Gairloch’s Pictish Symbol Stone: The story so far…

Gairloch’s Pictish Symbol Stone: The story so far…

One of Gairloch Museum’s star objects is its Pictish symbol stone – beautifully displayed in the recess of one of the blast doors of the bunker. But where and when was this rare object discovered and how did it end up in the Museum? This blog tells the tale of...
Dr Oisin Plumb Introduces Us To The Picts

Dr Oisin Plumb Introduces Us To The Picts

An introduction to the Picts. Dr Oisín Plumb, Institute for Northern Studies, UHI  The earliest surviving reference to the Picts comes in a Roman text written around AD 297. From that point onwards, there are a number of references in Roman texts to Picti. This word...
Marjory Tait Talks Highland Celtic Art

Marjory Tait Talks Highland Celtic Art

My name is Marjory Tait and my business Highland Celtic Art was established in 2016. I was born and brought up on a croft / hill farm above Drumnadrochit in the 1970s. There is a large cup stone in one of the fields, now behind my house, and a carved Pictish stone was...
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