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Cathedral Hall/Bishop's Close Dig Talks

The talks have taken place.
A summary of the Cathedral Hall/Bishop's Close Dig talks (2.3 MB PDF)Opens in a new window is available

2 November 2011 - 7pm

A follow on volunteer archaeological dig took place in the original Cathedral precinct next to the Cathedral Hall, Bishops Close from 19 to 29 June 2010. This further community dig was organised as a direct result of the excavation undertaken on the site in 2009 and once again attracted huge local interest, as well as exciting discoveries. The Archaeologists, Charlie and Hilary Murray of Murray Archaeological Services Ltd, have kindly agreed to come and give a talk on the results which are due to be published shortly. Finds from the dig will be available to view at the talk, courtesy of Angus Museums. It is hoped that a selection of the finds will be displayed permanently in the Town House Museum.

In order to register for this free event please fill in the attached online registration form or alternatively call Gill Phillips or Linda Allan on 01307 47 3334 to book a place. The talk will be held in the first floor main gallery of the Town House Museum and as space is restricted, attendance will be limited to people who have pre-registered with preference given to the volunteers who worked on the dig where there are more applicants than spaces. The talk will last approximately 45 minutes. Please complete the online form to register your interest. You will be notified that you have been allocated a place prior to the event.

The talk is free but please arrive at least 10 minutes before the talk.


Bishop's Close Archaeology Dig Talks

The talks have taken place and a summary of the talks (2 MB PDF)Opens in a new window is available

28 April 2010 - 3pm & 7pm

A volunteer archaeological dig took place in the ground next to the Cathedral Hall, Bishop's Close from the 1st to the 10th of September 2009 coinciding with Scottish Archaeology month. This attracted huge interest and volunteers from a wide background both from Brechin and further afield. Archaeologists, Charlie and Hilary Murray of Murray Archaeological Services Ltd, have kindly agreed to come and give two talks on the results which have now been published.

The two talks are to be held at the Mechanics Institute, located at the junction of Castle Street and Church Street, Brechin on the Wednesday 28th of April at 3pm and 7pm. The talk will last approximately 45 minutes. Please complete the online form to register your interest. The talks are free but please arrive at least 10 minutes before the talks.


Brechin Mosaic Project

The Brechin Mosaic Project, organised by Kirriemuir glass artist Maureen Crosbie with the assistance of local young artists aged 11-17, has been completed. It will be placed in Cross Keys Close later this year.

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