Brochtoberfest 2017!


An exciting series of discussions and talks on the world of brochs! 

Saturday 21st October 

Caithness Horizons, High Street, Thurso, KW14 8AJ 

10am – 4.30pm 

Ticket Prices and Details: 

  Price: £15 (ticket price includes lunch)

  Call Caithness Horizons on 01847 896508 to book 

  Please note only cash payments accepted at Caithness Horizons for tickets 

 Brocht’oberfest Programme, 21st October 2017.  Caithness Horizons, Thurso

(10am - 10.15am)
Registration - teas and coffees
(10.15am - 10.45am)
Iain Maclean from Caithness Broch Project - Title TBA
(10.50am - 11.20am)
Michael Stratigos from Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre - "Brochs, Crannogs, Things and Castles: Artificial island dwelling traditions in northern and eastern Scotland"
(11.25am - 11.55am)
Dan Harris from Brick to the Past - "Building the Lego Broch"
(12pm - 12.30pm) 
Samantha Dennis from Old Scatness Broch Project - "A Broch in Boxes: cataloguing the finds from Scatness, Shetland"

(12.30pm - 1.20pm)
Break for Lunch
(1.25pm - 1.55pm)
Martin Carruthers from Archaeology Institute UHI - "The Death and Afterlife of a Broch: Transformation at The Cairns c. AD100-300"
(2pm - 2.30pm)
Alexandra Sanmark from The Centre of Nordic Studies UHI - "Thing Sites in Scotland: Brochs and other Mounds"
(2.35pm - 3.05pm)
Li Sou from the University of Bradford / Shetland Amenity Trust “Scanning Through Time: 3D Documentation of Shetland’s Brochs”
(3.10pm - 3.40pm)
Dave McBain from Clachtoll Broch Project "Clachtoll Cattachs - Uncovering Catastrophic Collapse in the Iron Age"
(3.40pm - 4.30pm)
Closing statement and questions

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