Mapping Magnus workshops

Mapping Magnus workshops are taking place throughout August. They are a great way to take part in live fieldwork and contibute new orginal research to the project and our understanding of St Magnus and medieval Orkney.  Full dates and detials below – alternativley visit https://archaeologyorkney.com/category/mapping-magnus/

Boat noust survey – 15 & 16 August
What? Record and survey the historic boat Nousts / Boat houses at Skipi Geo and Point of Buckquoy. Learn survey techniques with Dan Lee.
Where? Meet at Skipi Geo, Northside, Birsay (15th), Point of Buckquoy car park (16th).
When? 10am – 3pm. Booking eesential

Village survey – 25 & 26 August
What? Record and survey the upstanding archaeology in and around Palace Village, Birsay. Learn survey techniques with Dan Lee.
Where? Meet at Palace village car park opposite kirk.
When? 10am – 3pm. Booking essential

Archive research training – 1 & 2 Sept
What? Research the history & archaeology of Birsay with Dr Sarah-Jane Gibbon in the Orkney Library and Archive. Contribute original research to the project.
Where? Meet at Orkney Archives Room (upstairs), Kirkwall Library
When? 10am – 3pm. Booking essential.

Coastal Survey – 6, 7 & 8 Sept
What? Record the coastally eroding sites from Palace village to the point of Buckquoy area with archaeologist Dave Reay.
Where? Meet at Point of Buckquoy
When? 10am – 3pm. Booking essential.

Village excavations – 25 Sept – 6 Oct (2 weeks)
What? Help the Archaeology Institute team dig test pits in Palace Village around the medieval site of the Bishops Palace. Join in for a day or whatever you can manage.
Where? Meet at Palace village car park opposite kirk. Booking essential.
When? 10am – 4pm each day

Please note: Booking is essential for all activities.

 

 

Book you place now – contact Mary Connolly on 569225! You can come for a few hours or the whole day! Hope to see you soon.

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