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Caroline Vawdrey

Writing, research & design 

My writing assignments are many and varied. They all involve research and image sourcing, and I have also been the designer for a number of exhibitions, interpretive boards and publications.

They include:


  1. Medieval Cromarty Uncovered - research, writing, design

  2. East Church, Cromarty Guide - research and writing. Design by Iain Sarjeant

  3. 40 years of the Port of Cromarty Firth - research and writing. Design by Iain Sarjeant


  1. ARCH Highland (Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands) Social Accounts
  2. Scottish Natural Heritage: Raising Health Awareness and Healthy Activity in SNH


I have researched, written and designed many exhibitions for Cromarty Courthouse Museum and for the Cromarty Medieval Burgh Community Archaeology Project.

Links to exhibition blogs:

  1. Miller and Romanes: Two Local Heroes
  2. Celebrating Architecture
  3. Two Communities Changed by War exhibition and 'Defence of the Firth' book (1 page shown)
  4. Uncovering Medieval Cromarty
  5. Two exhibitions - History of the Courthouse and Cromarty Trade and Industry

Interpretation boards and leaflets

These include boards that I have designed for clients, and others where I have worked with a designer.

  1. Several buildings - Rainings Stairs Inverness, Townhouse Inverness, New housing estate Avoch, 68 High Street Dingwall 

  2. Kirkmichael Trust interpretation of Medieval graveslabs, and gravestones and mausolea in the kirkyard

  3. Cromarty Harbour boards covering history and wildlife (included design work)

  4. East Church, Cromarty information boards for church and churchyard, leaflet and three booklets

  5. St Peter's Kirk, Orkney, leaflet for Historic Churches Scotland

  6. Nigg Pictish cross-slab in Nigg Old Church

  7. Medieval Cromarty The work included exhibiions, leaflets, a book and two information boards - one of which was on the medieval 'well' (included design work)

  8. Cromarty Courthouse Museum Leaflets on a number of subjects (included design work)

  9. Black Isle Words leaflets (included design work)


Highland House of Memories (research and writing)

Interpretation board for Avoch housing development


Highland Environment Forum,  Resolis Community Arts,   And previously . . . East Church Cromarty; Cromarty Courthouse Museum; ARCH; Rural Gateway; Highland Environmental Network; Cromarty and Resolis Film Society; Cromarty Film Festival;Black Isle Words Festival; Nigg Old Church.

Social Media 

I update a number of Facebook, Instagram and Twitter sites for the organisations I work with.

Newsletters, ezines, leaflets, press releases: for many of the organisations (paid and voluntary) that I work with.

Swimming pigs illustration by Alice V Taylor