Lectures

The results of the Galloway Picts Project will be presented at the following lectures:

‘The Galloway Picts Project: Trusty’s Hill, the Melting Pot of Rheged’
150th Anniversary Conference of the Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society
9:30am-4pm, Saturday 8 September 2012, Dumfries & Galloway College, The Crichton Campus, Dumfries

‘The Galloway Picts Project and the discovery of a royal stronghold of a lost early medieval kingdom’
The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland Anniversary Meeting (AGM)
4:30pm-6pm, Friday 30 November 2012, The Augustine United Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh

‘Trusty’s Hill, Rheged and the Picts of Galloway’
Peeblesshire Archaeological Society Lecture
7:30pm, Thursday 21 February 2013, Community Centre, Walkerhaugh, Peebles

‘Trusty’s Hill, Rheged and the Picts of Galloway: power and ethnogenesis on the Solway Firth’
Scotland in Early Medieval Europe International Conference
Friday 22 February – Sunday 24 February 2013, the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh

‘The Galloway Picts Project: the excavation of Trusty’s Hill’
First Millennia Studies Group – Early Medieval round up Lectures
5:30pm, Tuesday 2 April 2013, Lecture Theatre 270, Old College, University of Edinburgh

‘The Galloway Picts Project: Trusty’s Hill and the Dark Age Kingdoms of Scotland’
Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society Lecture
2pm, Saturday 6 April 2013, Gatehouse Community Centre, Dromore Road, Gatehouse of Fleet

‘Trusty’s Hill, Galloway: The Context for a Pictish Inscription in Southern Scotland’
The Pictish Arts Society Conference 2013 – Southern Picts, Southern Neighbours
Saturday 5 October 2013, AK Bell Library, Perth

‘The excavation of Trusty’s Hill and the discovery of a lost Dark Age Kingdom in south-west Scotland’
Ayrshire Archaeological and Natural History Society Lecture
7:30pm, Thursday 10 October 2013, Ayr Town Hall

‘The Galloway Picts Project and the excavation of Trusty’s Hill’
Wigtownshire Antiquarian and Natural History Society, Bill Gill Memorial Lecture
7:30pm, Thursday 17 October 2013, Stranraer Library

‘The Galloway Picts Project and the excavation of Trusty’s Hill, Gatehouse of Fleet’
Galloway Preservation Society AGM
2pm, Saturday 5 April 2014, Mill on the Fleet, Gatehouse of Fleet

‘Trusty’s Hill: archaeological insights into Dark Age Galloway’
Wigtown Talks and Walks Group
2:30pm, Tuesday 17 March 2015, Wigtown and Bladnoch Golf Clubhouse

A Dark Age Legacy rescued from obscurity: excavating Trusty’s Hill, Galloway
Current Archaeology Live! 2016 Conference
Friday 26 February 2016, Senate House, London

Shedding Light upon Dark Age Galloway: Excavations at Trusty’s Hill
Falkirk Archaeological and Natural History Society
7:30pm, Tuesday 1st March 2016, Masonic Hall (committee room), Falkirk

Trusty’s Hill
Peeblesshire Archaeological Society
7:30pm, Thursday 20 April 2017, Community Centre, Walkerhaugh, Peebles

The Lost Dark Age Kingdom of Rheged
Wigtown Spring Book Weekend 2017
6pm, Saturday 29 April 2017, Beltie Books & Café, 6 Bank Street, Wigtown

The Lost Dark Age Kingdom of Rheged
Wigtown Book Festival
10:30am, 30 September 2017, Wigtown

Discovering Dark Age Galloway and the lost kingdom of Rheged
Renfrewshire Local History Forum
7:30pm, 12 October 2017, Paisley Museum

Burn Out or Fade Away: the Archaeology of Political Change in Galloway in the Early 7th Century
‘Cymry in the North: the North Britons from the sixth century to the tenth’ Conference
28th April 2018, University of Cumbria, Carlisle

The Enigmatic Trusty’s Hill: Royal Capital of Rheged?
St Andrews Archaeology Society
8pm, 3rd May 2018, University of St Andrews

The Enigmatic Trusty’s Hill: Royal Capital of Rheged?
Border Archaeological Society
7.30pm, 3rd September 2018, Parish Centre, Berwick