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Ring of Brodgar Walk | 2017

Ring of Brodgar Stone Circle and Henge, Mainland, Orkney

Thursday 02 February - Thursday 28 September

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 Great Big History Weekend | 2017

Stirling Castle, Castle Esplanade, Stirling FK8 1EJ

Saturday 01 April @ 12:00pm - Sunday 02 April @ 4:00pm

Come to our majestic castle and immerse yourself in a historical adventure! Brimming with activities from virtual tours, have a…

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Capturing Our Past Exhibition | 2017

Flowers of Scotland Garden Centre, Lanark Road, Carluke ML8 5QA

Saturday 25 March @ 9:00am - Friday 07 April @ 5:00pm

Visit the CAVLP Heritage Capturing Our Past exhibition on the agricultural, horticultural and industrial heritage of the Clyde and Avon…

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Scotland in Six – World Heritage Day 2017

Edinburgh Old and New Town; North Queensferry Train Station; New Lanark in South Lanarkshire; Orkney World Heritage Site; Throughout Falkirk/Callendar House; Outer Hebrides

Tuesday 18 April

Coordinated by Dig It! 2017 Scotland in Six invites you to a nation-wide World Heritage Day celebration – one which…

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Crafting the Past

Thanks to the first full-scale, topographically accurate and interactive map of Scotland in Minecraft, gamers throughout the world can explore thousands of years of history. 

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Dig It! TV

Dig It! TV offers unparalleled access to the sites, objects and people that form Scotland’s heritage. By blending “traditional” topics with themes such as Minecraft and Game of Thrones, this channel is bringing Scotland’s stories to a wider audience.

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Scotland in Six

Celebrate Scotland’s iconic sites and hidden gems during the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology 2017

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What’s The Story?

Archaeology is all about discovering and telling Scotland’s stories. By blurring the lines between eras and weaving legend into reality, John Felix has brought six archaeology-inspired stories together to create the intricate illustration below.

A little bit about Dig It! 2017

Dig It! 2017 is year-long celebration of Scottish archaeology with a packed programme of events from organisations across the country. It’s all about discovering Scotland’s past, present and future stories. Whether you’re getting muddy at a dig or strolling through a festival, now is the perfect time to let archaeology move you, surprise you and inspire you.

Dig It! 2017 is co-ordinated by the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland and Archaeology Scotland for the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.

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