Events

From hands-on workshops to community film screenings, public lectures to national exhibitions, find out what’s on with Scotland's Urban Past.

We run regular hands-on training workshops across the country for community projects and youth groups who are taking the lead in exploring and celebrating the history our towns and cities through Scotland’s Urban Past (SUP) projects.

SUP projects culminate in a diverse and inspiring range of events, from performance art and music through to walking tours and exhibitions.

Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 14:00 to 16:30
Want to learn how to create a tour, document a project and contribute to a national collection?
Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 10:00 to 12:30
Join Scotland's Urban Past to uncover the language of streets and buildings while gaining top tips on photographing them.
Friday, November 23, 2018 - 10:00 to 17:00
Join Scotland's Urban Past to find out how to reconstruct the history of your favourite places.
Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 18:00 to 20:00
Want to spread the word about your project? Join SUP to learn how to get the best out of social media
Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 10:00 to 12:00
Discover your city's historical collections and understand the workings of an archive.
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 14:00 to 19:30
Join Scotland's Urban Past to learn how to reconstruct the history of your favourite places.
Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 10:00 to 17:00
Join Scotland's communities as they share their heritage at the third and final Community Heritage Conference of 2016.
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.
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.
Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 10:00 to 16:00
Our drop-in event for people of all ages gives you the chance to get creative and make a map of your Aberdeen as part of the Festival of Architecture!
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 10:00 to 14:00
Join us in Aberdeen to find out how to turn Urban Detective and get hands on with Scotland's history!