Events

Current and upcoming events

23rd April – 4th May 2024 – A new exhibition of Waste Stories from New College Lanarkshire is on show at the Mitchell Library, Glasgow. Students on various Visual Art programmes at the college have created visual and sculptural works exploring the theme of waste.

Past Events

26th January 2023 – Waste Stories session at SHRUB Coop’s Zero Waste Hub, Edinburgh

A creative writing session for anyone with an interest in waste, sustainability and stories! In partnership with SHRUB Coop.

12th February 2023 – Beach clean on Eigg as part of Future Archaeologies of Marine Litter Waste Stories

18-19th February 2023 – Beach cleans and story workshops with Greener Orkney at Scapa Beach and Stromness, Orkney as part of Future Archaeologies of Marine Litter Waste Stories.

Saturday 18th: Beach clean at Scapa Beach, 2-3.30; workshop at the Sea Cadets, 3.30ish-5.

Sunday 19th: Beach clean at Warebeth Beach, 3-4.30ish; creative session at the Ferry Inn, from 4.45ish.

23rd February 2023Future Archaeologies of Marine Litter beach clean and story workshop, Bute, with Beach Watch Bute. Beach clean 2pm, workshop 4pm at the Bank of Ideas, Rothesay.

9th March 2023 – Waste Stories/Future Archaeologies beach clean and creative workshop, Dumfries and Galloway College

28th March 2023 – Waste Stories at the School of Education, University of Glasgow, 13:00-14:30.

Tuesday, 16th May – Waste Stories workshop at the University of Glasgow’s Advanced Research Centre, 10:15-11:45. Sign up via eventbrite.

May-October 2023 – Future Archaeologies of Marine Litter Orkney exhibition was hosted at Stromness Museum.

Future Archaeologies of Marine Litter Eigg was live on Eigg.

Monday, 19th June – Friday, 23rd June – Future Archaeologies of Marine Litter exhibition at the University of Glasgow’s Advanced Research Centre. The exhibition is free and open to the public.

October 2023 – Future Archaeologies of Marine Litter: a vision from Bute was at the Mitchell Library in Glasgow from Monday 2nd to Friday 13th October. We ran a special future archaeology-themed Waste Stories workshop at the library to accompany on Tuesday 3rd October.

The Solway Hoard was on show at the Devil’s Porridge Museum for two months from 2nd October 2023. We ran a special future archaeology-themed Waste Stories workshop at the Museum to accompany this on Thursday 19th October, 2-3.30pm.

March 2024 – We ran a Waste Stories workshop as part of a Galloways and South Ayrshire Biosphere event at Whithorn on Saturday 8th March.