Theatre of Remembrance

Theatre of Remembrance

In September 2018, the Scottish Council on Archives received a National Lottery grant of £9,600.00 for its ‘Theatre of Remembrance’ project. Awarded through the Heritage Lottery Fund’s First World War then and now programme, the project focused on using material held by local archives to create dramatic performances, bringing to …


Opening Up Scotland’s Archives

Opening Up Scotland’s Archives

Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund’s Skills for the Future programme, Opening Up Scotland’s Archives aimed to improve skills and develop the Scottish archives sector. In partnership with archives across Scotland, between 2014 and 2017 we co-ordinated 18 paid, work-based traineeships. Trainees spent a year working in high profile collections, …


Public Records Scotland Act (PRSA)

Public Records Scotland Act (PRSA)

SCA actively works to support the implementation of the Public Records (Scotland) Act 2011. The Act raises the profile of records management across the public sector in Scotland and will introduce improvements and efficiencies in public record keeping. As well as increasing business efficiency, good records management helps authorities meet …


The Edible Archive

The Edible Archive

In 2015, as Scotland marked the Year of Food and Drink, SCA explored the many recipes and food related items in the nation’s collections. What we eat is a reflection of individual preferences, family relationships and our national history and culture. To learn more about Scotland’s fascinating food history, explore …