Highland Archaeology Festival News

New events added after the printed brochure went to press:

E76 24 Sept - 6 Oct (excluding 30 Sept). Community Excavation at Clachtoll Broch [SU]

E77 3 October 7:30pm Do you remember this? 60 years of change and events [RC]

E78 5 October 11am-1pm WWII Boom Defence site at Mellon Charles [RC]

E82 5 October 10-11am Jacobite Intrigue & Romance in 1740s Scotland [IN]

E81 5 October 11:30am-12:30pm  Flora MacIver: Looking again at the Jacobites [IN]

E83 5 October 1:30-2:30 Scotland's Early Silver - Transforming Roman pay-offs to Pictish Treasures [IN]

E79 9 October 11am-1pm. Guided Tour of the WWII Battery Rubha nan Sasan, north of Cove [RC]

E80 9 October 2-3pm Simple Heraldry – Cheerfully Illustrated [BS]

E75 13 October 1-4pm The History of Highland Healthcare [IN]

E67a-c 16 October - 18 October Soap Carving the Ballachulish Goddess [LO]


Changes to the published programme:

The following events have been cancelled;

E41: Stories along the NC500 (10th Octobr
E44a & E44b Lithic Lab: Taking a Closer Look (12th October)
E67 Lucky Charms on 15/10/2018 only (the museum is now closed on Monday 15/10/2018):

The following events have had details modified:

E35 - The Walrus Mutterer [SU]. Now titled Sparks will Fly, and includes bronze casting with Julia Cowie. See entry for revised details.

E49 - Stars and Folklore Around the Fire [IN]  - the times are now 8-10pm to ensure it is dark enough to see the stars!

Museum opening times: Glencoe Folk Museum is closed on Mondays

Unforeseen Obstacles:

The closure times of the A82  between Invergarry and Fort Augustus have now been changed:

The road south of Fort Augustus will now close from Sunday September 30 to Friday October 19 between 7pm and 6am, while the road south of Fort Augustus will close from Sunday October 21 to Friday November 2 from 7pm to 6am.



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