We are into the last week of the excavations at the Burn of Swartigill in Caithness, and we have achieved all our key objectives for this season.
Last Friday and Saturday, June 29 and 30, 2018, archaeologists from the University of the Highlands Archaeology Institute teamed up with members of the Blide Trust to learn more about the history of 54 Victoria Street, Kirkwall – the organisation’s 18th Century headquarters.
The University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute have been working at Skaill since 2015 exploring the Viking, Norse and post-medieval archaeology on the Westness Estate, Rousay, and this year the dig recommences on Monday, July 9.
Orkney Blide Trust in partnership with Orkney College UHI and the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) Archaeology Institute are embarking on a joint project to find out more about the history of 54 Victoria Street, Kirkwall, the 18th Century house where the Blide Trust is based.
The University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute is celebrating the success of the Mapping Magnus community archaeology excavations in Palace Village, Birsay, Orkney.
The dynamic story of Stromness’ many piers, collected during the project through stories, drawings, photographs and artefacts, will be exhibited in the entrance porch of Stromness Museum from Saturday, November 4, to December 31, 2017.
Over the past couple of weeks, the University of the Highlands and Islands team at the Mapping Magnus excavation have involved local school children in the exciting excavations at Palace Village, Birsay, Orkney.
The team from the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute and local community volunteers are now beginning to bring the Mapping Magnus dig in Palace Village to a close.