PAST EVENT: Highland Archaeology Festival: Surveying Buildings and Illustration

Join us at this free hands-on workshop and learn how to investigate and record historic buildings in Merkinch, Inverness.

The Bike Shed, 23 Grant Street, Inverness, IV3 8BN

Join us for a free hands-on workshop on Saturday 1 October and discover how to 'read' the story of a building through its architecture.

Alongside learning to identify architectural features and their functions, you'll learn how to survey and record buildings through photography and sketching. The workshop will focus on the former Argyle Bar, 1 Grant Street, Inverness.

Suitable for heritage newcomers.

Wheelchair accessible. Children welcome with adults.


A photograph of a hand drawing architecture on a piece of paper.

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.