We have all had a few days to recover from the festivities of last Saturday, and what a wonderful Saturday we all had in Aberlady! Our Torchlit Procession wound its way through the streets, lit by fire and brightly coloured glowsticks, to the sound of various instruments such as drums and trumpets. Feast-goers were welcomed … More Aberlady Angles Torchlit Procession and Feast: Reflections and Thanks!
ACHS would like to thank the overwhelming response form the community to our Torchlit Procession and Feast. As such, our tickets have unfortunately sold out. Due to venue restrictions, we will be unable to admit anyone to the Feast without a pre-booked ticket. However, please do feel free to be a spectator to our Torchlit … More SOLD OUT. Torchlit Procession and Feast Update
To celebrate our Aberlady Angles Project, we are compiling a photoboard as part of a small exhibition to be displayed at the Feast on 29th October. If you have been involved in any of our events or workshops and have any photos, we would love to include them in our photo display. They will be credited, … More Call for Photos!
Please note: The tickets for the torchlit procession and feast are all SOLD OUT. Thank you for your amazing response and interest. Any questions, please email Katie Roper at AOC. On Saturday 29th October, a spectacular Anglo-Saxon themed torchlit procession will create a river of fire as it winds through the streets of Aberlady. … More SOLD OUT Aberlady Angles Torchlit Procession and Anglo Saxon Feast, Sat 29th October
This week Aberlady Angles returned to the classroom, to introduce school children to Anglo Saxon music and poetry. AOC Archaeology have partnered with Haddington based music school Lamp House Music for an exciting opportunity for children to be involved in an October school break music school. Children will form bands, write songs, design CDs and … More Aberlady Angles return to the classroom: Anglo Saxon Music and Poetry
This coming Tuesday 6th September, Dr. Andy Heald (Managing Director, AOC Archaeology Group) will be presenting on the current progress of the Aberlady Angles Project. This will take place before the Aberlady Conservation and History Society AGM, at 7:30pm in Kirk Stables, Aberlady. All are welcome to attend the talk!
Aberlady Heritage and AOC Archaeology Group have partnered with Wordsmithcrafts for an exciting day of workshops on Saturday 17th September. Throughout the day visitors will have the opportunity to produce their own calligraphy and metalwork, as well as witness some demonstrations of Anglo-Saxon crafts. It will be a great day out, building on our finds … More Crafts and Calligraphy: Anglo-Saxon Crafts Workshop, Sat 17th Sept.
Since our excavations earlier in the summer, our project has been gaining quite a bit of attention through the press, academics and general enthusiasts. We are thrilled at the reception, and this is a credit to the hard work of the volunteers. We have a few more exciting Aberlady Angles events before our final closing … More Music, Lectures and Feasts: What’s next for the Aberlady Angles?
As some of you may have seen, the Aberlady Angles project has been receiving quite a bit of press attention after initial archaeological analysis, which provided a good radiocarbon date contemporary with suggested Anglo-Saxon occupation of the area (through the largest stray find collection of Anglo-Saxon metalwork in Scotland, and the High Cross fragment). You … More Aberlady Angles in the News!
In April and May AOC Archaeology Group worked with Aberlady Conservation and History Society and the local community to excavate a series of features in the village Glebe Field. These features were argued to relate to the Anglo-Saxon era (7th-10thC). During the excavations community volunteers uncovered what appear to be the remains of small cellular … More Our first dating evidence has arrived!