Scotland's Towns Week: 18 - 24 November 2019

Scotland's Towns Week is the annual celebration of the nation's towns and city districts as well as all those organisations and individuals who support Scotland’s places. Please see below for what’s on and how to get involved this year!

Coordinated by Scotland’s Towns Partnership and Scotland’s Improvement Districts, Scotland’s Towns Week is a great chance to collaborate, share best practice, interests and opportunities, and ultimately to help bring life, vitality and vibrancy back into our town centres.


What’s On


There’s lots happening during Scotland’s Towns Week – see below! In addition, STP will be promoting any and all local initiatives to support towns and improvement districts via our social media channels: please share these via Twitter @ScotlandsTowns or to 

Scotland's Towns Week: 18th - 24th November 2019

Monday 18th

·       Launch of Scotland’s Towns Week

·       Unveiling of FutureTown Design Competition Shortlist

Tuesday 19th

·       Evening Reception – Scotland’s Towns Conference, Aberdeen

Wednesday 20th

·       Scotland’s Towns Conference, Music Hall, Aberdeen Music Hall

        - FutureTown Design Exhibition and Voting

Thursday 21st

·       Launch of regeneration pledges to wow Kilmarnock. Register here

All Week

·       Carnegie UK Trust – Turnaround Towns Case Studies

·       FutureTown Design Competition Voting

        Oban Winter Festival (15 - 24 November).


How to Get Involved


You are encouraged to get involved in the following ways:

→ Tell STP about and share any events or initiatives happening in your town during 18 - 24 November. Contact

→ Download and display the "Keep it Local" poster. (PDF version here for physical display). 

→ Vote for your favourite innovative idea in the FutureTown Design Competition shortlist.

→ Share our suggested Tweet: “Scotland’s Towns Week is here! Show your support for Scotland’s towns and city districts by tweeting what makes your place special to @ScotlandsTowns. Find out more about how to get involved here: #STW19 #LoveMyTown #ScotlandsTowns”

→ Share photos or news of positive initiatives in your town and tell STP what makes it special. Take part in the conversation on Twitter @ScotlandsTowns, #LoveMyTown and #ScotlandsTowns, or on our Facebook page.  



Supporters of Scotland's Towns Week include:



A Look Back at Scotland's Towns Week 2018

Many thanks to all those who participated in Scotland's Towns Week 2018!

Some of the highlights from last year's Scotland's Towns Week included: 

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