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    Scotland's Great Escape? Archaeological Dig Week

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    20 June 11:00 - 13:00
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  • ARCHAEOLOGICAL DIG WEEK AT WW2 PoW CAMP No 21
    CULTYBRAGGAN CAMP, COMRIE

    Monday 19th June – Talk at the White Church
    Dr Iain Banks, Senior Lecturer in History/Battlefield Archaeology at Glasgow University will give a talk entitled “PoWs at Cultybraggan: Unwilling Guests Trying to Leave” at the White Church, Comrie at 7:30 pm (doors open at 7 pm).

    Tuesday 20-24 June – Dig at the Camp
    “Scotland’s Great Escape”, the Search for 3 Escape Tunnels at Cultybraggan Camp, Comrie
    Dr Iain Banks and his team will excavate Compound B of the WW2 PoW Camp for signs of the three Escape Tunnels.
    Come along during the week (from 11am to 4pm) to see what’s going on and even take part – to find out more about taking part contact Comrieheritage@gmail.com or see the cultybraggan facebook page.

    Saturday 24 June – Open Day at the Camp
    Special Open Day, from 11 am – 4 pm, talk to the team and find out what they’ve found. Guided Heritage Tours will also be running during the day (Last tour 3 pm)

    All Free events, but donations very much appreciated.
    Remember to come prepared for our good Scottish weather.