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May 2019
Free

Rhind Lectures 2019

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Auditorium, National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh (Use Lothian Street entrance on Friday, Main entrance Saturday and Sunday) Professor David Breeze OBE, BA, PhD, Hon DLitt, FSA, Hon FSA Scot, FRSE, Hon CIfA Hadrian’s Wall: A Study in Archaeological Exploration and Interpretation Hadrian's Wall was written about even when it was still in use as a frontier. Interest continued through the next 1000 years, but it was the spirit of enquiry generated by the Renaissance which led to more focussed study. Once archaeological excavations…

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£20 - £40

Archaeological Research in Progress 2019 – Day Conference

May 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Venue: Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE), 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PQ The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland is managing the event this year (with our partners Archaeology Scotland) and the conference programme includes exciting new research findings and best practice in archaeology covering all periods from across Scotland and beyond. Event sponsored by: Historic Environment Scotland (HES), Forestry & Land Scotland (FLS), AOC Archaeology Group, Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (CIfA), Guard Archaeology, Wessex Archaeology, LUC and SUERC. The full…

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July 2019
£40 - £45

Summer Excursion 2019

July 6 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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SUMMER EXCURSION 2019: Saturday 6th July New Lanark and Biggar Museum Join us for a fascinating tour of this unique 18th century mill village sitting alongside the picturesque River Clyde. Now one of Scotland’s six UNESCO World Heritage Sites, New Lanark was founded in 1786 by David Dale, who built cotton mills and housing for the mill workers.  In partnership with Robert Owen, a Welsh philanthropist and social reformer, New Lanark became a successful business and an early example of…

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