About ARCH

Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH) was set up in January 2009 to provide a range of exciting and innovative community archaeology projects. It will provide opportunities to encourage people with diverse interests and abilities in the Highlands to learn about, record and participate in celebrating and increasing knowledge of their local heritage. ARCH will do this in a number of ways including classroom learning, practical outdoor sessions, group project work, or via a virtual community.

ARCH is a registered Scottish Charity (No. SC040624) and a Company Limited by Guarantee (Company No. 353054). The Board Members are:

Malcolm Bangor-Jones (chair)
Alasdair Cameron (company secretary)
Graham Clark
Carolyn Samsin
Simon Berry
Roland Spencer-Jones

High Life Highland advisor : Lorna Cruickshank, Independent Museums Advisor

Susan Kruse, Learning and Development Manager is employed by ARCH on many of the projects. ARCH  works with archaeology and heritage associates with experience in all aspects of community archaeology, including adult learning, youth work with Young Archaeologists' Clubs, archival work, excavation and survey, museum skills, and community outreach.

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Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH), The Goods Shed, The Old Station, Strathpeffer, Ross-Shire, Scotland IV14 9DH
Tel: +44 (0)77888 35466 Email: