Scottish Heritage Archive
Special Interests & Consultants
Time Travelling Cook
Bringing to life the food and every day life of the ordinary person (and sometimes Kings and Queens!)Working with museums, historic buildings, and schools, we provide talks, interactive displays and workshops.We have experience in working in the Film and TV industry giving consultations, advice, preparing historical food for filming and appearing in front of camera to portray authentic cooks and kitchens
Andrew Grant McKenzie is a highly experienced, skilled and knowledgeable consultant on matters of Highland Heritage and wider topics, as well as management and conservation of historic sites. He offers his expertise to those who can make good use of his knowledge, skill sets and private library of over 475 titles and additional research material and resources.
The Cabrach Trust
Working to safeguard a fragile, significant Scottish community. This remote and haunting land has a history which stretches back to the very first inhabitants of Scotland, and it was once the thriving hub of an illicit whisky industry. An exciting regeneration project to develop a working historical distillery and heritage centre will be the first to tell the ‘secret’ story of illicit whisky distilling and smuggling.
Caithness Broch Project
There are more broch sites in Caithness than anywhere else in Scotland, yet as a counrty, so little is done to promote them. By rebuilding a Broch, using the same techniques as the original builders, Caithness Borch Project will provide an insight into how Iron Age people lived their lives in Caithness.
Northern Picts Project
Northern Picts is a project that aims to uncover the archaeological traces of Pictish society in northern Scotland. The project to date has had some spectacular successes. Their community-embedded project relies on the enthusiasm, and logistical and financial support, of a wide range of sponsors.
The main objectives of the North of Scotland Archaeological Society (NOSAS) are to further the study of archaeology in the North of Scotland and to promote that interest to a wider audience.The Society organises field-walking trips, site prospection, recording and surveying weekends, participation in digs, and meetings on archaeological topics.
Pictish Arts Society
The Pictish Arts Society was founded in 1988.
It is the purpose of the PAS to raise public awareness of the Pictish stones, history and culture and to encourage various arts inspired by Pictish design. Membership is open to one and all from across the globe for anyone who has an interest in the Pictish stones and arts.
Beltane Fire Society
This festival is a living, dynamic reinterpretation and modernisation of an ancient Iron Age Celtic ritual and is the largest of its kind. Having been resurrected as a practice in 1988 it has become a central focus for the community, bringing many many people together to acknowledge and revel in the birth of the Summer and the fertility of the land.