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 19, 2016 - 10:30 to 16:00
Learn how community groups sharing the story of their places have dreamt up imaginative, creative outcomes – making a greater impact – and how you can do the same!
Friday, October 14, 2016 - 14:00 to 17:00
Get involved at this practical workshop and gain skills while investigating and recording part of the Highland Council's Headquarters building on Glenurquhart Road, Inverness.
Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 13:30 to 16:00
Join us at this free hands-on workshop and learn how to investigate and record historic buildings in Merkinch, Inverness.
Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 10:00 to 12:30
At this free workshop, you'll learn how to use online resources to investigate and share information about places in Scotland's towns and cities.
Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 10:30 to 12:30
The Merkinch Welfare Hall will open its doors to the public on Saturday 10 September for a unique opportunity to see the renovation works on the building in progress.
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 16:00 to 18:00
Curious about the urban past of Inverness? This is your chance to find out more about the city's history and getting involved with Scotland's Urban Past.