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Each year we offer a new events programme designed to stimulate interest from local residents as well as visitors, and to broaden the use of the Crannog, which provides an excellent venue for a wide range of activities under the banner of education and cultural tourism. The events are linked or inspired by ancient traditions, or based on discoveries underwater during crannog investigations in Loch Tay. They include experimental archaeology projects, music, ancient technologies, and traditional crafts.

PLEASE SCROLL DOWN FOR LINKS TO OTHER SEASONAL EVENTS

 

27th April, 2014

Celtic Food & Drink Festival

11am - 4pm

Join us for tastes and demonstrations of spit roast lamb, claybaked and smoked fish, oven baked breads, stews, brews, foraged greens and freshly made cheese for this annual Spring sampler.

26th May 2014

Festival of Nettles

11am - 4pm

Join us and expert textile artist Birte Ford for the launch of her new book and nettle fibre demonstrations; sample cooking with nettles and discover a wide range of uses for this versatile weed.

 

6th August, 2014

Iron Age Textiles & Fashion Show

 

14th September, 2014

Prehistoric Weaponry

17th & 18th May 2014

Festival of Museums

Ancient Technology Weekend 11am-4:30pm

SAT: Hands-on pot-making; pot-firing in a fire pit; pot reconstruction.

SUN: Bronze-casting; hafting tools & woodworking;

make chocolate replica axes with Charlotte Flower, local chocolatier.

 

 

21st June, 2014

Midsummer Music Festival

 

9th July 2014

Bronze-Age Metalworking

 

20th August, 2014

Lughnasa: Summer Harvest Festival

 

12th October 2014

Fruit & Fungi Festival

24th May 2014

Tummel & Tay Festival

Drinking

in the Iron Age!

11am - 4pm

Taste a range of tipples, teas, milks and cordials to discover the wide range of alcoholic and alcohol-free beverages available to our ancestors.

 

15th June 2014

Lotions & Potions from Plants

 

 

17th July 2014

Iron Age Gourmet

 

 

6th September 2014

Iron Age Banquet

(evening, by advance ticket only)

 

31st October, 2014

Spooks & Sacrifice

Meet the Ancestors

Celtic Samhain Festival

For a full diary of events planned at the Crannog Centre please consult our seasonal events calendar below:

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