Mapping Magnus Project: Birsay
The talk by Dr Sarah Jane Gibbon and Dan Lee is in the Birsay Community Hall on 6th June at 7:30pm
The walk is free and will give participants an opportunity to learn more about these important historical sites
14th November 10am – 3pm
The team enjoyed training the children in the basics of archaeology and they contributed immensely to the excavation.
The excavations currently taking place in Palace Village Birsay are revealing substantial walls beneath modern day paths and gardens.
10am – 3pm Palace Village Birsay
The dig begins on the 25th September and continues for two weeks until 6th October
Birsay is a rich resource for our cultural heritage in Orkney
The walk-over survey is the start to a longer process to build up a picture of what Medieval Birsay was like.