Calanais Conversations – Episode 6 with Gerald Ponting

In this Calanais Conversation, The Prehistory Guys talk with Gerald Ponting. In the 1970s and 1980s, Gerald and Margaret Ponting (later Margaret Curtis, who died in 2022) carried out groundbreaking research at Calanais. These dedicated local amateurs published the first-ever guidebook to the site ‘The Standing Stones of Callanish’ in 1976. Here Gerald tells us about his work, his connection to Calanais his views on the celestial orientation of the stones.