All Events

History: Reconstructed

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 10:00 to 16:00
Scotland's Urban Past is giving you the chance to personally uncover the history of your favourite places.

Royal Murder, Friars and Beer: Archaeological Building Recording Workshop

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 10:00 to Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 16:00
Help to identify and record the archaeology of this historic friary

Become a Shetland Detective

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 17:00 to 19:00
Join us in Lerwick, in partnership with Archaeology Shetland, to learn how to document your environment

Dunfermline Urban Detectives

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 15:00 to 17:00
Join us for Urban Detectives in Dunfermline

Maps Gathering with The National Library of Scotland

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 09:45 to 15:45
Join us for a free gathering to explore innovative uses of maps

Borders Oral History Training with U3A

Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 10:00 to 16:00
Join us for a day of oral history

Unlocking the Tower

Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 10:00 to 16:00
Join us for a free all day event to explore the unique history of St John’s Tower in Ayr.

Become a Perth & Kinross Urban Detective

Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 17:00 to 19:00
Learn how you to research and record your local landmarks at this interactive workshop in Perth & Kinross

Become a Fife Urban Detective

Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 13:30 to 15:30
Learn how you to research and record your local landmarks at this interactive workshop in Fife

University of Edinburgh Fieldwork Fair

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 12:30 to 16:00
Learning how to get involved with fieldwork through SUP's urban detectives

PAST EVENT: Become a Borders Urban Detective

Saturday, November 26, 2016 - 11:00 to 12:30
Learn how you to research and record your local landmarks at this interactive workshop in Hawick.

PAST EVENT: From Heritage to Creativity

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!

PAST EVENT: Scotland's Community Heritage Conference in Aberdeen

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.

PAST EVENT: Developing Projects (Intergenerational Focus) with Scotland's Urban Past

Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 10:00 to 11:30
A free interactive workshop, featuring ideas and activities for anyone interested in exploring intergenerational (and other) heritage projects.

PAST EVENT: 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'.

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.