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A Must Have Fashion Accessory!

The Society has a supply of quality enamelled badges bearing the Society’s Crest. These are available at the ridiculously cheap price of £3.50 and are on sale at lectures (when available) at the sales table.

Glasgow Archaeological Society car stickers and bookmarks are also freely available to members.

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Fieldwork Opportunity – Stonemasons Marks Research Project

Mason's Mark at Paisley Abbey, by Paisley Scotland

GAS and ACFA members are invited to participate in survey sessions for the Stonemasons' Marks Research Project. 

The research project aims to record stonemasons’ marks on the medieval castles and churches of Scotland, and work is now well underway. The next survey sessions for Glasgow Cathedral are scheduled for:

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Leaving your mark on history

Crookston Castle by Paradasos

By Iain Ross Wallace

Having come to archaeology rather late in life, I have just completed a degree at Glasgow and am about to embark on a Research Masters, examining the stonemason’s marks of buildings in the early medieval period.

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GAS Birthday Celebrations

In just under three years time GAS will be celebrating its sesquicentennial: one hundred and fifty years of lectures, publications and excursions. The Council is looking at a number of ways of celebrating this anniversary (e.g. a themed lectures series, excursions, special publications, an exhibition) and has begun to organise and prepare for the proposed events, though they are only possibilities at present.

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