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?
The first weekend of our Aberlady Angles Community Excavation has come to a glorious end. Volunteers were able to learn all about the processes prior to opening up a trench, whilst enjoying the East Lothian sunshine. We began with our first two workshops ‘Digging up the Past’ and ‘It’s all in the Soil’. Dr … More Our Excavations Have Begun!