Leith Local History Society


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.


Date Event Speaker
17 September 2019 An Emigrant Ship Disaster Trevor Whittley
15 October 2019 Fortifications of the Forth in World War I Dr Gordon Barclay
19 November 2019 Enlightened Golfers Jim Scanlon
10 December 2019 Behind the Walls, followed by Christmas Party Tim Bell


Date Event Speaker
21 January 2020 The Wagonway Project Ed Bethune
18 February 2020 Leith Fort Cannons (Conservation, cleaning, coating and caring) Natalie Mitchell, AOC Archaeology Group
17 March 2020 Railways in Edinburgh and Leith Kenneth Williamson
21 April 2020 Bygone Days Ian Rintoul
19 May 2020 AGM, Speaker to be arranged