History: Reconstructed

Join Scotland's Urban Past to find out how to reconstruct the history of your favourite places.

Aberdeen Town House, Civic Rooms (entrance at Union Street/Broad Street corner)

This workshop that will guide you through using maps, aerial photographs, architectural drawings, documents and websites. Using three Scottish towns as case studies, the workshop aims to develop your skills and confidence to help you embark on your own research project.


The workshop is free to attend and will be led by members of the Scotland's Urban Past team. It will include presentations, practical tasks, and discussions. It is suitable for everyone from experienced historians to those with little or no previous experience of historical research.


During an extended lunch break, take the opportunity to visit Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Archives. Find out more about local collections, the significance of Aberdeen's treasures and about how the collections are cared for.


A sandwich lunch will be provided. 


*A photographer may be present at Scotland's Urban Past training events and the images may be used for promotional purposes. 


To book your place, click on the the 'book your place' button below and fill in the form. Please register by Friday 16 November at Midday. 

 **Please note: this workshop is open to prospective and current members of Aberdeen Women's Alliance only.**


Black and white photo of Aberdeen Town House looking west along Union Street