News & Events

10
Jul
2015

Drinks in the DNA-coding Bar

(best suited to 8-12 year olds, who should be accompanied by an adult) Can you taste the difference between juices from a number of different fruits? Help us to sort the juices with special barcodes and learn how DNA can be used to recognise different types of fruit and other species, and how DNA is… Read more »

09
Jul
2015

Archaeological Excavations Tour

A site tour of the archaeological excavations, near Monreith. Please contact the Whithorn Trust Visitor Centre for details on when and where to meet.

06
Jul
2015

Young Person’s dig TV Project

A film project documenting the archaeology, led by award-winning Urbancroft Films, aimed specifically at young people from 13-25, who will learn how to become film-makers, use camera equipment, including specialist equipment such as drones, how to make and deliver a news bulletin, edit, how to disseminate film online, and create a final cut. All transport… Read more »

05
Jul
2015

Workshop : What can we learn from ancient woods?

In the past wood was used in almost every aspect of life, for building, fuel, tools and utensils. Wood only survives on archaeological sites if it is carbonised or waterlogged, such as on crannogs. Analysis of the wood can tell us how old an archaeological site is, as well as revealing a great deal about… Read more »

29
Jun
2015

Archaeological Excavation

If you are interested in taking part in the excavation of an Iron Age settlement in the Machars, please contact the Whithorn Trust Visitor Centre for more details on 01988 500508, or enquiries@whithorn.com Initial meet would be on Tuesday 29th at 9am.

18
Jul
2015

Creative Whithorn Arts Trail

An exhibition of work by local artists and artisans in the upper gallery and Discovery Centre of the Whithorn Trust.