Leith Local History Society


Shown below is our programme for 2018 – 2019.

Our meetings are on Tuesdays at 7.00 pm, and take place in the Leith Community Education Centre in the New Kirkgate — here is how to find us. (Please note the change of time from 7.30 pm in previous years.)


Date Event Speaker
18 September 2018 Exploring your First World War Family History Ken Nisbet
16 October 2018 The History of Riddles Court Elizabeth Bryant
20 November 2018 Disease, death and burial in post medieval Leith Richard Newman
11 December 2018 Christmas Party, Bridgescapes Bruce Keith


Date Event Speaker
15 January 2019 The work of the Citizen Curator Duncan Bremner
19 February 2019 Greyfriars Churchyard Fraser Paterson
19 March 2019 Old Edinburgh and Leith Trams Kenneth Williamson
16 April 2019 Enlightened Golfers Jim Scanlon
21 May 2019 AGM