Scotland's Great Escape? Archaeological Dig WeekCommunity
20 June 11:00 - 13:00
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.