History events in Glasgow

View all the upcoming History events taking place throughout Glasgow below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Glasgow

Distillery Tour & Whisky Tasting

Distillery Tour & Whisky Tasting

1st July 2018 - 31st December 2019
Come to The Clydeside Distillery, immerse yourself in Glasgow history and watch the craftsmen distil pure new make spirit by hand, the time-honoured way on the tour followed by a whisky tasting! Read more
Benny Lynch: The Little King of the Gorbals

Benny Lynch: The Little King of the Gorbals

16th August 2018 - 30th June 2020
The People’s Palace is hosting a community display which gathers together never seen before objects from Benny Lynch’s life and career. Read more
Glasgow Central Station Tours

Glasgow Central Station Tours

1st January 2019 - 31st December 2019
Glasgow Central Tours offer you the chance to explore behind the scenes of Glasgow's most iconic and busiest landmarks, Central Station! Read more
Curious About Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

12th January 2019 - 31st December 2019
Various Locations Glasgow
Have fun discovering Glasgow with a self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About! Read more
Compassion in Crisis - The fascinating story of 80 years of Royal Voluntary Service in Glasgow

Compassion in Crisis - The fascinating story of 80 years of Royal Voluntary Service in Glasgow

3rd October 2019 - 31st January 2020
The fascinating story of the volunteers of Royal Voluntary Service in Glasgow is being told at a new exhibition in the community exhibition space at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum! Read more
Egyptology Scotland lecture: Egyptian Delta Gods and their Cult Centres

Egyptology Scotland lecture: Egyptian Delta Gods and their Cult Centres

19th October 2019
Egyptology Scotland welcome you to join them on October 19th for their latest lecture at Kelvingrove, 'Egyptian Delta Gods and their Cult Centres'! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

19th October 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Merchant City Music Past and Present

Merchant City Music Past and Present

19th October 2019
Glasgow City Centre
Join Glasgow Music City Tours for a guided walking tour of several iconic Merchant City and East End music venues! Read more
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

19th October 2019
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

20th October 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

22nd October 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

23rd October 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Spirits of the Tenement

Spirits of the Tenement

23rd October 2019 - 24th October 2019
Are you brave enough to enter the close, climb the stairs and find yourself back in the company of late Victorian fortune tellers and mediums at Tenement House? Read more
Wednesday Highlight Talks

Wednesday Highlight Talks

23rd October 2019
Every Wednesday the team at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum and volunteers hold a Highlight Talk exploring the life and works of Robert Burns! Read more
AHSS Strathclyde Group Winter Lecture Series

AHSS Strathclyde Group Winter Lecture Series

24th October 2019
Join the Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland's Strathclyde Group for their Winter Lecture Series at The Renfield Centre! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

24th October 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

25th October 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Items of Interest

Items of Interest

25th October 2019
Items of Interest is Pollok House's programme of Winter Talks, every Friday a particular aspect of the house's history will be revealed by knowledgeable guides! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

26th October 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Merchant City Music Past and Present

Merchant City Music Past and Present

26th October 2019
Glasgow City Centre
Join Glasgow Music City Tours for a guided walking tour of several iconic Merchant City and East End music venues! Read more
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

26th October 2019
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

27th October 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

29th October 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

30th October 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Wednesday Highlight Talks

Wednesday Highlight Talks

30th October 2019
Every Wednesday the team at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum and volunteers hold a Highlight Talk exploring the life and works of Robert Burns! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

31st October 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

1st November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

2nd November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

2nd November 2019
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

3rd November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

5th November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

6th November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Wednesday Highlight Talks

Wednesday Highlight Talks

6th November 2019
Every Wednesday the team at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum and volunteers hold a Highlight Talk exploring the life and works of Robert Burns! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

7th November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

8th November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

9th November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

9th November 2019
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

10th November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

12th November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

13th November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Wednesday Highlight Talks

Wednesday Highlight Talks

13th November 2019
Every Wednesday the team at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum and volunteers hold a Highlight Talk exploring the life and works of Robert Burns! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

14th November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

15th November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

16th November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

16th November 2019
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

17th November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

19th November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

20th November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Wednesday Highlight Talks

Wednesday Highlight Talks

20th November 2019
Every Wednesday the team at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum and volunteers hold a Highlight Talk exploring the life and works of Robert Burns! Read more
AHSS Strathclyde Group Winter Lecture Series

AHSS Strathclyde Group Winter Lecture Series

21st November 2019
Join the Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland's Strathclyde Group for their Winter Lecture Series at The Renfield Centre! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

21st November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

22nd November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

23rd November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

23rd November 2019
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

24th November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

26th November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

27th November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

28th November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

29th November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

30th November 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

30th November 2019
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

1st December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

3rd December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

4th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Wednesday Highlight Talks

Wednesday Highlight Talks

4th December 2019
Every Wednesday the team at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum and volunteers hold a Highlight Talk exploring the life and works of Robert Burns! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

5th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

6th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

7th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

7th December 2019
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

8th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

10th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

11th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Wednesday Highlight Talks

Wednesday Highlight Talks

11th December 2019
Every Wednesday the team at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum and volunteers hold a Highlight Talk exploring the life and works of Robert Burns! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

