The Bunkle Edge Events This December we have been fortunate to have been joined by a leading archaeological expert, Mr Strat Halliday, to deliver some of our Whiteadder Events. Strat Halliday, formerly of the Royal Commission of the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS), has a background in prehistory in the Borders and a … Read More
Month: December 2019
Song from the Herring Road
The ‘Herring Road’ is a route that went from Dunbar to Lauder and cut through the Whiteadder area near the reservoir. The route was used by people bringing a stock of salted herring home for the winter and also by fishwives carrying huge creels of herring from Dunbar to the markets in Lauder. The path has changed … Read More
A nice sketch of Cranshaws Church by Brian Edwards. Brian is the author of Understanding Architecture through Drawing. He lives in Duns and is keen to document the architecture of the Whiteadder through his sketches.
The sound art duo Oor Scintilla spent a day at the end of November, in and around the Whiteadder valley capturing audio for a sound piece to be based on the project area. The river valley was flooded and impassable just south of the reservoir but they still managed to capture some good water and … Read More