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The Highland Archaeology Festival was launched this week. Starting on the 1st October there will be events and activities for all ages happening across the Highlands.

A new initiative – The Museum Passport Object Trail – is encouraging visitors to look for mystery objects in. Step into the past with Highland Archaeology Fortnight 30th September - 15th October Programmes for the 13 th annual Highland Archaeology Fortnight are hot off the press this week and the event’s organisers are urging archaeology followers to get their copies now.

The two week event takes place between Saturday 30 th September - Sunday 15 th October, with a diverse range of The Highland Archaeology Festival launched this week, bigger and better than ever.

There are loads of events, talks, and workshops happening over the fortnight including the new Museum Object Trail. We will be taking part alongside 30 other museums and heritage centres. Find out more here: Highland Archaeology Festival Object Trail. Reading Lunch: Thursday 30th November To celebrate positive reading habits during Book Week Scotland, Scottish Book Trust are encouraging children, young people and adults alike to share their love for reading on our national day, St Andrew’s Day, on the 30th of November through having a Reading Lunch.

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This new book includes 10 articles which explore some of the diverse recent projects that we has been involved with.

These range from large scale funded excavations through to group surveys and small scale research projects. I founded the company on leaving the Highland Council in I retired on 1 April and sold the business to Pete Higgins.

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The New NOSAS Publication - A Year of Highland Archaeology In August we proudly announce the publication of our latest book, entitled A Year of Highland Archaeology: A Collection of the Projects and Activities of the North of Scotland Archaeological new book includes 10 articles which explore some of the diverse and important recent projects that NOSAS has been involved with.

To start our second week of posts on the parish of Kilmuir Easter, we have two images relating to invitations to tender for road improvements in the area. The first is an extract from the County of Ross & Cromarty Third District Roads Committee Minute Book (CRC/2/6/1) dated 27th April   The Vikings are coming.

- Viking event. Coronavirus. COVID Free Helpline To book a place and get more details telephone: Highland Archaeology Festival is a two week programme of over one hundred events which celebrate the archaeology, history, landscape and culture of the Highlands.

As Scotland's parliament begins to get into its stride,one issue above all unites its members and parties:the issue of land reform in the reform is one that the Highlands-and Scotland-have waited many a year to witness. Yet land reform is nothing new in the north of is a tradition that goes back two centuries,running fron the terrible aftermath of Culloden and the.

A Year of Highland Archaeology is published by Bassman Books and priced at £ It is available now via the Nosas website, Amazon and in selected book shops. Tags. In the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeologywe celebrate the richness of Scotland's intriguing history, impressive cultural heritage and fascinating archaeology at exciting experiences and events.

To celebrate, Education Scotland have launched a Creative Writing competition at the Scottish Learning Festival on 20 September.

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The project, ‘Lost Inverlael, Finding Balblair’ will be led by Ullapool Museum, supported by a grant of £68, from Historic Environment Scotland alongside funding from Forestry and Land Scotland. I read this at a time when I was going Scottish Country Dancing at least five times a week.

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Welcome to Highland Archaeology Festival Fàilte gu Fèis Arc-eòlais na Gàidhealtachd I am pleased to introduce the programme for this year’s Highland Archaeology Festival which showcases Highland’s historic environment. Since its outset ina key aim of the event.

Welcome to Highland Archaeology Festival Fàilte gu Fèis Àrc-eòlais na gàidhealtachd This year’s two-week programme runs from Saturday 29 September - Sunday Kilts, scotch and the Highlands, these are the first things that come to mind when I think of Scotland.

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The theme is Highland Archaeology: celebrating archaeology, history and heritage. Short-listed entries will form a travelling exhibition to be shown during the festival and beyond and the prizes are not bad either. Capture a moment of Highland archaeology, history or.

Archaeology Scotland Offices CLOSED AS offices will be closed due to the Corona Virus - as a pre-caution for the foreseeable future. No members of staff have become ill but working with communties, day in and day out, our staff are at high risk and we do not want to spread any virus.

The festival is provided by the Highland Council and runs over two weeks each October to celebrate the heritage of the Highlands from earliest settlers to modern times, below ground and above.

Whether you are a seasoned archaeologist or a complete beginner, the festival will let you explore an amazing range of places and collections. After that, back to marking up HTML for RARFA. I do a lot of other things in my job, even if these posts make it seem like I do a lot of the same thing, the days of archaeology have been Fridays, and Fridays are usually my head-down-coffee-on-tap-techy-days!This week for example, I think about 60% of my time has been spent on various regional archaeological research frameworks – costing them.

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Although he started his career excavating 1,year-old sites in Missouri, today Smith uncovers long-curated collections scattered in the massive archived Author: Regina Nuzzo.On Saturday 21 April the ARCH-hosted community archaeology festival 'Taking Part in the Past' took place in Dingwall Academy.

And what a great day it was! There were a host of talks, workshops and activities and stalls from heritage and craftworkers from across the Highlands.

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