Our Events

Archipelago Archaeology: Without a Boat there is no Hope!

April 22nd, 7:30-8:30pm

Online Event

Video of the presentation can be found below.

The sea has shaped Shetland’s development, both physically and culturally. Join Dr Marc Chivers and Dr Esther Renwick of Shetland maritime heritage organisation Moder Dy CIC to explore the relationship between Shetlanders and the sea from prehistory to the post-medieval period. For more information and details on joining the talk please contact us.

Local Events

Terminology

Broch

Broch derives from the Old Norse word borg meaning fort. It is found throughout Shetland in many forms - brough, burgh, burgi - as are the many complex Atlantic roundhouses that inspired its name.

It is uncommonly confused with this. Now that is collectively and altogether scary!

Archipelago Archaeology 

Mainland Events

Ness of Brodgar Dig 2021

Weekdays June 30-August 11, 9:30am-4:30pm

Ness of Brodgar, Orkney

Excavation will resume this summer at the Ness of Brodgar on a much-reduced scale. A one-way system will be in operation rather than the usual tours and viewing gallery. For more information see here.

Just for Laughs

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