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Photo of a Viking warship in the centre of a crowd of people holding flaming torches.

January may be almost over, but there are still plenty of events to get involved in over the next few days. Check out our top picks for the month, below:

Conversations with magic stones
24 January – Edinburgh
Feeling the January chill? Then warm up inside Edinburgh University’s School of History, Classics and Archaeology and enjoy their first archaeology research seminar of the year!

SSAS Conference: Scotland’s Diverse Past
26 and 27 January – Edinburgh
The second annual Scottish Student Archaeology Society conference is coming to the capital! Come along to see a wide range of speakers engaging with 2019’s theme of ‘Scotland’s Diverse Past’.

Up Helly Aa
29 January – Shetland
Every year, Shetlanders mark the end of the midwinter Yule season by celebrating their Norse and Viking past in a spectacular torch-lit event. Not to be missed!

Visit the Dig It! website to find even more archaeology events near you.