Highland Archaeology Festival brochure is now out!

05 September 2016

The Highland Archaeology Festival brochure is now out, featuring over 80 events, a Museum artefact trail, exhibitions, a special workshop afternoon, the annual conference and much more. This year there is a HAF website which has events listings and downloadable brochures and documents - and a way to pay for the conference online.

ARCH will be offering 8 events this festival - see the brochure or the ARCH events calendar for details:

  • 1st Oct: A stall about querns at the Strathnairn Agricultural Vintage Rally & Display
  • 4th Oct: Kiltearn Walk exploring Kiltearn old kirk and remains along the shore
  • 8th Oct: Invergordon in World War II. Launch of the exhibition created by participants on the project exploring Invergordon WWII, followed by a walk looking at wartime remains.
  • 9th Oct: An Archaeological Pub Quiz in Dingwall. Bring a team or get joined to one there.
  • 10th Oct: Strathpeffer Station Walk. Explore part of the branch line to Strathpeffer, and the archive created by participants on the recent course run by ARCH for Highland Museum of Childhood.
  • 11th Oct: Archives for Archaeological Research workshop held at Highland Archive Centre in Inverness.
  • 14th Oct: At the special workshop afternoon, Susan Kruse of ARCH will run a workshop about the Historic Environment Record and Roland Spencer-Jones for ARCH and NoSAS will run one on using GPS for recording sites.
  • 15th/16th Oct: ARCH will have a display at the conference. On the Sunday, Susan will close the conference with a tlak about Invergordon during the wars: recording wartime remains.

ARCH has been organising the festival on behalf of Highland Council - and we welcome any comments and feedback!

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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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