Tuesday, 6 November 2012

SLHF conference: Scots at the Seaside 1750-2000

News on the next Scottish Local History Forum Spring Conference

Salt, Sun and Shivering: Scots at the Seaside 1750-2000
Friday 26 April 2013
Bay Hotel (Heritage Suite), Burntisland Road, Kinghorn, Fife

To include the following talks:

Prof John Walton (Basque Foundation for Science, Bilbao)
British seaside tourism: histories and opportunities?

Eric Simpson
Safe places for dooking - the lido craze in Scotland.

Dr Alastair Durie (University of Stirling)
Sea, sand and shivers: the East Coast experience, Elie to North Berwick 1750-2000.

Dr Eric Graham (University of Edinburgh)
Ardrossan – the Earl of Eglinton’s planned seaside town.

Allan Brodie (English Heritage)
Heading south for the sun? The Scots, Scarborough and Blackpool.

Liam Paterson (Scottish Screen Archive, National Library of Scotland)
The Scottish seaside on screen.

Plus Mini Local History Fair and Postcard slide show

For further information about the conference, or joining SLHF, contact:
Doris Williamson, Administrator, SLHF, Box 103, 12 South Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1DD
Tel: 0131 669 8252 www.slhf.org

(With thanks to Helen Grant)

Chris

Scotland 1750-1850 - 5 weeks online Pharos course, £45.99, taught by Chris Paton from 2 NOV 2012 - see www.pharostutors.com
New book: It's Perthshire 1866 - there's been a murder... www.thehistorypress.co.uk/products/The-Mount-Stewart-Murder.aspx (from June 12th 2012)

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