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Online Talk: Friends & Foes: The intertwined lives of Lord Lovat and Duncan Forbes ...

29 August 2022


Starts: 19:00

Friends & Foes: The intertwined lives of Lord Lovat and Duncan Forbes

Online talk organised by HIghland Archive Service. Bookings via Eventbrite

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1747 saw the deaths of two prominent Highland figures - one on the scaffold and the other of 'heartbreak'. Simon Fraser, Lord Lovat, and Duncan Forbes of Culloden were key figures of 18th C events in Scotland - central to the story of Jacobite Risings and at the heart of many of the 18th centuries tumultuous events.

Join us to mark the 275th anniversary of their deaths and hear their interlinked stories.

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Dig: Swartigill [Caithness] ...

29 August 2022

The dig of an early Iron Age site at Swartigill, Caithness returns this year, organised by ORCA (Orkney Resarch Centre for Archaeology and Yarrows Heritage Trust.

Further information from  https://www.yarrowsheritagetrust.co.uk/kids-corner. If you're interested in participating, contact: heritage@yarrowsheritagetrust.co.uk or 01955 651387

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