards announced
Press release, Friday 10 June 2016: Scottish Heritage Angel Awards 2016 open for entries.
Press release, Wednesday 13 April 2016: Scotland’s Urban Past are recruiting heritage lovers to investigate and record tiny urban buildings across the country
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.
Share your LGBTIQ+ experiences, stories and histories with Scotland's Urban Past as part of LGBT History Month 2016
Scotland's Urban Past celebrates its first year in this blog post by Project Manager Chiara Ronchini.
Press release, Thursday 3 December 2015: The search is on to find Scotland's best civic project and civic champion for 2015!
Press release, Wednesday 2 December 2015: The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland launches a year-long festival celebrating the best of Scottish architecture.
Press release, Friday 29 September 2015: Scotland’s first ‘Heritage Angels’ have been named at an inaugural awards ceremony.
16-24 years old? We want you!
Press release, Wednesday 17 June 2015: Time is running out for volunteer groups and individuals throughout Scotland to enter the very first Scottish Heritage Angel Awards.
Press release, Friday 5 June 2015: New project launched to celebrate Scotland’s diverse urban landscape.