Sun, 27 Oct | Lyth Arts Centre

Archaeological Arts & Crafts

Family Fun Day at Lyth Arts Centre featuring collaborative artwork, stone carving, clay pot making, story telling, and film club in association with Lyth Arts Centre.
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Archaeological Arts & Crafts

Time & Location

27 Oct 2019, 11:00 – 15:00
Lyth Arts Centre, Lyth, Wick KW1 4UD, UK

About the Event

Kate Robinson is a Glasgow-University graduate and artist with a special interest in archaeology. Kate is especially interested in how art and archaeology can work together, and in this session she will collaborate with budding artists to create fantastical, archaeological creations. This event is especially suitable for children.

Chris Gee is a Neolithic stone mason, who makes carved stone balls and other Neolithic stone sculptures inspired by Orkney’s rich arcaheological finds. using Stone Age technology such as a bow drill and by rubbing against other carefully selected stones. 

Kenneth McElroy is reading Archaeology at Glasgow University, and is a director of the Caithness Broch Project.

Iain Maclean is a broch evangelist, giving talks around the county of Caithness and further afield to professional archaeological audiences and the folk of Caithness. Iain is a director and founder of the Caithness Broch Project.

Elspeth "Grace" Hall is an Historian, Author, Illustrator and Storyteller. Grace graduated from the Open University in 2014 with a BA Open that covered History, Languages and Creative writing. She spent almost a decade learning her wordsmithery at the feet of Master Storyteller Stewart Alexander and The Yarnsmith of Norwich Dave Tonge and has been working as an assistant Historical Interpretor since 2008.

The Lyth Arts Centre Film Club is a regular free family event showing children's films to audiences sat on bean bags and eating homemade popcorn in the Lyth theatre. The film this week is the Aardman animation Early Man.

This event is funded by the Greencoat Stroupster Community Fund administered by Foundation Scotland

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