This celebration of Scottish archaeology explores the past through song, art, performance and storytelling. Coordinated by the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland and Archaeology Scotland, its events range from locals exploring the story of their area to digs, festivals, competitions and even Minecraft.
Occupying a former 19th century coaching inn, the Eglinton Arms has been a cosy home-from-home for over 200 years. As a listed building, the boutique hotel retains many of its original external features and offers a contemporary Scottish welcome, with feature fireplaces and soft furnishings.
The Association of Certificated Field Archaeologists (ACFA) was formed in 1987. Its membership comprises holders of the University of Glasgow Certificate in Field Archaeology, awarded by the Department of Adult & Continuing Education, now the Centre for Open Studies.
The British Association for Local History (BALH) is a membership organisation that exists to promote the advancement of public education through the study of local history and to encourage and assist the study of local history throughout Great Britain as an academic discipline and as a leisure activity.