PAST EVENT: Highland Archaeology Festival: Building Detectives

Get involved at this practical workshop and gain skills while investigating and recording part of the Highland Council's Headquarters building on Glenurquhart Road, Inverness.

The Highland Council Headquarters, Glenurquhart Rd, Inverness, IV3 5NX

Get involved in recording the Highland Council's Headquarters at this practical workshop on Friday 14 October.

Join the Scotland's Urban Past team to investigate and record part of the Highland Council's Headquarters on Glenurquhart Road, Inverness. You'll discover new architectural terms, learn how to identify building features and understand their functions, and gain free training in plane table survey.

The sessions will run at the following times:

  • 14:00 - 15:30
  • 15:30 - 17:00


A photograph of a man wearing a red t-shirt and a young woman wearing a purple hoodie using a plane table.

Highland Archaeology Festival

This free workshop is part of the two-week Highland Archaeology Festival, a unique annual event which celebrates archaeology and heritage in the Highlands area.

Whether you are a seasoned archaeologist or a complete beginner, the festival will let you explore an amazing range of places and collections.

The programme includes a wide array of events provided by local experts and national organisations and includes walks, talks, tours, workshops, exhibitions and much more – all focussing on Highland heritage from prehistoric times to the 20th century.