Sunday 21st April & Monday 22nd April from 10.00
The 2019 Crannog Community bring the site to life after the long winter
The Crannog Community wakes up after winter!
Celebrate the spring with quizzes, games, plants, creating woodland instruments, watching coracles being made and storytelling.
The Bridge that connects communities 2500 years apart
Thanks to the funding from the Heritage Lottery for our 2019 music project, Julie Durkacz will be running a woodland orchestra workshop on Sunday and Monday, and on Sunday 'Tatha', a local group of musicians will be making their debut performance in the crannog with a composition inspired by the Iron Age and the lyre bridge at 12.30 and 2.30 p.m. Plus coracle-making; demonstrating how travel via the River Tay to Europe and beyond will have brought shared cultures, skills and technologies to the area. Such connections will inevitably have brought items such as our enigmatic find, a bridge from a stringed lyre-type instrument, to Loch Tay. Let's put the music back into the crannog!
Join us for a packed day of Iron Age fun, facts and festivity
Bring a picnic and make a day of it.
'Tatha', the Gaelic name for the river Tay, was recently formed by Perthshire musicians Munro Gauld (wooden flute), Neil Baillie (cittern) and Peter Banks (fiddle). Combining their respective backgrounds in Scottish, Irish and Classical music, Tatha explores tunes from the local area and further afield to create a fresh perspective on traditional music.
Prizes for the children's quiz have been very kindly donated by Cotswold Seeds.
Organic garden vegetable plot seeds have kindly been donated by Garden Organic