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Year of Young People 2018

Monday 01 January - Monday 31 December

Year of Young People 2018 is an opportunity to celebrate the amazing young personalities, talents, and achievers that make up…


Haddington 700 | 2018

Haddington, East Lothian

Monday 01 January - Monday 31 December

2018 will mark 700 years since the Bruce Charter – the oldest document in East Lothian Archives. While we know…

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Finding our Past | 2018 to 2019

Dumfries Museum, The Observatory, Rotchell Road, Dumfries, DG2 7SW

Tuesday 06 February - Tuesday 01 January

From prehistoric axe heads to a post medieval gold ring, this foyer exhibition showcases recent archaeological finds made in our…

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Ring of Brodgar Walk | 2018

Ring of Brodgar, B9055, Stromness, KW16

Thursday 22 February - Thursday 27 September

Explore the area around the Ring of Brodgar during a weekly guided walk with a ranger and discover the special…

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Kinneil House Tours | 2018

Kinneil Estate, Bo'ness, Falkirk, EH51 0PR

Saturday 24 March - Sunday 28 October

This historic home of the Dukes of Hamilton dates back to the 15th and 16th centuries and will be open on selected…

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Kilmartin Museum, Kilmartin, Lochgilphead, PA31 8RQ

Wednesday 04 April - Wednesday 31 October

Discover what makes the ancient landscape of Kilmartin Glen so unique by joining our knowledgeable volunteer guides on a guided…

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Wemyss Caves Guided Tours | 2018

East Wemyss Primary School, School Wynd, East Wemyss, KY1 4RN

Sunday 08 April - Friday 28 September

The Wemyss Caves are a nationally important heritage site under threat from coastal erosion, structural instability and vandalism. The caves…

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Orkney Excavations | 2018


Monday 18 June - Wednesday 22 August

Thanks to the UHI Archaeology Institute, there are seven sites open in Orkney alone, with further exciting community projects planned…

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Vikings: Fearsome Craftsmen | 2018

Perth Museum and Art Gallery, 78 George St, Perth, PH1 5LB

Saturday 07 July - Sunday 23 September

Uncover the true spirit of the Viking age We know the Vikings as ferocious seagoing warriors – but this is…

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Dunbeath Broch Project 2018


Monday 20 August - Sunday 09 September

Dunbeath Broch Project: Introductory Talk, Monday 20th August, Dunbeath Heritage Centre Location: Dunbeath Heritage Centre, The Old School, Dunbeath, Caithness,…

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Waggonway Big Dig 2018

West Harbour Road, Cockenzie, East Lothian, EH32 0HX

Saturday 01 September @ 10:00am - Saturday 08 September @ 4:00pm

Led by the 1722 Waggonway Heritage Group, come and try your hand at archaeology as we continue our investigation of…

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Blackhill Archaeology Site – Volunteering | 2018

Blackhill, Glasgow

Wednesday 05 September @ 10:00am - Wednesday 05 September @ 2:30pm

Join Clydesdale Community Initiatives and Northlight Heritage at the Blackhill archaeology site cutting back vegetation that is putting the excavation…

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Roman Invaders in the Solway | 2018

Annan Museum, Bank Street, Annan, DG12 6AA

Saturday 08 September - Wednesday 31 October

The story of the Priestside anchor and the ships that carried Roman invaders to our shores 2000 years ago. We…

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Picts in the Park: Living History Fair | 2018

Dunkeld, PH8 0HX

Sunday 09 September @ 11:00am - Sunday 09 September @ 5:00pm

Join Perth and Kinross Heritage Trust and the Dunkeld and Birnam Historical Society in celebrating King’s Seat hillfort by Dunkeld….

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Big Roman Week | 2018


Saturday 15 September - Sunday 23 September

The Big Roman Week will deliver heritage events right across the Falkirk Council area – at the eastern end of…

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Archaeology Day | 2018

Holyrood Park, Queen's Drive, Edinburgh EH8 8HG

Saturday 15 September @ 11:00am - Saturday 15 September @ 4:00pm

Discover what life was like in the Iron Age by meeting characters from the past and trying your hand at…

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Highland Archaeology Festival 2018


Saturday 29 September - Friday 19 October

The festival is provided by the Highland Council and runs over two weeks each October to celebrate the heritage of…

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The Scottish Crannog Centre, Kenmore, Loch Tay, Aberfeldy, PH15 2HY

Sunday 14 October @ 10:00am

Wood & Smoke – Getting Ready for Winter Preparing for winter has always been important. The ancient loch dwellers would…

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The Scottish Crannog Centre, Kenmore, Loch Tay, Aberfeldy PH15 2HY

Wednesday 31 October @ 7:00pm - Wednesday 31 October @ 9:30pm

Our ever popular Celtic Samhain ends our line up of 2018 events. This very special and unique way of celebrating…

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