September Archaeology Events

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People using a light to look at a grave stone

September is crammed with a dizzying amount of activities, so we’ve selected six to help get you started: 

Clachtoll Broch Tours
Until 25 September – Highlands
Join the Broch Liason Officer for a weekly tour or contact the team to get involved with this exiting excavation

The Big Dig – Cockenzie Harbour
1 to 10 September – East Lothian
Head to the harbour to help uncover history by digging and cleaning finds or enjoy storytelling and ‘living history’ salt-making at the Big Dig HQ

Treasured Remains: Graveyard Detectives
9 September – Lanarkshire
Create your own graveyard-inspired artwork at the launch event for Treasured Remainsa project which will be celebrating these fascinating sites

9 SeptemberFalkirk
Celebrate Scotland’s equine heritage by stepping into our Green Screen Photo Booth or digging up a horse skeleton with the Young Archaeologists’ Club

Burning the Circle
23 September North Ayrshire
Explore ancient technologies and crafts before witnessing a prehistory-inspired performance on Arran – with a fiery finale!

Murder at the Museum – Explorathon ’17
29 September – Edinburgh
Test your forensic reconstruction skills and learn about the lethal links between poison and herbalism as part of this international event

Visit our Events page to find even more activities near you!

This story originally appeared in our September 2017 e-newsletter. To sign up, visit the Contact Us page.

Image: Treasured Remains – Clyde and Avon Valley Landscape Partnership