12th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

13th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

14th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

14th December 2019
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

15th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

17th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

18th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

19th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

20th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

21st December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

21st December 2019
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

22nd December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

24th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

25th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

26th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

27th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

28th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

28th December 2019
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

29th December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

31st December 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world! Read more
AHSS Strathclyde Group Winter Lecture Series

AHSS Strathclyde Group Winter Lecture Series

23rd January 2020
Join the Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland's Strathclyde Group for their Winter Lecture Series at The Renfield Centre! Read more
AHSS Strathclyde Group Winter Lecture Series

AHSS Strathclyde Group Winter Lecture Series

20th February 2020
Join the Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland's Strathclyde Group for their Winter Lecture Series at The Renfield Centre! Read more
AHSS Strathclyde Group Winter Lecture Series

AHSS Strathclyde Group Winter Lecture Series

19th March 2020
Join the Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland's Strathclyde Group for their Winter Lecture Series at The Renfield Centre! Read more

Events in East Renfrewshire

Discovering Local History: Giffnock

Discovering Local History: Giffnock

23rd October 2019
Curious about the history of your local area? Interested in learning how to uncover the past yourself? Join esteemed historian, Dr. Stuart Nisbet and discover the history of Giffnock!
Discovering Local History: Eaglesham

Discovering Local History: Eaglesham

31st October 2019
Curious about the history of your local area? Interested in learning how to uncover the past yourself? Join historian, Susan Hunter and discover the history of Eaglesham!
Discovering Local History: Eaglesham

Discovering Local History: Eaglesham

31st October 2019
Curious about the history of your local area? Interested in learning how to uncover the past yourself? Join historian, Susan Hunter and discover the history of Eaglesham!
National Trust Eastwood and District Members Centre Monthly Talk

National Trust Eastwood and District Members Centre Monthly Talk

14th November 2019
Join the NTS Eastwood and District Members for their monthly meeting where a speaker will give an illustrated talk!
National Trust Eastwood and District Members Centre Monthly Talk

National Trust Eastwood and District Members Centre Monthly Talk

12th December 2019
Join the NTS Eastwood and District Members for their monthly meeting where a speaker will give an illustrated talk!
National Trust Eastwood and District Members Centre Monthly Talk

National Trust Eastwood and District Members Centre Monthly Talk

9th January 2020
Join the NTS Eastwood and District Members for their monthly meeting where a speaker will give an illustrated talk!
National Trust Eastwood and District Members Centre Monthly Talk

National Trust Eastwood and District Members Centre Monthly Talk

13th February 2020
Join the NTS Eastwood and District Members for their monthly meeting where a speaker will give an illustrated talk!
National Trust Eastwood and District Members Centre Monthly Talk

National Trust Eastwood and District Members Centre Monthly Talk

12th March 2020
Join the NTS Eastwood and District Members for their monthly meeting where a speaker will give an illustrated talk!

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Curious About Edinburgh

Curious About Edinburgh

14th June 2019 - 31st October 2020
Have fun discovering Edinburgh with a self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!
Moonstruck: 500 years of mental health

Moonstruck: 500 years of mental health

14th June 2019 - 23rd December 2019
This exhibition encourages us to examine our own ideas around mental health and aims to show how, even now, many older stereotypes and ideas about these conditions remain unchanged.
The Luxury of Time: Clocks from 1550-1750

The Luxury of Time: Clocks from 1550-1750

4th October 2019 - 26th January 2020
Explore the history of early British clock making in this small display at National Museum of Scotland.
Witches, Potions and Bald Agnes

Witches, Potions and Bald Agnes

14th October 2019 - 27th October 2019
Get set for Halloween and join us at The Palace of Holyroodhouse for a spooky fortnight of activities, inspired by the 17th century fears of witchcraft and the legend of Agnes Sampson!
Destination Moon!

Destination Moon!

17th October 2019 - 20th October 2019
Join us at Dynamic Earth to learn the epic story of humanity’s first voyage to another world through fun, family activities and demos.. as we celebrate 50 years since the Apollo moon landings!
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

19th October 2019
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment.
Mile to the Museum & National Museum of Scotland

Mile to the Museum & National Museum of Scotland

19th October 2019
Discover the story of Scotland through our capital city as you explore key locations and stories hidden around the Royal Mile, then tour the National Museum of Scotland.
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

19th October 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself!
Your Local Re-enactment Project Craigmillar

Your Local Re-enactment Project Craigmillar

19th October 2019
Come along and join BXIV Saturday training sessions in Edinburgh! Open to all who would like to try out 14th century re-enactment!
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

20th October 2019
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past.
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

20th October 2019
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment.
Mile to the Museum & National Museum of Scotland

Mile to the Museum & National Museum of Scotland

20th October 2019
Discover the story of Scotland through our capital city as you explore key locations and stories hidden around the Royal Mile, then tour the National Museum of Scotland.
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

20th October 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself!
Life with My Father, George Orwell

Life with My Father, George Orwell

21st October 2019
George Orwell’s son Richard Blair takes us on a personal and unique journey into the life of his father, including insights into family times on the Isle of Jura.
The Alan Bruford Lecture - Fenian Heroes at Sea

