Leith Local History Society


Our programme for 2106 – 2017 is set out below. The meetings are all on Tuesdays, and take place in the Leith Community Education Centre in the New Kirkgate — here is how to find us.


Date Event Speaker
20 September 2016 Railways of Leith Archie Foley
16 October 2016 Fisher Lassies Simon Fairnie
15 November 2016 Dazzle Ships Helena Barrett
13 December 2016 Workers at Custom House (and Christmas Party) Russell Clegg


Date Event Speaker
17 January 2017 Old Trades and Professions Richard Torrance
21 February 2017 Settlements of the Forth Ian MacDonald
21 March 2017 Riddles Court Gavin Watt
18 April 2017 Customs & Excise in Leith in the 18th & early 19th century Dr Eric Graham
17 May 2017 AGM