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Discovery and Excavation in Scotland

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December 2014 Newsletter

Are you interested in sites and monuments in your area? ‘From the Ground Up’ will be holding workshops in mid-January and most of February for community groups interested in recording activities through the new online reporting form for Discovery and Excavation in Scotland (DES).  
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Festive Fashion with Dig It! 2015

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December 2014 Newsletter

They’re back! The Dig It! 2015 shirts made an appearance earlier this year at Castle Law, Forgandenny at the SERF excavations on a very misty day, courtesy of Tessa Poller and the SERF blog. The other photo on the right is proof that the shirts have also travelled to St Kilda! This one was taken as RCAHMS was conducting a survey of some of the blackhouses. And yes, that is a sneaky snowman.  Read More

Want to be an Archaeologist?

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November 2014 Newsletter

Would you like to help reveal Pictish and Viking symbols? Are you able to climb steps and cross uneven terrain? Then Save Wemyss Ancient Caves Society (SWACS) needs your help!   

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Almost There…

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November 2014 Newsletter

We can’t believe that we’re only a few weeks away from 2015! The printed and digital programmes are coming together nicely, and we even received the first draft from our marketing team. You’ll have to wait until January to see the final product though. Don’t you just love the suspense?   

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Dig It! 2015 Recommends

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September 2014 Newsletter

There are so many great archaeology events happening throughout Scotland that it would be impossible to attend all of them. This is why we love video blogs and updates. Lots of organisations are starting to use this feature, such as our friends at Northlight Heritage.   

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Dig It! 2015 is Falling Into Place

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September 2014 Newsletter

September has been another busy month for the team and we wouldn’t have it any other way. It started off with a trip to the Edinburgh International Science Festival offices where we talked about adding an archaeological element.   Read More