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Join us for a fun, hands-on day at the Scottish Crannog Centre, exploring traditional crafts.

This event will give you the opportunity to have a go at dry-stone wall building, hurdle making and traditional pottery and jewellery through three hands-on workshops.

Throughout the day you will also have the chance to talk to the craftspeople and other professionals about how traditional skills have shaped their careers and shaped the development of the Scottish Crannog Centre.

Programme for the Day Programme for the Day


10:30 - Arrival, Welcome & Site Tour 

11:00 - Group Activity Rotation 1*

12:15 - Lunch/'Chomp & Chat' (provided)

13:00 - Group Activity Rotation 2*

14:15 - Tea/Coffee/Cake Break (provided)

14:45 - Group Activity Rotation 3*

16:00 - Conclusion & Delegate Q&A

16:20 - End (free to explore site until 6pm)

* Delegates will take part in 3 hands-on activities through the day: Dry-stone wall building, traditional hurdle making and traditional pottery/jewellery making.

If you are joining us for the skills day why not also visit on Saturday 13th July for the Festival of Archaeology Launch event? You can find out more on the Festival of Archaeology launch event page.

This event is delivered by the Council for British Archaeology, who coordinate the Festival of Archaeology, in partnership with the Scottish Crannog Centre.