The following are talks, events and courses I'll be giving, working at or running:

Fri 8th Nov 2013 - "Genealogy and Newspapers", 3LS Genealogy Club at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow http://3ls.tripod.com/id32.html

Tues 12th Nov 2013 - "Genealogy and Newspapers", Largs and North Ayrshire Family History Society (www.largsnafhs.org.uk), Community Room, Largs Library, Allanpark Street, Largs, 7.30pm

Tues 19th Nov 2013 - "Genealogy and Newspapers", Alloway and Southern Ayrshire Family History Society (http://www.asafhs.co.uk/), Alloway Church Hall (octagonal room), Alloway, 7.45pm

Nov 13th 2013 - teaching Scotland 1750-1850: Beyond the OPRs - 5 week course, Pharos Teaching and Tutoring Ltd (register at www.pharostutors.com)

Tues 3rd Dec 2013 - "Scottish House History", Largs Probus, Brisbane House Hotel, Largs

4th-13th February 2014 - 4th Unlock the Past History & Genealogy Cruise - additional talks tour venues in Australia, before and after cruise. Register for the cruise at www.unlockthepast.com.au/events/4th-unlock-past-history-genealogy-cruise! For the talks tour visit www.unlockthepast.com.au/events/chris-paton-and-thomas-macentee-downunder - I'll be on tour with the USA's Thomas MacEntee (of Genealobloggers fame) speaking at several venues from Brisbane to Perth.

Thurs 20th Feb 2013 - "Discover Scottish Civil Registration Records" - Who Do You Think You Are Live, London, (WDYTYA Live/SoG 1: 14.45-15.30) www.whodoyouthinkyouarelive.com

Fri 21st Feb 2013 - "British Civilian Prisoners of War in First World War Germany" - Who Do You Think You Are Live, London, (WDYTYA SoG 4/First World War Ancestors: 16.15-17.00) www.whodoyouthinkyouarelive.com

17th Mar 2014 - "Genealogy and Newspapers", Glasgow and West of Scotland FHS, time TBC. www.gwsfhs.org.uk

1st-4th May - 2014 Ontario Genealogical Society conference, Brock University, St. Catherine's, Ontario. 3 talks: opening plenary "Genelaogy Without Borders", "The Godly Commonwealth" and "Scottish marriages".

9th-10th August 2014 - Routes to Your North East Roots, Aberdeenshire TBC