Earlier in the year, Aaron Watson was interviewed at an archaeological site in western Scotland for the first episode in the new series of BBC TV’s Grand Tours of Scotland’s Lochs, which was broadcast this week.
Aaron Watson was in Kilmartin Museum this week to photograph the Coll Hoard. This remarkable collection of Bronze Age artefacts has recently been returned to the Museum following the completion of specialist conservation procedures.
Aaron Watson has been interviewed by BBC Radio 4 for an episode of Open Country. Aaron was asked to interpret prehistoric rock carvings in the light of excavations he co-directed with Professor Richard Bradley.
Aaron Watson spent a day working with Dr. Sharon Webb, Curator at Kilmartin Museum, photographing a variety of vulnerable Bronze Age artefacts excavated on the Isle of Coll. The images are to be used for a crowdfunding appeal to secure funding to conserve these remarkable objects.
This morning Aaron Watson recorded an interview for the Today Programme on BBC Radio 4. It was about the possibilities offered by visualisation technologies, such as Virtual Reality, for archaeological interpretations of the past.
New information panels designed by Aaron Watson and Steve Keeling for West Cumbria Rivers Trust and Scottish Natural Heritage. The first is now on display at Ennerdale Bridge providing an overview of the life of the freshwater mussel and the vital role they play in providing us with clean drinking water.
Our ongoing work for this long standing client has recently included new café terrace facilities to improve the catering operation. This is in addition to our involvement in the estate management process, where Monumental is bringing the historic aspects of the site to greater prominence through information panels and the reinterpretation of key locations.
A film commissioned by Kilmartin Museum to support their major redevelopment project which launches this year. The film will play a dual role in communicating the Museum’s work to a wider audience and as part of the fundraising raising process.
Three panels featuring artwork by Aaron Watson have been unveiled at some of Anglesey’s most iconic heritage sites. The artwork above is for Bryn Celli Ddu, portraying the midsummer sunrise upon which this monument is aligned.
In the Footsteps of Kings, a guide to walks in and around Kilmartin Glen, has proved to be a great success and has now entered its second reprint. The book, written by Kilmartin Museum Director and Curator Dr. Sharon Webb, offers an archaeological and historical background to some of the best walks in the Kilmartin area and features photography and design by Aaron Watson.
A recent commission by English Heritage for use in their new exhibition at Tintagel Castle, Cornwall, south west England. Two reconstructions feature Tintagel Island, one image is set in the 5th Century AD and shows a settlement and land bridge that connected the island to the mainland that has since collapsed. The other set c.1260 AD, features the castle constructed by Earl Richard of Cornwall for which the site is best known.
Living Symbols of Kilmartin Glen was made in collaboration with the community of Kilmartin Glen, and explores the interpretation of prehistoric rock art. Contributors included foresters, scallop divers, charity groups, artists and school children.