‘Beyond the Archaeology: the Community & Educational Results’. We’ll be at the Kirk Stables in Aberlady at 7.30pm on Wednesday 14th June. We do hope you can join us!
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!
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
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.
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!
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
It is almost time to begin our community excavations of the Glebe Field. We have been astounded by the huge level of interest in assisting us during our excavation, and as such our volunteer places are now full. We would like to thank everyone who expressed an interest in being a community volunteer-your time and efforts … More Aberlady Angles Open Day 30th April
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?
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
On Monday 14th and Tuesday 15th March, Dr. Anne Crone, Project Manager at AOC Archaeology Group, delivered a lecture for the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland titled ‘Living and Dying at Auldhame’ which summarised the recent work carried out in East Lothian. This has definitely got many of us at AOC Archaeology Group excited for … More Living and Dying in Auldhame, East Lothian