Upcoming events: wattle & daub weekend, fieldwork finale and preliminary results

Upcoming events: wattle & daub weekend, fieldwork finale and preliminary results

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Sep 17, 2015

Just a quick post to remind you all about opportunities for involvement in ‘A Window on the Hidden Bronze Age Landscape of Caithness’ in the coming weeks. All of these events are listed on the events page. Wattle & Daub Weekend, Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th September Wattle and daub was used in the construction of […]

Foodie fun, 15th & 16th August 2015

Foodie fun, 15th & 16th August 2015

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Aug 10, 2015

This weekend, Castlehill Heritage Centre will become a haven for foodie fun! Join Melissa and Romain of the School of Ancient Crafts and find out what our Bronze Age ancestors were eating and drinking, how they were cooking their meals, and what other uses they had for the herbs and plants that grew (and still […]

Potty for pottery: participant opinion

Potty for pottery: participant opinion

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Aug 10, 2015

While our blog focusses mostly on the Summer School activities, there is lots more going on – including the recent Prehistoric Pottery Workshop. Here’s what Clive and Laurence Sheppard had to say about their day: “Castlehill Heritage Centre was the venue for the Bronze Age pottery workshop run by expert Graham Taylor of Potted History. […]

Try Your Hand at Prehistoric Pottery

Try Your Hand at Prehistoric Pottery

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May 18, 2015

Have you always fancied yourself as a potter, but never had the chance to have a go? On Saturday 25th of July, Graham Taylor of Potted History will deliver a prehistoric pottery workshop during which participants will make the necessary tools and create replica Bronze Age vessels. As with all project events, this workshop is free and open […]

Living History with Ancientcraft

Living History with Ancientcraft

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May 18, 2015

On Saturday 6th June, Castlehill Heritage Centre will be travelling back in time. Join Ancientcraft as they recreate the Bronze Age, complete with a prehistoric dwelling, genuine and replica artefacts and crafts demonstrations. Ancientcraft will be at the Heritage Centre all day, so do some along and catch a glimpse of the past any time […]