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Ring of Brodgar HES walk

Ring of Brodgar Walk | 2018-19

Brodgar Carpark, B9055, Stromness KW16 3JZ

Thursday 04 October - Thursday 28 March

Guided walk around Scotland’s largest stone circle which forms part of the Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site! This…

Pictish silver-gilt penannular brooch with animal-head terminals, from St Ninian's Isle, Shetland, 8th century AD

Scotland’s Early Silver | 2018-19

Duff House, Banff, AB45 3XZ

Wednesday 24 October - Sunday 17 March

Featuring spectacular objects dating from AD75 to AD1000, and supported by The Glenmorangie Research Project on Early Medieval Scotland, Scotland’s…

Brick City | 2018-19

Blackness Castle, Blackness, Linlithgow, West Lothian, EH49 7NH

Tuesday 11 December - Sunday 24 March

Visit Blackness Castle and see the exhibition Brick City, which showcase LEGO® versions of iconic buildings from all over the world,…

Pictish skull, forensic recreation

Links With The Past | 2018-19

McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum Albert Square Meadowside Dundee DD1 1DA

Wednesday 12 December - Saturday 30 March

1,500 years ago, a Pictish man was buried at Lundin Links long cist cemetery near Largo in Fife. A partnership…

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Archaeology research seminars | 2019

The University of Edinburgh, Meadows Lecture Theatre, Doorway 4, William Robertson Wing, Teviot Place

Thursday 24 January - Thursday 28 March

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh have launched their programme for this semester’s Archaeology…

Leonardo Da Vinci's design for a catapult.

Dealing in Death and Destruction: Leonardo’s Weapons | 2018

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AG

Thursday 21 February @ 2:00pm - Thursday 21 February @ 2:15pm

Elaborate and ingenious war machines and formidable weapons frequently appear in the sketchbooks of Italian Renaissance polymath Leonardo Da Vinci. …

Photo of a sketch by Leonardo Da Vinci of a pyramind shaped wooden siege engine with a platform leading over a wall.

Leonardo Da Vinci and the Origin of Siege Engines | 2019

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AG

Tuesday 16 April @ 2:00pm - Tuesday 16 April @ 3:00pm

Join Dr David Nicolle, an internationally-renowned expert on warfare, for an exclusive talk on the earliest war machines. He is author…

The ruined squat stone houses of St Kilda on the side of a green mountain as represented in cubic form in Minecraft.

St Kilda’s Secrets: A Minecraft Adventure | 2019

Hawthornden Court, National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1JF

Thursday 18 April @ 10:00am - Thursday 18 April @ 5:00pm

Unlock St Kilda’s secrets for the first time in Minecraft! On World Heritage Day, explore one of Scotland’s Six World…

Photo of the row of stone crofter's houses on St Kilda with the sunset in the background, as represented in cubic form in Minecraft.

Launching St Kilda’s Secrets | 2019

Auditorium , National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1JF

Thursday 18 April @ 11:00am - Thursday 18 April @ 12:00pm

Want to journey to the edge of the world? Now you can in the world of Minecraft! Be among the…

Photo of a ruined castle to the right of the image, next to a loch with a cloudy sky.

Tarbert Castle Dig | 2019

Royal Castle of Tarbert, Tarbert, PA29 6UD

Sunday 12 May - Thursday 27 June

Fancy digging at a castle that has hosted Robert the Bruce and James IV? Tarbert Castle Trust is currently seeking digging…

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