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Talk: What did the Romans ever do for the Highlands [Inverness] ...

23 March 2018

Starts: 19:00

What did the Romans ever do for the Highlands?

Talk by Fraser Hunter, National Museums of Scotland

Highland Council Chamber, Council Headquarters, Glenurquhart Road, Inverness

Free but please book - form available from the NoSAS website.

Part of NoSAS 20 year celebrations

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Walk: Caledonian Canal at Muirtown Basin [Inverness] ...

23 March 2018

Starts: 14:00
Ends: 17:00

NOTE: This event is now waiting list only

Bob Jones of NOSAS will lead a guided walk around the Muirtown Basin, where the Caledonian Canal meets the Moray Firth. See this blog post if you would like to see more information about the sites on this walk.

Park cars at the Muirtown Basin car park at NH 654 459.  (Instructions: as the A862 (Beauly & Cannich) road leaves Inverness, it goes over the canal. Turn right, ie north, just before the swing bridge, along the side of the canal. There is car parking along this road. NH 6540 4583)

For meeting place, see the map on the NoSAS website

The walk is about 4kms, and should take 2.5-3 hours. Tea in the cafe afterwards!

The walk is free but booking is required. Booking form is on the NoSAS website.

Part of NoSAS 20 year celebrations.



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Workshop: History Reconstructed [Inverness] ...

23 March 2018

Starts: 10:00
Ends: 16:00

History Reconstructed

Inverness Museum and Art Gallery

Want to know how to embark on a step-by-step investigation of the architectural and social history of a place? Then join the Scotland’s Urban Past team for a single day’s workshop using documentary resources to uncover the story of a place through time.

Using four Scottish urban case studies – Aberdeen, Jedburgh, Kirkwall and Port Glasgow -  the workshop will guide you through an interactive journey using maps, drawings and a wide range of other historical documents to give you the confidence to use archives for your own research projects.

This course is 100% FREE and will be tailored to suit everyone from experienced researchers to those with little or no previous experience.

Places are limited to 16 persons per course and applications will be assessed according to criteria outlined on the application form. Successful applicants will be notified no less than 10 days prior to the event.

Please note, a photographer may be present at Scotland's Urban Past events and the images may be used for promotional purposes.

***Free lunch and refreshments will be provided***

For further information and booking information see the Scotlands Urban Past website.

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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: