Our first dating evidence has arrived!

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!

Timber Halls and Illuminated Letters: Aberlady Angles enters the Classroom

Since the end of the community excavations, the story of the Aberlady Angles have been further told in schools across the area. In total we have visited four schools, and have worked with almost 200 pupils in our in-school workshops, part of the Aberlady Angles school programme. Children have been shown images of our excavation finds … More Timber Halls and Illuminated Letters: Aberlady Angles enters the Classroom

What Did We Find?

Our two week excavations of the Glebe Field are now over. Aberlady Conservation and History Society are absolutely delighted and incredibly excited by the archaeology we have managed to uncover, as well as humbled by the huge level of community involvement- whether through volunteering, visiting the site or support for our schools programme. Over the … More What Did We Find?

Schools, stone, snow and sunshine: Monday 25th-Friday 29th April

What a fantastic start to our Aberlady excavations. We have been blessed with a fantastic team of dedicated volunteers who have been working incredibly hard to uncover lots of archaeology in the Glebe Field. The last blog post explained the process of ascertaining the depth of the plough soil by digging 1x1m test pits. This … More Schools, stone, snow and sunshine: Monday 25th-Friday 29th April

How can I get involved in the Aberlady Angles project?

Our Community Excavation of the Glebe Field is getting ever closer, and ACHS and AOC Archaeology Group are thrilled to see the amount of interest sparked by what promises to be an excellent excavation. Can You Dig It?   Our excavation of the Glebe Field is now FULL for volunteers. A huge thankyou to those who … More How can I get involved in the Aberlady Angles project?

Haddington Farmers’ Market: Information Stall

This weekend AOC Archaeology Group and Aberlady Conservation and Heritage Society will be at Haddington Farmers’ Market to give out information about our upcoming excavation (23th April – 8th May). Please come along and say hello- we will be there to answer any questions and give you information on how to sign up for our … More Haddington Farmers’ Market: Information Stall

Aberlady Angles Excavation: Call for Volunteers!

Aberlady Conservation and History Society (ACHS) and AOC Archaeology group are excited to announce the dates for the upcoming Aberlady Excavation at Glebe Field: 23rd April – 8th May We are looking for volunteers to assist us in the excavations and are offering fantastic practical training in archaeological methods and techniques. The best thing is … More Aberlady Angles Excavation: Call for Volunteers!