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History Events in Lanarkshire in July 2024

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Events in Lanarkshire

Hamilton Mausoleum Tour

Selected dates between 10th February 2024 - 23rd November 2024

Take a tour of one of the finest private tombs in the country and the town's most striking historic landmark, Hamilton Mausoleum.

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Leadhills Miners Library

Selected dates between 4th May 2024 - 29th September 2024

Leadhills Miners Library is the oldest subscription library in the British Isles and is now a museum of literature and village life, open weekends May to September!

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Glitz and Glamour The Golden Age of Cinema in Scotland

25th May 2024 - 17th August 2024

This colourful exhibition at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre showcases artefacts from Scotland's largest cinema collection!

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History In The Field

19th July 2024 - 21st July 2024

History In The Field is Scotland's newest multiperiod living history event, hosted by Western Desert Recce Group, at the David Livingstone Centre in Blantyre between the 19th and 21st of July!

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Music In The Museum: Strike! - An Evening of Poetry and Song Reflecting on the 1984 Miners’ Strike

19th July 2024

Step into the heart of history and journey back 40 years to the tumultuous 1984 Miners' Strike at Summerlee Museum's Music In The Museum event!

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Behind the Loom: New Lanark Wool Tours

Selected dates between 20th July 2024 - 17th August 2024

This exclusive behind-the-scenes experience takes you on a captivating journey through the past and present of New Lanark's renowned yarn production!

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History Events in East Renfrewshire

History Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Here's a selection of History Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Edinburgh:

Midweek makes: Collage crowns

Midweek makes: Collage crowns

Selected dates between 10th July 2024 - 28th August 2024

Join us in the Family Room at The Palace of Holyroodhouse to discover the stories behind some special crowns. Get creative by decorating your own crown to wear as you visit the rest of the Palace.

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Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

16th April 2024 - 26th September 2024

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

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Dare to Rethink Edinburgh - A Quirky Walking Tour

Dare to Rethink Edinburgh - A Quirky Walking Tour

Selected dates between 21st July 2024 - 27th October 2024

Join Daring Women's upbeat Edinburgh female guide for a bit of unusual history and a bit of daring rethinking. All outrageous ideas are welcome!

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History Events in Fife

Here's a selection of History Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Fife:

Dysart Townhouse Museum - Sunday Opening

Dysart Townhouse Museum - Sunday Opening

Selected dates between 30th June 2024 - 15th September 2024

Dysart Townhouse Museum will be open every Sunday afternoon from June 30th until September 15th so come along and explore the history of Dysart and Kirkcaldy!

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St Andrews Memories

St Andrews Memories

Selected dates between 25th January 2024 - 3rd December 2024

Drop in to The R & A World Golf Museum and have a chat whilst looking at photographs, objects and film footage from our collections!

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Heritage Tour: East End of St Andrews

Heritage Tour: East End of St Andrews

Selected dates between 25th May 2024 - 28th September 2024

Enjoy a fascinating Heritage Tour of the East End of St Andrews and explore the rich history of this beautiful area with knowledgeable and local guides!

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History Events in Glasgow

Here's a selection of History Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Glasgow:

Summer Tours of Maryhill Burgh Halls

Summer Tours of Maryhill Burgh Halls

Selected dates between 23rd July 2024 - 2nd August 2024

Join the volunteers in the next few weeks as they show you around this living and breathing piece of history that is Maryhill Burgh Halls!

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Themed Tours at The Burrell Collection

Themed Tours at The Burrell Collection

Selected dates between 11th January 2024 - 19th December 2024

Join the Burrell Collection's expert Volunteer Guides as they take you on a journey through the collection with free themed weekly tours.

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Gothic Glasgow

Gothic Glasgow

Selected dates between 3rd April 2024 - 30th December 2024

Join Gothic Glasgow's sinister host Vincent (The Man in the Hat), for a unique evening walking tour uncovering Glasgow's ghostly, strange, supernatural, creepy history!

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History Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Here's a selection of History Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Renfrewshire:

Sma’ Shot Day

Sma’ Shot Day

6th July 2024

Paisley's annual Sma' Shot day event, one of the oldest workers' festivals in the UK, will take place this year on Saturday 6th July!

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Sma’ Shot Cottages

Sma’ Shot Cottages

Selected dates between 1st April 2024 - 30th September 2024

The Sma' Shot Cottages are a major attraction in the Renfrewshire area, providing visitors with an insight into two distinct periods of Paisley's weaving history!

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Paisley Heritage Talk: The Paisley Rocketeers Society

Paisley Heritage Talk: The Paisley Rocketeers Society

8th July 2024

Join Robert Law at the University of the West of Scotland for a talk about his time in The Paisley Rocketeers Society.

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History Events in Stirling

Here's a selection of History Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Stirling:

Stirling 900: A Snapshot Exhibition

Stirling 900: A Snapshot Exhibition

1st June 2024 - 6th July 2024

Stirling 900: A Snapshot celebrates the 900th anniversary of the Royal Burgh of Stirling through the art of continuing GOSSIP members.

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Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

10th February 2024 - 27th October 2024

Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.

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Stirling Ghostwalk

Stirling Ghostwalk

5th January 2024 - 21st December 2024

Join Stirling Old Town's most grumblesome Ghoul, the Happy Hangman, Jock Rankin, on a creepy, comic guided ghostwalk!

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Events in Other Areas

History of Prestwick Airport Walking Tour

History of Prestwick Airport Walking Tour

28th December 2023 - 31st October 2024

Prestwick Airport, just 30 miles south west of Glasgow has had a colourful history since aviation activity was first recorded over 110 years ago in 1913, find out more on one of these walking tours!

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