Scotland's Urban Past Digital Exhibition Launch

Wed. 27 Sep 2017  




Scotland's Urban Past is celebrating its halfway point! Join us for an evening of food, drink, music and dance and look at the
fantastic work from our groups thus far.

Scotland's Urban Past (SUP), a part of Historic Environment Scotland and the Heritage Lottery Fund, is celebrating its halway point in its 5-year project. SUP works with community groups across Scotland to help them uncover the history of everyday places in their town and city and creatively showcase their findings.

Join us in the historic Destiny Church in Leith to take a look at the fascinating projects form the last 2.5 years, from comic books to theatre productions to mapmaking to film. The night will include music, dance, food and drink and our heart-monitoring projector showing photographs from our projects at the pace of your heartrate.

If you'd like to attend, RSVP by emailing


Destiny Church
12 Casselbank Street
United Kingdom

6.00pm - 8.00pm

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Organised by

Historic Environment Scotland
16 Bernard Terrace
United Kingdom

Historic Environment Scotland is the lead public body established in 2015 to investigate, care for and promote Scotland’s historic environment. We are responsible for managing over 300 properties and visitor attractions, including Edinburgh Castle.

We have internationally significant collections including over five million drawings, photographs, negatives and manuscripts and over twenty million aerial images of worldwide locations.

We award grants to support building repairs, ancient monuments, excavations, the Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme, and the voluntary sector. Our conservation specialists provide guidance, training and technical research.

We survey and record Scotland’s buildings and archaeology, and provide educational activities and resources for learners of all ages to discover and explore their heritage.