Featured Events

Battle of Waterloo

Waterloo Remembered

Dumfries Museum, The Observatory, Rotchell Road, Dumfries, DG2 7SW

Tuesday 03 February - Friday 01 January

Why is there a monument to the Battle of Waterloo perched on a hill overlooking the Solway coast? 200 years ago at…


‘Next of Kin’ at Dumfries Museum

Dumfries Museum and Camera Obscura

Saturday 21 March - Saturday 20 June

The Next of Kin touring programme commemorates the centenary of the First World War by revealing the wartime stories and…

Hawick Festival

Hawick Reivers Festival

Hawick, Scottish Borders

Friday 27 March - Sunday 29 March

Step back in time to the days of the Border Reivers and share in a full weekend of activities including…



Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh

Friday 27 March - Sunday 26 July

Through over 60 items drawn from across the entire breadth of the Royal Collection, and from the Early Bronze Age…

Glorious Gardens

Glorious Gardens Symposium 1: Falkirk

Callander House, Callander Park Falkirk FK1 1YR

Saturday 28 March @ 10:30am - Saturday 28 March @ 3:00pm

We are kicking off Glorious Gardens with two symposia – one in Falkirk at Callander House on Saturday 28th of…

Jacobites Braemar Castle

The Jacobites: Braemar’s Risings

Braemar Castle, Braemar, Aberdeenshire AB35 5XR

Saturday 04 April - Saturday 31 October

Discover what role Braemar and its castle had to play in the Jacobite Uprisings of the 17th and 18th centuries….

Stromness Museum

Ness of Brodgar – Art & Archaeology

Stromness Museum, 52 Alfred Street, Stromness, KW17 3DH

Saturday 04 April - Thursday 01 October

Plus activities for all ages! “The Ness is a massive Neolithic walled enclosure that contains numerous well preserved monumental stone buildings…

Broughty Castle Romans

Roman Occupation – Family Event

Broughty Castle Museum, Castle Approach Broughty Ferry Dundee DD5 2TF

Saturday 04 April @ 12:00pm - Saturday 04 April @ 4:00pm

Broughty Castle has been occupied by the Roman Army! Come along to this exciting event in the grounds of Broughty…

Chocolate Pancake Crannog

Pancakes and Chocolate Taster

The Scottish Crannog Centre Kenmore, Loch Tay, Aberfeldy, Perthshire, PH15 2HY

Sunday 05 April @ 11:00am - Sunday 05 April @ 4:30pm

Celebrate Easter Iron Age style with pancakes cooked over an open fire, make your own bread rolls baked in our…

Researching Our Local Heritage

Researching Your Local Heritage: Part 1

Craigrie Room, Clackmannan Town Hall, Main Street, Clackmannan, FK10 4JA

Wednesday 08 April @ 7:00pm - Wednesday 08 April @ 9:00pm

Would you like to know how to begin your own history or archaeology project? Maybe you’ve already taken the first…

Portobello Heritage Trust

Dig Portobello – What you found!

185 Portobello High Street, Edinburgh

Thursday 16 April - Thursday 16 April

Dig Portobello – What you found! will be presented by AOC Archaeology (preceded by the AGM of Portobello Heritage Trust)…

Archaeology Skills Weekend

Archaeology Skills Weekend

Gartmorn Country Park, Gartmorn Road, Sauchie, Alloa, Clackmannan, FK10 3AZ

Saturday 18 April @ 10:00am - Sunday 19 April @ 4:30pm

Have you ever fancied taking part in an archaeological dig? We have the perfect opportunity to help you learn the…

Emotions in the Courtroom 2

Emotions in the Courtroom – Symposium

Department of Mediaeval History, St John’s House, 71 South Street, St Andrews, KY16 9QW

Sunday 03 May - Monday 04 May

The recent surge of interest in the history of emotions has seen medievalists uncover a broad range of new source…