Ongoing: ‘The Tomb’ Exhibition, National Museum of Scotland
18 April: Leith Local History Society, Customs and Excise in Leith in the 18th and early 19th century. Leith Community Education Centre, 7:30pm.
18 April: Public meeting on the draft management plan of the Edinburgh Old and New Towns World Heritage Site, National Museum of Scotland (details TBC).
27 April: Professor Paul Dukes, ‘Scottish Enlightenment, old and new, and the Problem of the Anthropocene’. Teviot Lecture Theatre, University of Edinburgh, 5:15pm.
Ongoing: Clyde Life Exhibition, Riverside Museum.
19 April: Discover maps online at the Moving Image Archive (free, booking required), Kelvin Hall, 2:00-3:30pm
19 April: Library Resources for Family History (free, booking required), Mitchell Library, 2:30-3:45pm
24 April: Drop-in information event for potential community curators. Glasgow Women’s Library, from 1pm.
20 April: Alistair Dinsmore, ‘The History of Glasgow Police’, Paisley Museum, 7:30pm.
6 May: Scotland’s Urban Past, ‘Unlocking the Tower’, St John’s Tower, Bruce Crescent.
24 May: Public lecture: Ending Violence Against Women in Scotland. University of Stirling, 5:30pm.
20 April: Public lecture: Prof Nadine Akkerman, ‘The Activities of She-intelligencers, 1647-1667: ”intrigues, which at that time could be best managed and carried on by ladies”’. Arts Lecture Theatre, 5:30pm.
22 April – 3 June: Alison Scott, Geoprophesy (exhibition on the history of geological exploration in Scotland), Inverness Museum and Art Gallery.
22 April: Scottish Association of Family History Societies Conference and Fair. Bay Hotel, 9:30-4:45pm.
Ongoing: ‘Aberdonians in the Americas’ Exhibition, King’s Museum
Book Now: Andrew Gordon, ‘Henry Stuart (1594-1612), the Lost Prince’, The Sir Duncan Rice Library
19 April: George Dalgleish, ‘Jacobite Relics, Myths and Realities’, Selkirk Parish Church Hall, 7:30pm.
21 April: Kinmont Willie’s Sword: Launch Event (pre-booking required, see p.xv),Dumfries Museum and Camera Obscura, 6:30-8:30pm.
19 April: John Moore, ‘Glasgow’s Cartography; the Growth and Development of the City through its Maps‘. Best Western Eglinton Arms Hotel, Eaglesham, 7:30pm.
22-23 April: Search for the lost village of Bunkle! Pre-booking required. Bunkle Castle.
Book Now: Dig It! events celebrating Scotland’s World Heritage Sites, Various locations across Scotland, 18 April