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History: Reconstructed

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 10:00 to 16:30
Scotland's Urban Past is giving you the chance to personally uncover the history of your favourite places.

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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'.

PAST EVENT: Highland Archaeology Festival: Building Detectives

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.

PAST EVENT: Fife Family History and Local History Fair 2016

Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 09:00 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.

PAST EVENT: Local Landscape Heroes Walks in Lanarkshire

Friday, October 7, 2016 - 11:00 to 11:00
Join CAVLP Heritage for the first in a series of walks celebrating the life and work of some of our Local Landscape Heroes.

PAST EVENT: Highland Archaeology Festival: Surveying Buildings and Illustration

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.

PAST EVENT: Highland Archaeology Festival: Using Online Resources

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.

PAST EVENT: Telling the Tale of Cumbernauld

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 12:00 to 16:00
Join us at this free exhibition on the social and architectural history of Cumbernauld.

PAST EVENT: John Sinclair House Doors Open Day

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 09:30 to 16:30
John Sinclair House in Edinburgh, home of the National Record of the Historic Environment, will open its doors to celebrate both Doors Open Day and the Festival of Architecture.

PAST EVENT: 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.

PAST EVENT: West Boathouse Doors Open Day

Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 10:00 to Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 16:00
A chance to explore the well-used and much loved home of Glasgow’s oldest rowing club.

PAST EVENT: Merkinch Welfare Hall Doors Open Day

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.

PAST EVENT: Engine Shed Doors Open Day

Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 10:00 to Sunday, September 11, 2016 - 16:00
Join us at the Engine Shed, Scotland’s building conservation hub, before it opens early 2017, to discover more about conservation and Stirling's historical buildings.

PAST EVENT: 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 EVENT: 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.