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Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology 2017

Throughout Scotland

Sunday 01 January - Sunday 31 December

Delve into the past and discover Scotland’s stories… From World Heritage Sites to ancient monuments, listed buildings to historic battlefields,…

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King’s Museum Showcase Display | 2017

King's Museum, University of Aberdeen, Old Aberdeen Town House, High St, Aberdeen AB24 3EN

Sunday 01 January - Sunday 31 December

King’s Museum will be showcasing objects from local history in North East Scotland throughout the year in this changing display…

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Ring of Brodgar Walk | 2017 to 2018

Ring of Brodgar Stone Circle and Henge, Mainland, Orkney

Thursday 02 February - Thursday 29 March

Explore the area around the Ring of Brodgar during a weekly guided walk with a ranger and discover the special…

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The Scottish Warrior | 2017 to 2018

King's Museum, University of Aberdeen, Old Aberdeen Town House, High St, Aberdeen AB24 3EN

Tuesday 13 June - Saturday 26 May

In the year of History, Heritage and Archaeology a new student-curated exhibition in King’s Museum invites visitors to challenge their…

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Scotland’s Early Silver | 2017 to 2018

National Museum of Scotland, Chambers St, Edinburgh, EH1 1JF

Friday 13 October - Sunday 25 February

This stunning exhibition explores the impact of silver during the first millennium AD. #EarlySilver Discover the story of Scotland’s early…

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Year of Young People 2018

Monday 01 January - Monday 31 December

Year of Young People 2018 is an opportunity to celebrate the amazing young personalities, talents, and achievers that make up…

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Sensing and Sensibility | 2018

Holyrood Park, Queen's Drive, Edinburgh EH8 8HG

Saturday 20 January @ 1:00pm - Saturday 20 January @ 2:30pm

Results from a 3D imaging survey of Holyrood Park Join us as we explore a 3D imaging survey of our…

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LGBT HISTORY MONTH SCOTLAND 2018

Various locations

Thursday 01 February - Wednesday 28 February

LGBT History Month takes place in Scotland every February. It is an opportunity to celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer…

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Finding our Past | 2018 to 2019

Dumfries Museum, The Observatory, Rotchell Road, Dumfries, DG2 7SW

Tuesday 06 February - Tuesday 01 January

From prehistoric axe heads to a post medieval gold ring, this foyer exhibition showcases recent archaeological finds made in our…

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A Race Against the Wind | 2018

Holyrood Park, Queen's Drive, Edinburgh EH8 8HG

Saturday 17 February @ 1:00pm - Saturday 17 February @ 2:30pm

Rescue Excavation at Links of Noltland, Westray Discover the Links of Noltland, Westray, a 5,000 year old settlement site dating…

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NOSAS Weekend Conference | 2018

Inverness

Friday 23 March - Sunday 25 March

The North of Scotland Archaeological Society (NOSAS) plans to celebrate their 20th Birthday with a weekend of activities, including guided…

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