The above is the programme of events coming up at the Highland Archive Centre from April – June 2018.
On Monday April 23rd, High Life Highland and UHI are co-hosting a free study day in collaboration with the First World War Centenary Partnership, led by Imperial War Museums, Gateways to the First World War, Living Legacies 1914-18 and Reflections on the Centenary of the FWW. The aim of the event is to bring community and academic audiences together to learn more about current research on Women and Work in the First World War, the archival and digital resources available to those planning to conduct their own research and centenary funding opportunities for community projects. The event runs from 10:15am to 4pm. Booking is free and can be done through Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/women-work-and-the-first-world-war-tickets-43746396650
Then on Monday 11th June, Highland Archive Service Community Engagement Officer Lorna Steele will give a talk in Nairn Library about aspects of Nairn’s history as seen through historic documents held at the Highland Archive Centre. Archives from children’s diaries to burgh minutes, Ordnance Survey maps to valuation rolls will be used to give an insight into the past of the town. The talk is 6pm to 7pm, for more information contact us or Nairn Library.
On Saturday 16th June, The Highland Archive Centre is delighted to host a display of archives relating to Inverness in the past. Historic documents telling the story of some of the town’s churches, schools, businesses and families will be on display, as well as a wide variety of other archives. No booking is required for this free drop-in event but donations are gratefully received.
For any more information on the above events, please contact the Highland Archive Centre.