The Alan Bruford Lecture - Fenian Heroes at Sea

22nd October 2019
Prof. Joseph Nagy considers the special significance of Fionn and his men in this lecture at Scottish Storytelling Centre on 22nd October.
Why Hamish Matters: Local Song in the Global Age

Why Hamish Matters: Local Song in the Global Age

22nd October 2019
Ethnologist, singer and community activist Steve Byrne reflects on the essential work of Hamish Henderson’s collected local songs in areas of Scotland.
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

23rd October 2019
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle.
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

24th October 2019
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle.
A Close Shave! - Barber Shop Stories

A Close Shave! - Barber Shop Stories

25th October 2019
Storytellers Jan Bee Brown and Beverley Casebow toast the entrepreneurs of the Enlightenment from notorious publican John Dowie to dedicated follower of fashion Miss Sibilla Hutton.
Chinese Oracle Bones

Chinese Oracle Bones

25th October 2019 - 29th March 2020
Discover some of the treasures within the National Museum Scotland's significant collection of oracle bones, the second largest in the world outside of China.
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

26th October 2019
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment.
Inglis’ Amazons

Inglis’ Amazons

26th October 2019
Inglis’ Amazons: hear the tales of this incredible all-female medical unit as they save lives at the front.
Mile to the Museum & National Museum of Scotland

Mile to the Museum & National Museum of Scotland

26th October 2019
Discover the story of Scotland through our capital city as you explore key locations and stories hidden around the Royal Mile, then tour the National Museum of Scotland.
Your Local Re-enactment Project Craigmillar

Your Local Re-enactment Project Craigmillar

26th October 2019
Come along and join BXIV Saturday training sessions in Edinburgh! Open to all who would like to try out 14th century re-enactment!
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

27th October 2019
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment.
Inglis’ Amazons

Inglis’ Amazons

27th October 2019
Inglis’ Amazons: hear the tales of this incredible all-female medical unit as they save lives at the front.
Mile to the Museum & National Museum of Scotland

Mile to the Museum & National Museum of Scotland

27th October 2019
Discover the story of Scotland through our capital city as you explore key locations and stories hidden around the Royal Mile, then tour the National Museum of Scotland.
Saints and Sinners

Saints and Sinners

27th October 2019
Uncover the light and dark sides of Holyrood Park’s history of saints and sinners as you join us for a Halloween and All Saints’ Day walk.
Meet the Barbersurgeon

Meet the Barbersurgeon

28th October 2019 - 31st October 2019
It's 1573 and once more Edinburgh Castle is under siege! Meet the Barbersurgeon and see the tools of the surgical trade in his medical cabinet.
Out of Sight, Out of Mind Tour

Out of Sight, Out of Mind Tour

31st October 2019
A behind-the-scenes tour at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh gives you the chance to meet medical and historical experts on mental health and see rare items from the College's collections.
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

2nd November 2019
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

2nd November 2019
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment.
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

2nd November 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself!
Your Local Re-enactment Project Craigmillar

Your Local Re-enactment Project Craigmillar

2nd November 2019
Come along and join BXIV Saturday training sessions in Edinburgh! Open to all who would like to try out 14th century re-enactment!
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

3rd November 2019
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment.
Saints and Sinners

Saints and Sinners

3rd November 2019
Uncover the light and dark sides of Holyrood Park’s history of saints and sinners as you join us for a Halloween and All Saints’ Day walk.
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

3rd November 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself!
1918: Victory and Remembrance

1918: Victory and Remembrance

4th November 2019 - 7th November 2019
Meet a Highland soldier from 1918 and learn about his experience at the front and his reflections on the Armistice.
Spotlight on Mary

Spotlight on Mary

7th November 2019 - 10th November 2019
Back by popular demand, experience Craigmillar Castle in a new light as the story of the infamous Craigmillar Bond is brought to life through illumination and projection.
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

9th November 2019
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment.
Their Name Liveth

Their Name Liveth

9th November 2019
Come and hear the story of the role Sir Robert Lorimer played in the building of the Scottish National War Memorial.
Your Local Re-enactment Project Craigmillar

Your Local Re-enactment Project Craigmillar

9th November 2019
Come along and join BXIV Saturday training sessions in Edinburgh! Open to all who would like to try out 14th century re-enactment!
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

10th November 2019
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment.
Their Name Liveth

Their Name Liveth

10th November 2019
Come and hear the story of the role Sir Robert Lorimer played in the building of the Scottish National War Memorial.
Rebels and Redcoats

Rebels and Redcoats

11th November 2019
Rebels and Redcoats - Learn about the role Edinburgh Castle played in the Jacobite war and meet one of the characters from the period.
Touring Scotland with Boswell and Johnson

Touring Scotland with Boswell and Johnson

11th November 2019
Joe Waterfield uses HES archive photographs and drawings to recreate the unforgettable Scottish tour in 1773 of lexicographer Samuel Johnson and biographer James Boswell.
Rebels and Redcoats

