Sunday 16th April 2017
10.30am - 4.30pm
Help us kick-start our 20th anniversary year by joining us to celebrate Easter with pancakes cooked over an open fire; make your own bread rolls to be baked in our clay ovens and churn your own butter to spread on them. Hands-on fun and learning all in one go!
ARTEFACT OF THE MONTH:
WOODEN COLANDER WITH BUTTER REMAINS AND SPELT WHEAT GRAINS
Join us on Easter Sunday and take a step back in time with our expert guides who will demonstrate ancient cooking methods to produce delicious pancakes and more. Tastings will take place throughout the day. There will also be eggs to paint with earth paints and a special Crannog quiz. Upon completion, a tasty Easter surprize awaits!
This superb event is the first of many throughout 2017 at the award-winning Scottish Crannog Centre, neatly coinciding with VisitScotland's Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.
Each of our 2017 events is inspired by at least one 'Artefact of the Month' discovered in our underwater excavations of a 2,500 year old loch dwelling in Loch Tay.
In April we celebrate the finds of an ancient wooden butter dish that still contained butter-fat residue and spelt wheat grains that make delicious bread and pancakes. Prior to our discoveries, it was thought that the Romans introduced spelt wheat to Scotland but since they arrived some 500 years later, the native farmers and crannog-dwellers take the credit!
All day time events include museum exhibits, talks around a log-fire in the authentic Crannog roundhouse, demonstrations and hands-on experience of ancient crafts.
There is no need to book but to save queuing you can order your tickets by telephoning or emailing us. We hope to have an online ticket purchase system up later in year. Event day tickets are aproximately 1.50 more than standard entry with discounts for families.