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Evcavations at Coultorsay, Islay

We believe in communicating the results of our archaeological fieldwork to as wide an audience as possible. Archaeological excavation is not an end in itself but merely the recovery of material evidence of past activity that then requires analysis and dissemination. When we discover new information about the past, we consider it extremely important to share this so that people can better understand the past. One of the ways we do this is through publication. Another way is through providing illustrated lectures for a variety of local and national heritage groups and conferences. Our staff thus contribute to the better understanding of prehistoric, medieval, post-medieval, industrial and battlefield archaeology of Scotland.

Forthcoming Lectures:

  • 27 May 2017 - Neolithic Halls, Bronze Age roundhouses and a late Bronze Age hoard at Carnoustie (Alan Hunter Blair), ARP 2017 Conference, National Museums of Scotland, Edinburgh
  • 24 June 2017 - Osteoarchaeology (Maureen Kilpatrick), MUSA Young Archaeologists at the Museum of the University of St Andrews, Fife
  • September 2017 – The Lost Dark Age Kingdom of Rheged (Ronan Toolis), Wigtown Book Festival, Dumfries & Galloway
  • 19 October 2017 - The battle of Killiecrankie (Maureen Kilpatrick), Dunning Parish Historical Society, Dunning, Perth & Kinross
  • 16 November 2017 – Excavations at Wilkhouse (Warren Bailie), Clyne Heritage Society, Brora, Sutherland
  • 17 November 2017 - Ben Lawers Historic Landscape Project (John Atkinson), Breadalbane Heritage Society, Aberfeldy, Perth & Kinross
  • 8 March 2018 – Neolithic and Bronze Age Finds from Carnoustie (Alan Hunter Blair), Renfrewshire Local History Forum, Paisley
  • 20 March 2018 – Archaeology, Carnoustie (Alan Hunter Blair), Carmyllie Heritage Society, Angus