Monthly Archives: June 2011

Traditional skills workshop, Saturday 9th July

Auckengill Heritage Trust will be holding a free traditional skills workshop on Saturday 9th July – have a go at farming and dairy skills such as grinding flour and making butter, and learn about sheep shearing. All ages are welcome … Continue reading

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Wet sieving of soil samples

Jackaline Robertson of AOC Archaeology Group went up to Castletown last week to supervise the wet sieving of the soil samples collected during excavations in April/May. Eight volunteers were trained over the course of a week, ¬†processing¬†around 45 10l buckets … Continue reading

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Learn to weave this weekend!

The Auckengill Heritage Trust will be giving a free traditional skills workshop this weekend. Learn to weave with the help of Mrs Joan Manson and Mrs Ann Johnston; all materials will be provided, and everyone is welcome. Saturday 4th June, … Continue reading

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