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16 June 2021, 10.30am – 12noon

2020 saw 100 years since Leith became part of the City of Edinburgh; prior to that it was a separate burgh. Since we were not able to run these in person during 2020 we are celebrating them this year. Our talks programme explores the rich heritage of Leith and its unique identity.

From Lauriston Castle we’ll stroll through the archives to Leith, looking at aerial perspectives, maps and Scotsman imagery along the way. Jackie Sangster is a Learning Manager at Historic Environment Scotland who works with


All our lecture mornings cost £9 and include a friendly lecture where you can meet our guest lecturer, have coffee and cakes and get a special tour. Take advantage of our special offer, book 10 lectures for £80 when you book in person or over the phone.

Booking is currently suspended - keep an eye on this page for updates.

Leith 2020: An Archival look at Leith