Arch Courses

The strands of ARCH's work

ARCH is involved in a number of heritage projects in the Highlands. Currently the following projects are underway:

Invergordon in World War II

Kiltearn Old Kirk

And we've also completed:

Stop, Look and Listen, comprising   
  Community Timelines

  Pathways into the Past
  Heritage along the Kyle Line     
  Display the Past     
  Delve into the Past     
  Living in the Past

Black Isle Heritage Memories

Remembering Strathpeffer

Picture the Past Dornoch to Tain

Evanton Wartime Remains

Telford in the Kyle of Sutherland

Telford in Badenoch & Strathspey

Telford on the Sleat Peninsula of Skye

Invergordon in World War I

Short courses funded by High Life Highland:

Ancient Craft Textile  Workshops
Picturing Archaeology
Ardersier Heritage 
 Hilton Heritage
Bronze Age Metalwork in the Moray Firth
On-Line Heritage Explorations

Short courses funded by Historic Scotland/ Historic Environment Scotland:

Historic Map Workshops
Exploring Telford Archives
Open-source GIS workshops

ARCH has also supplied courses and workshops for a number of organisations including Tain Civic Trust, Moniack Mhor, the Workers' Educational Association, the Woodlands Trust and the Waterways Trust.

Knockbain Heritage (for Knockbain Community Council)

Feats of Clay (for North Kessock & District Local History Society)

Exploring Strathpeffer Station  (for Highland Museum of Childhood)

and we've participated on some joint ventures including:

Home Front Legacy Training

Looking ahead, let us know what you think


ARCH insight-onsite tourWe're always planning ahead and welcome new ideas and suggestions, so if there is something that you think would make a good course or project, do please get in touch.

Currently ARCH is fundraising for:

Highland Querns on in the Moray Firth
A project to record hand querns from Badenoch & Strathspey to Caithness.

Experimental Archaeology
Workshops and Demonstrations of ancient craft technologies linked to creating educational resources.

ARCH also works with other groups in collaboration, and again, if you think ARCH could assist your group, do contact us.

ARCH also runs periodic site tours (our Insite / On Site programme) and has a regular lecture series.



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