AOC News and Events

Survey at Dunans Castle, Argyll

AOC’s built heritage team has undertaken a measured survey of the 19th century ruined former country house and hotel at Dunans Castle in Glendaruel, Argyll

Excavations at Moncreiffe Hill, 1-6 September 2014

AOC teaming up with Tay Landscape Partnership to deliver a week of community excavation on this enigmatic site in Perthshire

Dig Portobello, 29-31 August 2014

Are the secrets to Porty’s past lurking beneath your lawn? Join Portobello Heritage Trust in their quest to plot historical activity across the town

Hidden Guildhall: what will you discover about York’s past?

This exciting new community excavation will focus on the site of the Hutments building, on the northern side of the Guildhall. These modern buildings overlie the site of a medieval Augustinian Friary, often occupied by Richard III when he stayed in the city. Get involved!

Explore Saughton Park: call for volunteers

AOC is thrilled to be involved in the City of Edinburgh’s Saughton Park Restoration Project. Join us as we explore the roots and the rich history of one of the city’s much-loved parks.

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