Rebels and Redcoats

12th November 2019
Rebels and Redcoats - Learn about the role Edinburgh Castle played in the Jacobite war and meet one of the characters from the period.
Rebels and Redcoats

Rebels and Redcoats

13th November 2019
Rebels and Redcoats - Learn about the role Edinburgh Castle played in the Jacobite war and meet one of the characters from the period.
Gun Salutes

Gun Salutes

14th November 2019
Join us at Edinburgh Castle for a number of gun salutes throughout the year. The next one is on 14th November.
Looking after your Family Archive

Looking after your Family Archive

14th November 2019
Come and meet the HES paper conservators at HES Archives and Library for some practical advice on how to care for your family papers and photographs.
Mary Stewart - Fact or Fiction with Bruce Jamieson - SOLD OUT

Mary Stewart - Fact or Fiction with Bruce Jamieson - SOLD OUT

15th November 2019
The final talk of this season takes place on Friday 15th November in St Peter’s Church and Linlithgow Museum is delighted to welcome Linlithgow’s own resident historian Bruce Jamieson!
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

16th November 2019
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past.
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

16th November 2019
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment.
Kilts and Captivity

Kilts and Captivity

16th November 2019
Find out why the Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745 failed as you meet a Highlander held prisoner in Edinburgh Castle.
Your Local Re-enactment Project Craigmillar

Your Local Re-enactment Project Craigmillar

16th November 2019
Come along and join BXIV Saturday training sessions in Edinburgh! Open to all who would like to try out 14th century re-enactment!
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

17th November 2019
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment.
Kilts and Captivity

Kilts and Captivity

17th November 2019
Find out why the Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745 failed as you meet a Highlander held prisoner in Edinburgh Castle.
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

18th November 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

19th November 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

20th November 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

21st November 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

22nd November 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

23rd November 2019
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment.
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

23rd November 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself!
Your Local Re-enactment Project Craigmillar

Your Local Re-enactment Project Craigmillar

23rd November 2019
Come along and join BXIV Saturday training sessions in Edinburgh! Open to all who would like to try out 14th century re-enactment!
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

24th November 2019
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment.
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

24th November 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself!
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

25th November 2019
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle.
May Morris Curator Lunchtime Talk

May Morris Curator Lunchtime Talk

26th November 2019
Join May Morris expert Rowan Bain from The William Morris Gallery, to hear about May’s extraordinary life and career, in this talk at Dovecot Studios on 26th November!
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

26th November 2019
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle.
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

27th November 2019
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle.
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

28th November 2019
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle.
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

29th November 2019
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle.
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

30th November 2019
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment.
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

30th November 2019
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle.
Your Local Re-enactment Project Craigmillar

Your Local Re-enactment Project Craigmillar

30th November 2019
Come along and join BXIV Saturday training sessions in Edinburgh! Open to all who would like to try out 14th century re-enactment!
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

1st December 2019
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment.
Inglis’ Amazons

Inglis’ Amazons

1st December 2019
Inglis’ Amazons: hear the tales of this incredible all-female medical unit as they save lives at the front.
Man at Arms

Man at Arms

1st December 2019
Come along to Dirleton Castle for one of Historic Scotland's special 'Man at Arms' talks, which tell tales of siege warfare and castle life, with a selection of medieval weapons on show!
Unsung Heroines

Unsung Heroines

2nd December 2019 - 4th December 2019
Come and meet Mrs Jane Clark, the commandant of a unit of VAD nurses and hear her story at Edinburgh Castle.
May Morris Curator Breakfast Talk

May Morris Curator Breakfast Talk

5th December 2019
Dovecot Curator Kate Grenyer explores the life, work, and legacy of May Morris, the younger daughter of William Morris and a key figure in the British Arts and Crafts Movement.
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

5th December 2019
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle.
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

6th December 2019
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle.
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

7th December 2019
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

7th December 2019
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment.
Christmas Weekend aboard Britannia

Christmas Weekend aboard Britannia

7th December 2019 - 8th December 2019
Don't miss a special Christmas weekend aboard Britannia! See the beautiful festive decorations adorning the State Apartments and enjoy a complimentary glass of mulled wine with shortbread!
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

7th December 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself!
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

8th December 2019
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment.
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

8th December 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself!
The Prince’s Trusted Man

The Prince’s Trusted Man

9th December 2019 - 13th December 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and hear how John Roy Stewart raised his Edinburgh Regiment for Prince Charlie and the part he played in rebellion.
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

13th December 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

14th December 2019
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment.
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

14th December 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

14th December 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself!
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

15th December 2019
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment.
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

15th December 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

15th December 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself!
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

16th December 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
Traditions and Tales of Christmas

Traditions and Tales of Christmas

19th December 2019 - 21st December 2019
Learn about the traditions and tales of a Victorian Christmas at Edinburgh Castle from 20th - 22nd December.
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

21st December 2019
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past.
A Very Mary Christmas

A Very Mary Christmas

22nd December 2019 - 24th December 2019
Come and join in the fun and see how Mary Queen of Scots celebrates the Twelve Days of Christmas with her courtiers.
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

27th December 2019
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

27th December 2019
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle.
Trebuchets and Trickery

