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Volunteering - it's a family affair!

Lissa Clark and her sons all volunteer their time to help at our special events and are now an integral part of the 2018 Crannog Community. Just like her father who helped build the Crannog roundhouse 20+ years ago, Lissa has found volunteering at the Crannog rewarding, interesting and educational plus, it opens up a whole new world!

Here is Lissa's experience of volunteering in her own words:

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My life as a museum novice!

In August 2018, Ellen Pryde, began her journey in the Museum sector thanks to Museums Galleries Scotland's Skills for Success Trainee programme. Here are Ellen's words describing the start of her journey.

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Midsummer Friends

Our Midsummer Music event on 21st June each year has been the catalyst for many fantastic friendships between the Crannog, staff and our visitors!

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The inspirational William Kent

Will Kent visited us with his parents in April this year. He was so inspired by what he discovered that he asked if he could possibly come to us for work experience.

Will has a condition affecting his eyesight which has been deteriorating since he was 6. He faces the prospect of losing his vision completely but Will is an inspiration to us all because he lets nothing get in his way. These are his own words of his experience at the Centre!

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The Celtic Tradition of Handfasting

'Taking each other's hand in marriage' is a well-known phrase but have you ever stopped to think about where it comes from? Handfasting is probably the answer ...

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Vocational Pathway Fund

The Scottish Crannog Centre has been named as one of the recipients of Museums Galleries Scotland’s Vocational Pathways Fund.

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Our Priceless Emergency Services

One of our volunteers was taken ill with a heart attack last week and the response from our emergency services was just amazing!

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Loch Tay Young Archaeology Club

February 2018 sees the launch of Loch Tay Young Archaeologists' Club ‘YAC’ which we are very excited about. The Club aims to get involved in demonstrations, craft activities, museum object handling, visiting and investigating archaeological sites and historical places and lots more.

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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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