Have fun discovering Edinburgh on this quirky, self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!
Edinburgh Castle hold a number of gun salutes throughout the year to mark various special occasions!
Join Surgeons' Hall Museums on their 5* weekend walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment!
Make Monday mornings marvellous and join curators, wardens and learning specialists for weekly short talks exploring some of the greatest treasures of the Royal Collection!
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
Unforgettable showcases the untold stories of people from marginalised communities whose lives shaped or were shaped by Scotland and highlights their contribution to Scotland’s history.
Enjoy this Ranger-led walk at Hopetoun House will guide you through the nature and history of Hopetoun’s designed landscape.
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, created by fire and ice!
Exclusively on Fridays and Saturdays in May. Celebrate International Whisky Month with a crafted dram tasting and a unique tour at The Real Mary King's Close.
Join Emma Hardy, Art and Design Historian, and uncover what the historic logbooks of the Morris & Co. archive reveal about the firm, the personalities and the Victorian Period!
Join us at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh on Wednesday 25th May as Dr Kate Stephenson explores the strange and fascinating history of condoms!
This talk explores The Beggar's Benison Club, an all male social group founded in 1732 in Anstruther, it's activities and its beliefs in sex and place these in a wider historical context.
Join exhibition curator Isabella Manning for an introduction to Masterpieces from Buckingham Palace.
This talk takes a light-hearted look at the dress of his family, friends and colleagues in artistic circles and the use of Morris furnishing fabrics for clothing around 1900 and in the 1960s.
In this talk on 2nd June, Alex Thomson, whisky tourism professional, will explore the connections between Scotch Whisky and the Jacobites.
Succumb to the sensory wonders of the weird and marvellous wine creations forgotten through history as you join us in the Georgian House kitchen for this Historical Wine Tasting event!
The exhibition on Will Maclean, one of the outstanding artists of his generation, promises to be a rich visual feast for anyone with an interest in Scottish art and history.
Who was John Roy Stuart? What is his poetic legacy? And what were his heroic deeds during the Rising of 1745? Join Michael Nevin and Michael Fry as they address these questions!
Alan Breck's Regiment bring Jacobite reenactment to Gladstone's Land on Saturday 11th June.
Join Stef Lauer, founder of Anne Lister's Edinburgh walking tours, in the Georgian House Drawing Room for an evening of secret codes and stolen kisses as we hold our very first Pride event!
This talk, at Gladstone's Land on 24th June, draws on a variety of primary materials to examine Queer domestic life in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Explore the history of anatomical study, from artistic explorations by Leonardo da Vinci to the Burke and Hare murders.
Hear the thunder of hooves and the clashing of lances at the annual jousting tournament at Linlithgow Palace on 2nd and 3rd July!
Join us at Gladstone's Land on 7th July and take a trip back in time to discover hidden stories of the early days of Bank of Scotland, and its extraordinary Head Office building on the Mound!
Alan Breck's Regiment bring Jacobite reenactment to Gladstone's Land on 9th July. Reenactors will be in costume and character throughout the museum.
Join Clement Knox, author of Strange Antics: A History of Seduction to find out more about seduction in 18th-century Scotland!
Historian Elizabeth Cory Lopez will delve into the roots of Macbeth, son of Findlay, and what his life, culture, reign and mythical legacy can tell us about the evolution of Scotland as a nation.
Explore the links between three of West Lothian's historic properties on a Ranger-led guided walk between Hopetoun House, Blackness Castle and House of the Binns!
This exhibition displays a selection of photographs of forgotten Edinburgh interiors by Scottish artist Ron O’Donnell, documenting the dramatic shifts taken place in the capital over the years.
This exhibition at the City Art Centre marks the culmination of Auld Reekie Retold, the largest collections inventory project ever undertaken in the organisation’s history.
Have fun discovering Glasgow with two, quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt courtesy of Curious About!
Join a Historic Tour of the University of Glasgow the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
The Friends of Glasgow Necropolis run regular friendly and informal walking tours of the Glasgow Necropolis!
This is a 1.5 hour tour that will take you around all the main sites of the city, giving you an excellent opportunity to find out about Glasgow's rich history and culture!
Glasgow Central Tours offer you the chance to explore behind the scenes of Glasgow's most iconic and busiest landmarks, Central Station!
Discover Glasgow's West End - let this fun and informal walking tour help you explore the best of the West End!
The Ghost Signs of Glasgow Exhibition unearths the stories behind old signs and shopfronts of the city, don't miss it at Maryhill Burgh Halls!
Get under the skin of Glasgow's vibrant music scene with this entertaining, guided walking tour of Merchant City and the East End from Glasgow Music City Tours!
On selected dates Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust are opening Bridgeton Garage for pre-booked guided tours!
Glasgow Musuems Resource Centre is home to over a million treasures, come and see for yourself on one of their regular Behind the Scenes Tours!
This exceptional insight into the Theatre Royal Glasgow is your chance to get to know the building like you never have before and grab some historical facts along the way!
On selected Wednesdays throughout the year the team at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum and volunteers hold a Highlight Talk exploring the life and works of Robert Burns!
Join one of these new guided tours and learn more about the story of how Alexander Greek Thomson created his masterpiece of creativity and design at Holmwood at the end of the 19th century!
Join Walking Tours in Glasgow to explore the streets of Mackintosh's home city to experience and witness his lasting legacy!
Hope Floats is a travelling exhibition which reveals the twisting story of 'Dunkirk Little Ship' Skylark IX.
The Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust opens its Bridgeton Bus Garage to the public on selected Sundays throughout the year!
This exceptional insight into the King's Theatre Glasgow is your chance to get to know the building like you never have before and grab some historical facts along the way!
The Scottish History Society is delighted to host a talk by Richard Blair, son of George Orwell, on his father, his life and his legacy.
Join us at Dumbarton Castle to find out more about Norse history and Vikings during The Rock of Ages on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th June!
Back for a fourth year, the Clydebuilt Festival will return to the Riverside Museum and The Tall Ship at Riverside on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th of September 2022!
Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust's Annual Open Weekend returns for 2022 on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th October!
Take a tour of one of the finest private tombs in the country and the town's most striking historic landmark, Hamilton Mausoleum.
Join David Livingstone Birthplace and a number of local history societies for a Local History Day on Saturday 28th May!
The annual Summerlee Model Railway Show is being held on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th June, come along and see model railway layouts, model vehicles and more!
This colourful exhibition at Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life showcases artefacts from Scotland's largest cinema collection!
RSPB Baron's Haugh is a brilliant place for wildlife, but did you know it also has a fascinating history? Join this guided walk and hear about its historical delights!
Join The Urban Historian on 21st May for this heritage walk exploring the industry that grew up in the Lonened & Seedhill area of Paisley.
Join The Urban Historian on 21st May for this heritage walk exploring the changes that have happen on Causeyside Street from the late 1800's into the early 1900's.
Join The Urban Historian for their new Beginners Genealogy course, starting on 1st June, and learn how to search and record your family history!
Paisley's annual Sma' Shot day event, one of the oldest workers' festivals in the UK, will take place this year on Saturday 2nd July!
Join The Urban Historian for their Renfrewshire Archaeology Course and look at the early history of the county of Renfrew through its surviving archaeology!
Join Stirling Old Town's most grumblesome Ghoul, the Happy Hangman, Jock Rankin, on a creepy, comic guided ghostwalk!
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
Take a tour of Bannockburn House, an historic category A-listed property, which has survived largely unchanged since the 17th century apart from a Victorian extension.
Explore Stirling Castle with Deaf tour guide John Hay, whose BSL tour will be translated into English by an interpreter!