Trebuchets and Trickery

28th December 2019
In March 1314, the forces of King Robert the Bruce captured Edinburgh Castle. Meet the commander, Thomas Randolph and hear how he used guile and local knowledge to capture it.
Trebuchets and Trickery

Trebuchets and Trickery

29th December 2019
In March 1314, the forces of King Robert the Bruce captured Edinburgh Castle. Meet the commander, Thomas Randolph and hear how he used guile and local knowledge to capture it.
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

30th December 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

31st December 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
Trebuchets and Trickery

Trebuchets and Trickery

1st January 2020
In March 1314, the forces of King Robert the Bruce captured Edinburgh Castle. Meet the commander, Thomas Randolph and hear how he used guile and local knowledge to capture it.
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

2nd January 2020
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past.
Trebuchets and Trickery

Trebuchets and Trickery

2nd January 2020
In March 1314, the forces of King Robert the Bruce captured Edinburgh Castle. Meet the commander, Thomas Randolph and hear how he used guile and local knowledge to capture it.
In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

3rd January 2020
Hear how Alice Meredith Williams made a most significant contribution to the Scottish National War Memorial.
A Most Royal Rebellion

A Most Royal Rebellion

4th January 2020
Hear the forgotten story of Scotland’s own version of the war of the roses, between father and son King James III and the future James IV.
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

4th January 2020
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
A Most Royal Rebellion

A Most Royal Rebellion

5th January 2020
Hear the forgotten story of Scotland’s own version of the war of the roses, between father and son King James III and the future James IV.
Head and Shoulders Above the Rest!

Head and Shoulders Above the Rest!

6th January 2020 - 9th January 2020
Find out the part Grenadiers would play in the history of Edinburgh Castle and the eventual defeat of the Jacobites at Culloden.
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

13th January 2020
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

14th January 2020
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

15th January 2020
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

16th January 2020
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle.
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

17th January 2020
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle.
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

18th January 2020
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past.
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

18th January 2020
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself!
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

19th January 2020
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself!
The Road to Bannockburn

The Road to Bannockburn

21st January 2020
Meet one of Robert the Bruce’s men who served under the command of Thomas Randolph during the capture of Edinburgh Castle in 1314.
The Road to Bannockburn

The Road to Bannockburn

22nd January 2020
Meet one of Robert the Bruce’s men who served under the command of Thomas Randolph during the capture of Edinburgh Castle in 1314.
The Road to Bannockburn

The Road to Bannockburn

23rd January 2020
Meet one of Robert the Bruce’s men who served under the command of Thomas Randolph during the capture of Edinburgh Castle in 1314.
The Road to Bannockburn

The Road to Bannockburn

24th January 2020
Meet one of Robert the Bruce’s men who served under the command of Thomas Randolph during the capture of Edinburgh Castle in 1314.
Tyrannosaurs

Tyrannosaurs

24th January 2020 - 4th May 2020
The most comprehensive exhibition ever mounted on tyrannosaurs is coming to the National Museum of Scotland, bringing the latest palaeontological discoveries to life.
Burns for Beginners at Edinburgh Castle

Burns for Beginners at Edinburgh Castle

25th January 2020 - 31st January 2020
Come along for a light-hearted introduction to the bard and some of his works at Edinburgh Castle.
Hot Rocks

Hot Rocks

26th January 2020
Join an expert geologist and a Ranger on a longer guided walk to discover the fascinating geological history of Holyrood Park.
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

1st February 2020
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
Medieval Fashion

Medieval Fashion

1st February 2020 - 2nd February 2020
See how fashion of the Kings court here in Edinburgh Castle changed through the medieval period for both men and women.
The Arts & Crafts Movement in the National Collection

The Arts & Crafts Movement in the National Collection

5th February 2020
Stephen Jackson, Senior Curator, Furniture and Woodwork at National Museums Scotland, explores the national collection’s holdings of Arts and Crafts design!
Crime and Punishment in Medieval Scotland

Crime and Punishment in Medieval Scotland

7th February 2020 - 13th February 2020
Listen as Gilbert Savage, the Executioner, recounts the nature of crime & punishment during the turbulent times in Medieval Scotland.
Tulips, Dragons, and Tweety Birds

Tulips, Dragons, and Tweety Birds

10th February 2020
Join Ali Davey at HES Archives and Library on 10th February to explore the work of early 20th Century blacksmith, Thomas Hadden.
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

15th February 2020
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past.
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

15th February 2020
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle.
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

16th February 2020
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle.
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

17th February 2020
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle.
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

18th February 2020
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle.
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

19th February 2020
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle.
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

20th February 2020
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle.
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

22nd February 2020
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself!
Coolest Walk on Earth

Coolest Walk on Earth

23rd February 2020
Join an expert geologist and a Ranger on a three hour guided walk to discover how the landscape of Holyrood Park has been shaped and sculpted by ice through the ages.
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

23rd February 2020
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself!
In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

25th February 2020
Hear how Alice Meredith Williams made a most significant contribution to the Scottish National War Memorial.
In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

26th February 2020
Hear how Alice Meredith Williams made a most significant contribution to the Scottish National War Memorial.
In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

