The Sutherland Longhouse started in December 2019 and was scheduled to finish with a weekend conference in April 2020. However, due to the Covid-19 pandemic it wasn't completed until October 2020.
The projects was run by Museum staff and volunteers and was made possible by the award of a grant from the National Lottery Heritage Fund.
To discover more about the project click watch any of the four videos above, read about each individual workshops via the links below or read the book we have published via the online reader at the foot of this page.
|1||Survey Workshop||19th December 2019|
|2||Silver Smithing Workshop (Part 1)||30th December 2019|
|3||Silver Smithing Workshop (Part 2)||11th January 2020|
|4||Willow Weaving Workshop||18th January 2020|
|5||Wool Workshop (1)||4th February 2020|
|6||Wool Workshop (2)||11th February 2020|
|7||Creative Writing Workshop||15th February 2020|
|8||Storytelling||16th February 2020|
|9||Leather Workshop||17th February 2020|
|10||Digitising the Past||24th February 2020|
|11||Site Survey (Adults)||29th February 2020|
|12||Building, Construction & Thatching||3rd March 2020|
|13||Maps||4th March 2020|
|14||Documents||5th March 2020|
|16||Dry Stone Walling Workshop|
In addition to the indiviual seminar reports above, we have also published a a 60 page booklet recording the events of the Longhouse Project. It can be read online by clicking the box below (best viewed full screen).