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Heritage in Action days at Highland Folk Museum ...

20 July 2018

Highland Folk Museum's Heritage in Action Days return for 2017 this summer. On the 6, 13, 20, 27 July and 3 & 10 August you can enjoy demonstrations across the site of traditional skills, from spinning and weaving to cooking, waulking the cloth, pole lathe and lots more!

Township – Visitors to the township can see a range of traditional crafts including weaving, spinning, pole lathe and basket making.

Croft – In our 1930’s Croft visitors can see traditional cooking and rope-making

Highland Heavyweight – Demonstrating a range of equipment and telling you a little bit of the history of the Highland Games in the area.

Am Fasgadh – Special store tours are available for visitors each day by our specially trained team of volunteers.

More information will appear on Highland Folk Museum's website as it becomes available.

On 20th July:

Join us on the 20th July when you can see:

Rope making in the Croft – just don’t get in a twist!

Waulking Group, in the church or on the picnic area (weather dependant).

Highland Heavyweights Demo with Rob Ritchie and John Duncan Macleod on our Shinty Pitch

Coracles on the Sawmill Pond, hear about how they are made and have a go!

Cooking / Weaving in the Township, meet the inhabitants from the 1700s.

Lochanhully House – have a go at rag rugging, see how families lived in the 1950s.

Highland Cottage – step back in time to the mid 1800s.


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Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH), The Goods Shed, The Old Station, Strathpeffer, Ross-Shire, Scotland IV14 9DH
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