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Genealogy Events
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This page gives detail of events which may be of interest to members who are interested in Genealogical research.
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RootsTech 2017
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Members in North America may be interested in the RootsTech Family History and Technology Conference which takes place between 8th and 11th February 2017 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

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Please click here to visit the comprehensive RootsTech website, which gives full details of all the break out events and the exhibitors in the Expo Hall. Various sessions will be streamed live on the RootsTech website and available to view for a short time after the event.

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Added 27/01/2017


Who do you think you are? - Live 2017                           !! New !!

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The "Who Do You Think You Are? Live" 2017 event will take place in Birmingham, UK between 6th and 8th April 2017. There was a discount of almost 40% on tickets purchased before 22nd November 2016.

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The Society of Genealogists are organising a series of workshops in three different theatres throughout the event - details of these have now been published and can be viewed by clicking here.

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Updated 27/01/2017   


Fife Family & Local History Fair                                              

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The 2016 Fife Family History and Local History Fair organised by the Fife Family History Society will be held on Saturday 8th October 2016 at the Carnegie Conference Centre in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland.

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In previous years the event has focused on Family History.  However for 2016 its scope has been widened to include coverage of Local History in general.

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The Fair will include a series of talks from key speakers on a range of subjects, and a fair with stalls run by a number of family history societies and local history groups.

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For further information please click here.

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RootsTech 2016

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Members in North America may be interested in the RootsTech Family History and Technology Conference which takes place between 3rd and 6th February 2016 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Last year the conference was attended by some 23000 people from across the US and the world.

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Please click here to visit the comprehensive RootsTech website, which gives full details of all the events and the exhibitors in the Expo Hall. Various sessions will be streamed live on the RootsTech website and available as recordings after the event.  

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Added 30/01/2016


Who do you think you are? - Live 2016 - Flash Sale

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The "Who Do You Think You Are? Live" 2016 event will take place in Birmingham, UK between 7th and 9th April 2016. It has been announced that there will be a "10 Hour Flash Sale" of discounted tickets for the event on Tuesday 10th November 2015. Tickets that usually cost £22 on the door or £18 in advance will be on offer at just £10 plus a small handling charge.

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Please click here to view the poster.

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Added 06/11/2015


Family History Exhibition in Birmingham

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The "Who Do You Think You Are? Live" event will take place at the NEC Birmingham, UK between 16th and 18th April 2015. As usual there will presentations by celebrities, lectures, workshops and an exhibition. Please click here for further information.

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The event will incorporate the Society of Genealogist's Family History Show 2015.

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Who do you think you are? in Scotland 

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It has been announced that as part of the Year of the Homecoming 2014, the "Who do you think you are?" live event will be coming to Scotland. The show will take place at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre in Glasgow between 29th and 31st August 2014.

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There will be free workshops, a celebrity theatre and specialist exhibitors.

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Please click here for further information.

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Tayroots Family History Day 2014

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The Tayroots Family & Local History Day will be held at the Webster Memorial Theatre, 64 High Street, Arbroath, DD11 1AW on Sunday 6 April. There will be a series of talks and experts will be on hand to give help and advice. Clansfolk may be be particularly interested in a lecture entitled "Scottish Clans and Tartans".  

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Please click here for information about the History day. This particular event may be of interest because many of our forebears came from the Angus and Dundee areas.

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RootsTech 2014
                                                                          

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The RootsTech Family History and Technology Conference takes place between 6th and 8th February 2013 at the at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

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Please click here to visit the comprehensive Rootstech website which gives full details of all the events and the exhibitors in the Expo Hall.

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Family History Exhibition in London                            

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The "Who Do You Think You Are" Live event will take place at Olympia, London,  between 22nd and 24th February 2014. There will presentations by celebrities, lectures, workshops and an exhibition. Please click here for further information. 

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The event will incorporate the Society of Genealogist's Family History Show 2014.

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SAFHS Anniversary Conference 2014                             

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The 25th Annual Conference and Family History Fair of the Scottish Association of Family History Societies (SAFHS) will take place in Scotland’s ancient capital, Dunfermline, on Saturday 26th April 2014, from 9:30am to 4:45pm. The venue will be the Carnegie Conference Centre, Halbeath Road, Dunfermline, Fife, KY11 8DY.

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The theme for the conference will be "A Matter of Life and Death". The event forms part of Homecoming Scotland 2014.

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For full details of all the talks and exhibitors please click here.

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Tayroots Family History Day

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This Family History Day was held at the historic Brechin Mechanics' Institute, St Mary Street, Brechin, Scotland on Friday 13th September 2013. The event formed part of Angus Heritage Week 2013. There was a programme of talks and workshops throughout the day, as well as a number of experts and organisations on hand throughout the day to offer help and advice.

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Please click here for information about the History day or here for more about the Heritage Week. This particular event may be of interest because many of our forebears came from the Angus and Dundee areas.  

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Updated 04/01/2014  


SAFHS Conference and Family History Fair

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The Annual Conference and Fair of the Scottish Association of Family History Societies (SAFHS) will take place in Galashiels, Scotland on Saturday 11th May 2013, from 10am to 4pm. The venue is the Scottish Borders Campus in Nether Road Galashiels.

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The theme for the conference will be "Comings and Goings, Migration and Scotland".

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For full details of all the talks and exhibitors please click here.

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RootsTech 2013

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The RootsTech Family History and Technology Conference takes place between 21st and 23rd March 2013 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

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Please click here to visit the comprehensive Rootstech website which gives full details of all the events and the exhibitors in the Expo Hall. We can advise that there will be stands dedicated to research in Scotland - for example the ScotlandsPeople Team can be found on stand 307.

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Family History Exhibition in London

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"Who Do You Think You Are" Live took place at London, Olympia between 22nd and 24th February 2011. The event is being advertised as "The biggest family history event...In the world!". Please click here for further information.

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The event incorporated the Society of Genealogist's Family History Show 2013.

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Updated 15/03/2013

 

If you know of an event that may be of interest to other members please send details to the Sennachie or the Webmaster. Thank You.
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