Access over 500 hours of film about the heritage of Scotland free of charge during this Lockdown period. Blog


I write to inform you of our response to the Coronavirus lockdown which is to provide free private access and use of our unique award-winning film archive for Scottish heritage enthusiasts.


24/7 access

As people all over the world are either in lockdown or practicing social distancing, we are making footage from our entire archive available to view free of charge on our You Tube channel.

The entire 500-hour film archive is in digital format and makes this easy for us to facilitate. This contemporary 24/7 approach allows us to make authentic Scottish heritage assets available to all those who are interested in Scottish culture and heritage.


Highly acclaimed archive

This award winning, internationally distributed, entertaining, factual, highly acclaimed and validated educational archive allows viewers to walk in their Scottish ancestors’ footsteps. Listen to the Scots language featuring the Doric dialect of Aberdeenshire.


How to access

To access the clip descriptors copy the URL to your browser or ctrl+click on:


Save to your device, open in your PDF reader and search using your own key words. You can then request, via email, particular clips, you wish to see from our entire clip listing (quote the clip number and clip name). Your name can be included on the clip (if indicated to us) which will provide you with an element of interaction with the archive.


Your choice of clip

We will then edit and place requested clips on our You Tube channel for all to view free of charge.

To access the clips copy the URL to your browser or ctrl+click on;     where you will find at the moment over 70 minutes of footage.


Make heritage available as usual

The clips will virtually allow viewers to experience what heritage museums, galleries, visitor attractions, social health and wellbeing, educational, and ancestral tourism providers used to offer us all. So, feel free to distribute this email to whoever you wish so that they too can benefit from this state-of-the-art Scottish heritage experience.

Keep safe and I look forward to receiving your requests by email.