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October Archaeology Events 

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Soutra Surgeons Hall

Can you see a theme developing? Time to embrace this month’s spooky atmosphere: 

Soutra: Surgery and Superstition  
4 to 29 OctoberEdinburgh
Make your own elixir, dig into the mysteries behind a medieval hospital and develop your own stories inspired by the Dark Ages

Treasured Remains: Tomb Readers 
8, 9, 14 & 15 October – North Lanarkshire
Reveal hidden history by exploring weathered and worn inscriptions on historic gravestones using digital photography techniques

Halloween Workshop at Historylinks Museum
14 OctoberHighlands
Let the October festivals spark your imagination at this Halloween craft workshop as part of the Highland Archaeology Festival

The Linlithgow ExFEARience
27 to 29 October – West Lothian
Tour the dark corridors of Linlithgow Palace, hear tales from the past and meet some unexpected characters along the way

Spooks and Sacrifice – Celtic Samhain Festival
31 October – Perth & Kinross
Mark the end of the harvest with storytelling around the fire, a sacrificial wicker ram-burn and apple-ducking at the Scottish Crannog Centre

Image via Eventbrite (Surgeons’ Hall Museums)
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