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Become a Dumfries Urban Detective

Friday, September 2, 2016 - 11:00 to 12:30
This free workshop will introduce you to the basics of researching Scotland's towns and cities, and show you how to add the history of Dumfries, Kirkcudbright and Castle Douglas to one of Scotland's national collections.

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Become a Lerwick Urban Detective

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 17:30 to 19:00
A free interactive introduction to historical investigations for Lerwick's history lovers.

Become a Lerwick Urban Detective

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 14:00 to 15:30
This free afternoon workshop for groups and agencies will show you how to research and record Lerwick's 'missing history'.

Fife Family History and Local History Fair 2016

Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 10:00 to 17:00
Join us and the Fife Family History Society at this event for local researchers and Urban Detectives on Saturday 8 October 2016 in Dunfermline.

The Tower Blocks of Cumbernauld

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 10:00 to 16:00
Join us at this free exhibition on the social and architectural history of Cumbernauld.

Scotland's Community Heritage Conference in Oban

Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 10:00 to 17:00
Join Scotland's communities as they share their heritage at the second of three Community Heritage Conferences throughout Scotland in 2016.

Become a Dumfries Urban Detective

Friday, September 2, 2016 - 11:00 to 12:30
This free workshop will introduce you to the basics of researching Scotland's towns and cities, and show you how to add the history of Dumfries, Kirkcudbright and Castle Douglas to one of Scotland's national collections.

PAST EVENTS: Kirkwall Garden Dig

Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 09:30 to Monday, August 8, 2016 - 16:30
Interested in the history and buildings of Kirkwall? Join this archaeology extravaganza in the town centre and help find Kirkwall Castle.

PAST EVENT: Become a Stirlingshire Urban Detective

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 17:00 to 18:30
Learn how you can add local landmarks to the map at this interactive workshop in Bannockburn.

PAST EVENT: Become a Glasgow Urban Detective

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 18:00 to 19:30
Learn how to record the streets of Glasgow at this free evening workshop for Urban Detectives.

PAST EVENT: Become a Glasgow Urban Detective

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 16:00 to 17:30
This free afternoon workshop is for the history-lovers of Glasgow to contribute memories, facts and photographs of the city to the National Record of the Historic Environment.

PAST EVENT: Become an Edinburgh Urban Detective

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 18:00 to 19:30
Edinburgh locals can learn how to record their city for future generations at this free evening workshop for Urban Detectives.

PAST EVENT: Become an Edinburgh Urban Detective

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 13:30 to 15:00
An opportunity for Edinburgh residents to share memories, facts and photographs of the city at this free afternoon workshop for Urban Detectives.

CANCELLED: Become a Stornoway Urban Detective

Monday, July 25, 2016 - 14:00 to 15:30
Help us record Stornoway's 'missing history' at this free afternoon workshop for Urban Detectives.

CANCELLED: Become a Stornoway Urban Detective

Monday, July 25, 2016 - 11:00 to 12:30
Learn how you can place Stornoway's history on the map at this free morning workshop for Urban Detectives.

PAST EVENT: Become an Ayrshire Urban Detective

Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 14:30 to 15:30
Discover how you can help us find the 'missing history' of Scotland's towns and cities at this interactive workshop in Ayr.

PAST EVENT: Scotland's Community Heritage Conference in Ayr

Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 10:00 to 17:00
Join Scotland's communities as they share their heritage at the first of three Community Heritage Conferences throughout Scotland in 2016.

PAST EVENT: Leith Doctors and Dockers

Friday, June 24, 2016 - 19:30 to Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 19:30
A double bill of new plays celebrating the triumphs and hardships of life in the port of Leith during the 19th and 20th Centuries.

PAST EVENT: Celebrating Rosyth's Centenary

Monday, May 23, 2016 - 10:00 to Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 16:00
100 years since the occupation of the first houses in Rosyth's Garden City and the Battle of Jutland, the Rosyth Garden City Association are hosting a free exhibition to celebrate the town's history.

PAST EVENT: Dance Through The Decades

Monday, April 25, 2016 - 20:00 to 23:30
Join the Scotland’s Urban Past Youth Forum at this free night of music and dancing. With music from 1920 to 2020, you'll be entertained all night long!

PAST EVENT: Become an Urban Detective

Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 13:30 to 16:00
If you enjoy solving history mysteries, attend our workshop for Urban Detectives in Aberdeen and learn how to investigate Scotland's towns and cities through time.

PAST EVENT: Exploring Archives

Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 10:00 to 12:30
Embark on a step-by-step investigation of the architectural and social history of Aberdeen with the Scotland's Urban Past team and Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Archives.