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!
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!
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?
Our second week of our Aberlady Angles project has been just as exciting as the first! Our focus for this week was to try and fully understand the story of our site before our final day of excavating on Sunday 8th May. Our trench is starting to come together, as our team of archaeologists and … More Combs, Walls and Knives- Week Two.