27th February 2020
Hear how Alice Meredith Williams made a most significant contribution to the Scottish National War Memorial.
In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

28th February 2020
Hear how Alice Meredith Williams made a most significant contribution to the Scottish National War Memorial.
Trebuchets and Trickery

Trebuchets and Trickery

1st March 2020
In March 1314, the forces of King Robert the Bruce captured Edinburgh Castle. Meet the commander, Thomas Randolph and hear how he used guile and local knowledge to capture it.
The Road to Bannockburn

The Road to Bannockburn

2nd March 2020
Meet one of Robert the Bruce’s men who served under the command of Thomas Randolph during the capture of Edinburgh Castle in 1314.
The Road to Bannockburn

The Road to Bannockburn

3rd March 2020
Meet one of Robert the Bruce’s men who served under the command of Thomas Randolph during the capture of Edinburgh Castle in 1314.
The Road to Bannockburn

The Road to Bannockburn

4th March 2020
Meet one of Robert the Bruce’s men who served under the command of Thomas Randolph during the capture of Edinburgh Castle in 1314.
The Road to Bannockburn

The Road to Bannockburn

5th March 2020
Meet one of Robert the Bruce’s men who served under the command of Thomas Randolph during the capture of Edinburgh Castle in 1314.
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

7th March 2020
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

7th March 2020
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself!
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

8th March 2020
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself!
Stained Glass Designers and Sculptors

Stained Glass Designers and Sculptors

9th March 2020
Fiona Hall will showcase the wealth of archives resources available to help research into stained glass designers and sculptors in these talks at HES Archives and Library.
Their Name Liveth

Their Name Liveth

14th March 2020
Come and hear the story of the role Sir Robert Lorimer played in the building of the Scottish National War Memorial.
Their Name Liveth

Their Name Liveth

15th March 2020
Come and hear the story of the role Sir Robert Lorimer played in the building of the Scottish National War Memorial.
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

21st March 2020
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past.
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

21st March 2020
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself!
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

22nd March 2020
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself!
Rebels and Redcoats

Rebels and Redcoats

23rd March 2020
Rebels and Redcoats - Learn about the role Edinburgh Castle played in the Jacobite war and meet one of the characters from the period.
Rebels and Redcoats

Rebels and Redcoats

24th March 2020
Rebels and Redcoats - Learn about the role Edinburgh Castle played in the Jacobite war and meet one of the characters from the period.
Rebels and Redcoats

Rebels and Redcoats

25th March 2020
Rebels and Redcoats - Learn about the role Edinburgh Castle played in the Jacobite war and meet one of the characters from the period.
Rebels and Redcoats

Rebels and Redcoats

26th March 2020
Rebels and Redcoats - Learn about the role Edinburgh Castle played in the Jacobite war and meet one of the characters from the period.
Inglis’ Amazons

Inglis’ Amazons

28th March 2020
Inglis’ Amazons: hear the tales of this incredible all-female medical unit as they save lives at the front.
Inglis’ Amazons

Inglis’ Amazons

29th March 2020
Inglis’ Amazons: hear the tales of this incredible all-female medical unit as they save lives at the front.
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

30th March 2020
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle.
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

31st March 2020
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle.

Events in Fife

Fife Mining Conference

Fife Mining Conference

16th November 2019
Come and hear about the history of mining in the Kingdom of Fife from miners, local experts and historians at this one day conference on Saturday 16th November!

Events in Lanarkshire

Discover Your Family and Local History

Discover Your Family and Local History

1st May 2019 - 20th December 2019
Always wanted to trace your family tree but not sure where to begin? Come along to North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre for one of their weekday sessions!
A Game of 2 Halves

A Game of 2 Halves

6th July 2019 - 27th October 2019
As Albion Rovers Football Club celebrate 100 years at Cliftonhill Stadium in Coatbridge, Summerlee Museum presents a unique photographic study of the fans and environment surrounding the team.
Rhyme & Reason

Rhyme & Reason

14th September 2019 - 9th November 2019
Explore the world of North Lanarkshire's local poets. Investigate what inspired them to put into verse their thoughts and feelings on all aspects of life down through the ages!
Shining Lives

Shining Lives

11th October 2019 - 20th October 2019
Shining Lives, an immersive sound, light and projection spectacular, returns to New Lanark World Heritage Site in October!
Dress to Impress

Dress to Impress

12th October 2019 - 17th November 2019
'Dress to Impress: From Functional to Fabulous' is a fantastic exhibition showcasing costumes and accessories from the 19th and 20th Century at Biggar Museum!
Biggar Gasworks Steam Days

Biggar Gasworks Steam Days

20th October 2019
Biggar Gasworks Steam Days offer the public the chance to see the boiler operating and driving various steam driven machines!

