Welcome to Highland Objects

The Highland Objects project will progressively build a portfolio of podcasts, selected by you, which describe the variety of cultural objects available across the Highlands of Scotland.

Each podcast will offer insight, intrigue and information!

Which Highland Object would you nominate?

Latest from the Blog

The June 2020 Objects

We are thrilled with the way people have engaged in nominating objects, voting for them, and now downloading and listening to the first batch of podcasts that we created. Thank you for all of your support and please continue to participate in the projects. To that end we have an amazing group of Highland Objects […]

Message in a Bottle

Taigh Chearsabhagh, North Uist In 2006 Andy Mackinnon found a plastic Coca-Cola bottle on Baile Sear beach during a flotsam foraging walk. Inside the bottle, written in English, but barely decipherable due to UV exposure, was the story of an unsuccessful hunting trip in Baffin Bay high in the Arctic, by Niels Berthelsen, from Upernavik, […]

George Bain Celtic-Design Bowl

Groam House Museum, Rosemarkie Images courtesy of The George Bain Estate | Keith Wood Photography Imagine having this bright, intricate Celtic-design bowl in your house: you would make it a centrepiece, wouldn’t you? If you had visited Celtic artist and educator George Bain’s house in Drumnadrochit in the 1940s, however, you may well have been […]

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