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Rural Perth & Kinross LEADER Support for Projects at the Centre

The Scottish Crannog Centre is grateful to Rural Perth & Kinross LEADER for part-supporting some of our events programme in 2017 together with a co-ordinator.

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Living on Water - Crannog Project

We are delighted to report that our Directors are involved with a new research project, Living On Water, which aims to develop a social history of Loch Tay focusing on the dating of early Iron Age crannogs preserved there.

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Museum Accreditation

We submitted our application to Museums and Galleries Scotland in May 2017. We should receive the result by the end of this year, following an inspection in September. Wish us luck, and stay tuned for more news later.

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Bronze Sword Workshop at the Centre

*FULLY BOOKED*
This is a two-day workshop led by Neil Burridge exploring the manufacture of bronze swords in the late Bronze Age. The group will work together to cast a sword using charcoal and Bronze Age methods. Then each participant will work on their own Ewart Park sword, cleaning, forging and looking at different ways handles were fitted.

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20th Anniversary Celebration Success

A great evening was had by all when we celebrated our 20th Anniversary at the Centre with some specially invited guests.

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Crannog Research Director and Founder Awarded OBE

We are thrilled and very proud to announce that Dr Nick Dixon has been awarded an OBE.

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Etape Caledonia 2017

The Marie Curie Etape Caledonia Cycle Race returns to Highland Perthshire in 2017.

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Crannog features in VisitScotland Virtual Reality App

VisitScotland have developed a new virtual reality travel experience which allows anyone, wherever they are in the world, to be immersed in Scotland's remarkable attractions through stunning 360° video and photographs.

The Scottish Crannog Centre is very proud to have been chosen as one of those attractions.

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from 12 September Road Closure - A827 Aberfeldy to Kenmore

We have been notified that part of the A827 between Aberfeldy and Kemore will be closed from Monday 12 September 2016 for 5 days.

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Dun Deardail Archaeology Festival –Crannog Outreach Event

August 20th, 2016

Meet some of our Scottish Crannog Centre crew in a pop-up Iron Age event as we join forces with Forest Enterprise and the Nevis Landscape Partnership at the Dun Deardail Archaeology Festival on Saturday 20th August from 11am – 4pm.

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Crannog features on BBC Britain Facebook Live Feed

We were very excited when BBC Britain contacted us about broadcasting a live feed from the Crannog and we were not disappointed!

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Road works outside the Crannog on 20 May

There will be restricted access along the C451 South Loch Tay road to the Scottish Crannog Centre on Friday 20th May while BT carry out essential repairs

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ETAPE Cycle Race - Road Closures 08 May 2016

The Marie Curie Etape Caledonia Cycle event will take place on 08 May this year. While roads to the Centre remain open, some roads in the area will be closed.

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All systems go for opening on 26th March 2016

Getting the Centre ready for opening on 26th March has been hard but very rewarding work.

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The Storm damage - the problem, the solution!

The storms earlier this year caused chaos and misery for a lot of people and while the Crannog Roundhouse survived with hardly any damage, the Centre's site wasn't so lucky.

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2016: Year of Innovation, Architecture & Design

This year celebrates Scotland's beautiful built heritage, culture and environment alongside the contemporary and cutting edge designs of today. From textiles and technology, to architecture, fashion and more the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design shines the spotlight on Scotland's greatest assets, icons and hidden gems.

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Winter Maintenance

Just because the Centre is closed to the public during the winter months doesn’t mean that we’re not working away in the background and life at the Crannog continues to be busy as we prepare for the 2016 season.

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