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Cromarty 2 December: The Physics of the Wood of Hallaig

Achiltibuie 24 November: Heroes of the Light

Tongue 10 November: The Broch-Builders of Strathnaver

Helmsdale 2 November: The Dogs of Loth

Dunbeath 1 November: The Iron Men of Dunbeath

Garve 28 October: 390 Million Years of Orkney

Brough 16 October: walk and talk

Thurso 14 October: The Viking Myth

Thurso 8 October: Rethinking the Picts - the voice of ancient science

Thurso 7 October: The Science of the Neolithic

Castletown 5 September: The Runaway Universe

Tongue 10 November: The Broch-Builders of Strathnaver..
12 November 2010

Howie Firth spoke on ‘The Broch-Builders of Strathnaver’ showing how various patterns of the Iron Age broch towers can be analysed by statistics, relating to wall thicknesses, base diameters, and particularly location, and the resulting picture that then emerges of the broch-builders and their times. The event, which was chosen after consultation with Strathnaver Museum, took place in the lounge of the Ben Loyal Hotel, with a warm fire, comfortable armchairs, and tea and coffee, and was attended by 12 people, who provided much stimulating discussion, with a wealth of information about aspects such as the traditions of Strathnaver and local geology and geography.

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