Aberdeen YAC and the Lost Monastery of Deer
In June 2017, Aberdeen YAC were invited to dig near Mintlaw, Aberdeenshire to try and discover the original site of the Deer Abbey. It is believed to have been in existence between 7th-13th centuries. The aim was to find the original Abbey where the Book of Deer was written. The dig was featured in a BBC Alba TV programme in January 2018...
Thursday 11 Jan 2018
You WOULD Want to Be... our competition winner
For our Christmas competition, we challenged you to tell us which historical person they WOULD want to be. The prize was a set of six books from the award-winning You Wouldn't Want to Be series, published by Book House. Our winner is 9-year-old Archie Brookes. But who does he want to be?!