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Archaeology in Wales Conference 2018 / Archaeoleg yng Nghymu Cynhadledd 2018

CBA  Wales’s first annual archaeological conference. On offer will be: tours to special archaeological sites with specialist guides; updates on the latest discoveries and innovative heritage projects; discussions; workshops, activities, and CPD; and fun social events. All set in lovely Mid-Wales and suitable for professionals, volunteers, students or anyone simply interested in the archaeology of Wales. Register your interest here…

The Aylsham Show

The largest one day agricultural shows in the country and is a great day out for all the family. The Aylsham Agricultural Show Association is supporting a number of events during the Repton 200 Season. Attractions Main Ring Sideshows and Exhibitions Art Marquee Exhibition Family Fun Food and Farming Area Tickets may be purchased at a cost of £18 each…

Eastnor Castle & Village Open Day

Eastnor Castle, near Ledbury, Herefordshire, will open specially on Thursday 24th May and show a number of rooms not normally open to visitors to mark EYCH.

The Hilali Network presents: Safeguarding Cultural Heritage through Re-Design in Education

The Hilali Network is a collaboration between project partners working hard and hand-in-hand on social impact projects.  This hands-on workshop is aimed at empowering the next generation living curricula for those working across Europe and globally in Cultural Heritage education. A living curriculum can support cross-cultural understandings of cultural heritage in Europe and the celebration of cultural differences. To do this,…

The Collapse of Holyrood Abbey Church in 1768

The talk sheds light into the collapse of Holyrood Abbey Church in 1768 following the puzzling substitution of the decaying roof trusses with masonry walls in 1760 by John Douglas and James McPherson.

Greyabbey comes to life again

Living history at Greyabbey brings this monastery to life again. The healing power of herbs will be showcased by the Brothers Apothecary at the monastery garden, mixing concoctions and tinctures to aid the pilgrims and wayfarers. Greyabbey Greyabbey is one of the best example of Anglo-Norman Cistercian architecture in Ulster and was the daughter house of Holm Cultram (Cumbria). It…

Meet the Monks – Newtownards Priory

The ruins of Newtownards Priory will once again come to life. This unique Dominican priory is home for the day to the Prior and his Novice, medieval monks who invite you to try your hand with the quill pen and join them in this peaceful town gem. Newtownards Priory At the south east edge of Newtownards these substantial remains of…

Have a Go Archery at Dundrum Castle

Have-a-Go at shooting the longbow and learn the way of the Norman archer Man-at-Arms at Dundrum Castle Dundrum Castle Believed to have been built in or around 1177, Dundrum Castle was built by John De Courcy as part of his coastal defence after he invaded Ulster. Dundrum Castle is located on a wooded hill north-west of Dundrum village near Newcastle.…

The Challenges to Conservation

Fort George is one of the mightiest artillery fortifications in Britain, but its defences are no match to the power of Mother Nature. A weary traveller will always have something to behold in the Scottish isles. This home nation has always been fortunate that it is rich in archaeological treasures and natural beauty, but in recent months there has been…