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Our Events

Archaeology Shetland AGM

November 16th at 7pm

Lerwick Boating Club

The Archaeology Shetland AGM will be held in the Lerwick Boating Club this year. It will feature the year in review, treasurer's report, funding opportunities with a preview how 2024 is beginning to look. This will be followed by a short dark tour through downtown Lerwick. For more information contact us here.

Local Events

Ostentatious or Monumental?
The evolution of the wheelhouse in Shetland
Droning on about climate change: erosion and Shetland’s coastal archaeology 
A Little Something About Brochs

Mainland Events

Couples, Coins & Coffins: Archaeology, Storytelling & the Glencoe Landscape

December 6th at 6pm



Glencoe is rich not just in history, archaeology and scenery but in stories – and stories are how people explain their place in the world. Houses, glens, roads, and mountains all have their stories, and so do ordinary household objects like pots and coins. In this talk, Dr Given will tell some local stories and show how they help us to understand what places and houses meant to the people who lived in them. For more information on this event visit here.

Just for Laughs




...or Tøvakudda or Tevakudda or many other variations, is 'a part of the rocky ebb where webs of cloth were fastened to be exposed to the action of the waves as a means of fulling or thickening the cloth.' For more on the etymology, and origin of the above quote, visit here.

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