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We are looking for a volunteer or two Do you have an interest in or knowledge of Caithness history? Do you enjoy research and solving a mystery? We have around 350 images from across Caithness taken over the past 150 years, which have little to no supporting information. We are looking for volunteers to take… Read more »Read more

Archive Classes

Join us over the next few months for a journey through our collections and get to know your local archive. The classes start with an introduction to the archive, followed by family history for the beginner. These classes will give you the knowledge and confidence to begin your own journey of research, whether for study… Read more »Read more

History Pilot

    FULLY BOOKED If you are interested in attending  classes at Nucleus get in touch with Garance Warburton . [email protected]   Nucleus: The Nuclear & Caithness Archive has teamed up with Lets Get On With It Together or LGOWIT to deliver a series of archive classes for the Caithness group. We will be running… Read more »Read more

Doors Open at Berriedale Church

Come along and join us at Berriedale Church on Sunday 23rd September 11am to 4pm. You will have the opportunity to explore one of Caithness’s gems. Berridale Church is one of 32 Parliamentary Churches commissioned and built by Thomas Telford. The Berriedale church is one of the few that remain and even more excitingly the… Read more »Read more

Starting on Tuesday 4th September 2018

Nucleus: The Nuclear and Caithness Archive will be returning to Thurso library with a range of documents from the Caithness Collections. Tuesday 4th September Tuesday 2nd October Tuesday 6th November Tuesday 4th December Tuesday 5th February Tuesday 5th March Tuesday 2nd April and Tuesday 7th May If there are any themes or collections that you… Read more »Read more

Forthcoming Events at Nucleus

Friday 5th October 2018 The Opportunities & Challenges of Studying 20C HSTM: a one-day workshop to bring researchers together to share their experiences of working on the history of 20th-century science, technology and medicine. Full details available here. For more information on any of the above events, please contact us: Email: [email protected] Telephone: 01955 602444 Facebook:… Read more »Read more

School’s Out! – Summer Youth Activities in Wick

There are lots of exciting youth activities in Wick this summer including ‘The Way Wick Was’ walk on Monday the 10th of July (10-12pm) and ‘Stories from the Archives’ on Wednesday 19th July (10-3pm). See our posters for more details and booking information.Read more

Volunteering Open Day at Nucleus, 28th June

Do you have an interest in the history of your local area? Do you enjoy meeting new people and learning new skills? Come along to our Volunteering Open Day at Nucleus on Wednesday 28th June 2017 between 10-12 and 2-4pm. For more information telephone 01955 606432 or email [email protected]      Read more

Noss Primary School Visit to Nucleus

We were delighted to welcome children from Noss Primary School’s P4 class into the archive search room at Nucleus on the 4th April 2017. The children are doing a project on Vikings and came along to our centre to search for Nordic place names on some old maps. They were also able to view some… Read more »Read more

Opening Day at Nucleus: The Nuclear and Caithness Archives

No sooner had the doors opened at Nucleus, on the 14th February 2017, than our first depositor arrived, followed shortly after by our first readers. We welcomed over 35 people through our doors during the course of the day and we were delighted that everyone was enjoying reading documents in the new surroundings. Our first depositor was John… Read more »Read more