Author Archives: Diane Steele

Winter Talk Tarbert Castle Archaeological dig – An update on the 2019 Tarbert Castle dig Thursday 13th February by Robert McPhail & Roddy Regan At Glassary, Kilmartin & Ford Church (previously known as ‘The Living Stones Centre’ in Kilmartin Village). …

The Kintyre & Cowal Children’s Butterfly Project

The Kintyre & Cowal Children’s Butterfly Project

Kilmartin Museum’s education team along with other specialists worked with Primary 6 pupils from Dalintober School in Campbeltown to study butterflies. The project had many elements including; the study of the butterfly life cycle; surveillance and document recording of the …

Conserved Coll Hoard returns to Kilmartin Museum

Conserved Coll Hoard returns to Kilmartin Museum

Thirteen Bronze Age artefacts discovered on the Isle of Coll in 2015 have returned to Kilmartin Museum after being cleaned and conserved at The Scottish Conservation Studio in Edinburgh, thanks to supporters of last year’s crowdfunding campaign. Run by Kilmartin …

Regional Archaeological Research Framework for Argyll (RARFA)

Regional Archaeological Research Framework for Argyll (RARFA)

The ScARF team are pleased to announce that the Regional Archaeological Research Framework for Argyll (RARFA) is now live! http://www.scottishheritagehub.com/rarfa Just over two years ago, in November 2015, Kilmartin Museum organised a two day symposium to bring together all those …

Scotland’s Rock Art Project

Scotland’s Rock Art Project

Kilmartin Museum are excited to be working on Scotland’s Rock Art Project, hosted by Historic Environment Scotland.  This project aims to work with communities across the country to record, research and raise awareness of prehistoric rock carvings in Scotland. Take …

The Achavanich Beaker Burial Project

The Achavanich Beaker Burial Project

The British History Podcast have an interesting interview with Dr Alison Sheridan of National Museums Scotland, and Kilmartin Glen gets a mention! Listen to the podcast here and find out more about the project here.