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Urban Historian Heritage Walks

Urban Historian Heritage Walks

20th October 2019
Join the Urban Historian, Stephen Clancy, on one of his regular heritage walks around Paisley and Renfrewshire!
Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

22nd October 2019
Built in the 12th century and steeped in history, Paisley Abbey is a fascinating building to visit, find out more on one of the regular guided tours!
Urban Historian History Talks

Urban Historian History Talks

23rd October 2019
Join the Urban Historian, Stephen Clancy, for his regular programme of Wednesday night History Talks at Mile End Mill, Abbey Mill Business Centre!
Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

24th October 2019
Built in the 12th century and steeped in history, Paisley Abbey is a fascinating building to visit, find out more on one of the regular guided tours!
Urban Historian Heritage Walks

Urban Historian Heritage Walks

26th October 2019
Join the Urban Historian, Stephen Clancy, on one of his regular heritage walks around Paisley and Renfrewshire!
Searching for your Ancestors

Searching for your Ancestors

28th October 2019
'Searching for your Ancestors' is a new beginners Genealogy Course from The Urban Historian, sign up and learn how to research your family tree!
Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

29th October 2019
Built in the 12th century and steeped in history, Paisley Abbey is a fascinating building to visit, find out more on one of the regular guided tours!
Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

31st October 2019
Built in the 12th century and steeped in history, Paisley Abbey is a fascinating building to visit, find out more on one of the regular guided tours!
Urban Historian Heritage Walks

Urban Historian Heritage Walks

3rd November 2019
Join the Urban Historian, Stephen Clancy, on one of his regular heritage walks around Paisley and Renfrewshire!
Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

5th November 2019
Built in the 12th century and steeped in history, Paisley Abbey is a fascinating building to visit, find out more on one of the regular guided tours!
Urban Historian History Talks

Urban Historian History Talks

6th November 2019
Join the Urban Historian, Stephen Clancy, for his regular programme of Wednesday night History Talks at Mile End Mill, Abbey Mill Business Centre!
Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

7th November 2019
Built in the 12th century and steeped in history, Paisley Abbey is a fascinating building to visit, find out more on one of the regular guided tours!
Urban Historian Heritage Walks

Urban Historian Heritage Walks

9th November 2019
Join the Urban Historian, Stephen Clancy, on one of his regular heritage walks around Paisley and Renfrewshire!
Searching for your Ancestors

Searching for your Ancestors

11th November 2019
'Searching for your Ancestors' is a new beginners Genealogy Course from The Urban Historian, sign up and learn how to research your family tree!
Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

12th November 2019
Built in the 12th century and steeped in history, Paisley Abbey is a fascinating building to visit, find out more on one of the regular guided tours!
Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

14th November 2019
Built in the 12th century and steeped in history, Paisley Abbey is a fascinating building to visit, find out more on one of the regular guided tours!
Urban Historian Heritage Walks

Urban Historian Heritage Walks

17th November 2019
Join the Urban Historian, Stephen Clancy, on one of his regular heritage walks around Paisley and Renfrewshire!
Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

19th November 2019
Built in the 12th century and steeped in history, Paisley Abbey is a fascinating building to visit, find out more on one of the regular guided tours!
Urban Historian History Talks

Urban Historian History Talks

20th November 2019
Join the Urban Historian, Stephen Clancy, for his regular programme of Wednesday night History Talks at Mile End Mill, Abbey Mill Business Centre!
Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

21st November 2019
Built in the 12th century and steeped in history, Paisley Abbey is a fascinating building to visit, find out more on one of the regular guided tours!
Searching for your Ancestors

Searching for your Ancestors

25th November 2019
'Searching for your Ancestors' is a new beginners Genealogy Course from The Urban Historian, sign up and learn how to research your family tree!
Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

26th November 2019
Built in the 12th century and steeped in history, Paisley Abbey is a fascinating building to visit, find out more on one of the regular guided tours!
Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

28th November 2019
Built in the 12th century and steeped in history, Paisley Abbey is a fascinating building to visit, find out more on one of the regular guided tours!
Urban Historian Heritage Walks

Urban Historian Heritage Walks

30th November 2019
Join the Urban Historian, Stephen Clancy, on one of his regular heritage walks around Paisley and Renfrewshire!
Urban Historian Heritage Walks

Urban Historian Heritage Walks

1st December 2019
Join the Urban Historian, Stephen Clancy, on one of his regular heritage walks around Paisley and Renfrewshire!
Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

3rd December 2019
Built in the 12th century and steeped in history, Paisley Abbey is a fascinating building to visit, find out more on one of the regular guided tours!
Urban Historian History Talks

Urban Historian History Talks

4th December 2019
Join the Urban Historian, Stephen Clancy, for his regular programme of Wednesday night History Talks at Mile End Mill, Abbey Mill Business Centre!
Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

5th December 2019
Built in the 12th century and steeped in history, Paisley Abbey is a fascinating building to visit, find out more on one of the regular guided tours!
Urban Historian Heritage Walks

Urban Historian Heritage Walks

7th December 2019
Join the Urban Historian, Stephen Clancy, on one of his regular heritage walks around Paisley and Renfrewshire!
Searching for your Ancestors

Searching for your Ancestors

9th December 2019
'Searching for your Ancestors' is a new beginners Genealogy Course from The Urban Historian, sign up and learn how to research your family tree!
Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

10th December 2019
Built in the 12th century and steeped in history, Paisley Abbey is a fascinating building to visit, find out more on one of the regular guided tours!
Urban Historian History Talks

Urban Historian History Talks

11th December 2019
Join the Urban Historian, Stephen Clancy, for his regular programme of Wednesday night History Talks at Mile End Mill, Abbey Mill Business Centre!
Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

12th December 2019
Built in the 12th century and steeped in history, Paisley Abbey is a fascinating building to visit, find out more on one of the regular guided tours!
Urban Historian Heritage Walks

Urban Historian Heritage Walks

15th December 2019
Join the Urban Historian, Stephen Clancy, on one of his regular heritage walks around Paisley and Renfrewshire!
Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

17th December 2019
Built in the 12th century and steeped in history, Paisley Abbey is a fascinating building to visit, find out more on one of the regular guided tours!
Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

19th December 2019
Built in the 12th century and steeped in history, Paisley Abbey is a fascinating building to visit, find out more on one of the regular guided tours!
Urban Historian Heritage Walks

Urban Historian Heritage Walks

4th January 2020
Join the Urban Historian, Stephen Clancy, on one of his regular heritage walks around Paisley and Renfrewshire!
Urban Historian Heritage Walks

Urban Historian Heritage Walks

11th January 2020
Join the Urban Historian, Stephen Clancy, on one of his regular heritage walks around Paisley and Renfrewshire!
Urban Historian History Talks

Urban Historian History Talks

15th January 2020
Join the Urban Historian, Stephen Clancy, for his regular programme of Wednesday night History Talks at Mile End Mill, Abbey Mill Business Centre!
Urban Historian Heritage Walks

Urban Historian Heritage Walks

25th January 2020
Join the Urban Historian, Stephen Clancy, on one of his regular heritage walks around Paisley and Renfrewshire!
Urban Historian History Talks

Urban Historian History Talks

29th January 2020
Join the Urban Historian, Stephen Clancy, for his regular programme of Wednesday night History Talks at Mile End Mill, Abbey Mill Business Centre!

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Stirling ‘Old Town’ Walking Tours

Stirling ‘Old Town’ Walking Tours

27th July 2019 - 30th November 2019
Explore the old town of the city with local guides and get a full overview of Stirling's dark history on a family-friendly, leisurely stroll.
Scotland through a Lens

Scotland through a Lens

15th October 2019 - 9th January 2020
Presenting photography from the archive, this exhibition at Stirling Castle explores life in 19th century Scotland.
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

19th October 2019
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield.
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

20th October 2019
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield.
Scotland’s Heroines

Scotland’s Heroines

24th October 2019
Dr Alison McCall shares some of the fascinating stories she has uncovered about Scottish women and what life would have been like for Victorian career women at a time when the Monument first opened.
The Witching Hour - Panel Discussion

The Witching Hour - Panel Discussion

24th October 2019
As part the ‘The Witching Hour’ exhibition, Tolbooth will be hosting a panel discussion on Witching past and present.
Talk on Making Glass in Scotland

Talk on Making Glass in Scotland

28th October 2019
Friends of the Smith Winter Lecture Series: Dr Jill Turnbull will discuss some of the material she has found and show samples of the glass that was produced in Scotland.
Guided Building Tours

Guided Building Tours

2nd November 2019
Join us for a free guided tour of The Engine Shed, Scotland’s dedicated building conservation centre, and learn all about our traditional building!
Lecture: Caithness Broch Project

Lecture: Caithness Broch Project

5th November 2019
Join Kenneth McElroy on 5th November for an insight into the Caithness Broch Project! Part of The Battle of Bannockburn Lecture Series.
Rob Roy Screening

Rob Roy Screening

7th November 2019
See this impressive and rarely screened biopic of one of Scotland’s best-known outlaws at Stirling Castle on Thursday 7th November.
Relaxed Visiting Hours

Relaxed Visiting Hours

9th November 2019
Our Relaxed Visiting Hours are a time for young people with autism to explore and enjoy our conservation centre.
Guided Building Tours

Guided Building Tours

16th November 2019
Join us for a free guided tour of The Engine Shed, Scotland’s dedicated building conservation centre, and learn all about our traditional building!
Lecture: Remembering The Crusades

Lecture: Remembering The Crusades

3rd December 2019
Join James Gallacher who will be sharing his knowledge of how the Crusades were remembered in the 15th Century at this talk on 3rd December at the Battle of Bannockburn!
Guided Building Tours

Guided Building Tours

7th December 2019
Join us for a free guided tour of The Engine Shed, Scotland’s dedicated building conservation centre, and learn all about our traditional building!
Relaxed Visiting Hours

Relaxed Visiting Hours

14th December 2019
Our Relaxed Visiting Hours are a time for young people with autism to explore and enjoy our conservation centre.
Industry and Aesthetics

Industry and Aesthetics

18th January 2020 - 19th April 2020
The photographs exhibited in ‘Industry + Aesthetics’ aim to capture the everyday, the exceptional, the marginalised, the ignored and the undervalued within our industrial heritage.
Balfron Radicals 1820 Exhibition

Balfron Radicals 1820 Exhibition

28th March 2020 - 25th April 2020
Balfron Heritage Group's exhibition commemorates Balfron's role in the 1820 Scottish Insurrection and will be on at Balfron Library from 28th March.

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