The Scottish Local History Forum is the umbrella organisation for all individuals, both amateur and professionals, and organisations interested in the discovery, use and exploitation of local history in Scotland. It publishes an informative journal, Scottish Local History, three times a year, with articles of local history research, book reviews and news. It organises an annual conference in the autumn and other occasional conferences. It campaigns on behalf of local history, edits occasional reference works, and generally keeps those involved in local history in touch with Scottish activities. Membership is available to individuals or organisations. Members receive copies of the journal and individual members can attend the conference at a discounted rate.

The categories of membership are :

Submission of articles for future journals on any aspect of Scottish local history are welcomed, and should be sent to The Adminisrator, Scottish Local History Forum, Box 103, 12 South Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1DD.

Further details of the organisation can be found by visiting the website at