Leith Local History Society


Our programme for 2107 – 2018 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
19 September 2017 Disease, death & burial in post medieval Leith Richard Newman
17 October 2017 Burke and Hare revisited John Baxter
21 November 2017 Banishment & Transportation Ken Nisbet
12 December 2017 Newhaven (and Christmas Party) John Dickenson


Date Event Speaker
16 January 2018 Granton History David King
20 February 2018 Broughton through the ages Richard Love and Sandra Purves
20 March 2018 People at work around Edinburgh Peter Stubbs
17 April 2018 An overview of resources with emphasis on Leith Neil Fraser, Historic Environment Scotland
15 May 2018 AGM – speaker to be named nearer the event