Archaeology Scotland

Archaeology Scotland
Suite 1a, Stuart House Eskmills, Station Road
Musselburgh
East Lothian
EH21 7PB
Scotland

Website

www.archaeologyscotland.org.uk

E-mail

info@archaeologyscotland.org.uk

Telephone

08458723333

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Archaeology Scotland is a key centre for community archaeology in Scotland. We are a voluntary membership organisation that works to secure the archaeological heritage of Scotland for its people through education, promotion and support. We bring together those for whom archaeology is an interest, an active pastime or a career, support local archaeological action and initiatives and provide a comprehensive information service to all.

Venue Type:

Campaign or initiative, Association or society

Opening hours

Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm

Admission charges

All events for Scottish Archaeology Month are free to the public

Additional info

Toilets

Collection details

Archaeology

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
photograph of shipwreck

Course in Foreshore and Underwater Archaeology

  • 15 — 17 August 2014

This three day course offers the chance to learn more about the practices and principles of maritime archaeology. It is aimed at both divers and non-divers, people working in the fishing industry, researchers, students, and others interested in heritage.

The course will include a practical element open to both divers and non-divers, involving the completion of a survey of a site at the Churchill Barriers. In this participants will directly contribute to the ongoing monitoring of wartime remains in Scapa Flow.

Suitable for

  • 18+

Admission

To reserve a place on this course please contact annalisa.christie@uhi.ac.uk, +44 (0)1856 569 223. £195.00 per person.

Website

http://www.archaeologyscotland.org.uk/events/introduction-and-part-1-certificate-foreshore-and-underwater-archaeology-0

photograph of walking boots on a cairn

Trek Through Time on the John Muir Way

  • 27 September 2014 10am-3:30pm

Join us for an archaeologist led sponsored walk through the beautiful East Lothian countryside. We will be walking 5 or 10 miles (your choice) from West Barns, Dunbar to East Linton (and back if you want) along the John Muir Way, taking in the WWI and WWII remains, an abandoned racecourse and golf course, visible agriculture improvements, sites of cist burials and roundhouses, the fabulous Preston Mill, historic Prestonkirk and more.

Start at Linkfield car park for John Muir Country Park

Suitable for

  • 18+
  • 16-17

Admission

Registration for the walk is £10 for adults and we hope each participant can raise around £50 to help us continue our valuable work.

Website

http://www.archaeologyscotland.org.uk/events/trek-through-time-john-muir-way

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