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Wednesday, 4 June 2008

Archaeological Work at Perth Prison Scotland

Archaeological Work at Perth Prison, Perthshire, Scotland. 05 June 2008. Andrea Smith of Headland Archaeology Ltd will present the results of excavation and monitoring work at Perth Prison carried out over the last 4 years, as part of a major programme of rebuilding and refurbishment by the Scottish Prisons Service. The findings will be discussed in the context of the development of prison buildings and how these reflected contemporary views on offenders and imprisonment. The Human History Gallery (‘Time of Our Lives’) also includes a selection of Napoleonic Prisoner’s war-work. Free admission. For further details & booking contact Mark Hall, Perth Museum and Art Gallery (01738) 632488. Event Time: 1930 – 2100. Location: Perth Museum & Art Gallery, Perth.

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