Team Blog

This is a place for us to collect some of our stories throughout the project; some about the workshops and surveys we run, others about behind-the-scenes work and even some of our own experiences of going out and visiting sites.


Being Human Festival Field Trip to Holyhead


DSC_8734Hey everyone, my name is Katharina and I am one of the archaeologists working on the Heritage Together Project. I’m based in the School of History, Welsh History and Archaeology at Bangor University and recently had the pleasure of taking a few … More/Mwy

Capturing Bryn Celli Ddu

Bryn Celli Ddu Mound

Photographing the large mounds of burial chambers is a tricky business – being able to get high enough to make sure you can see the whole mound requires a bit of aerial camera work… Enter our aerial surveying platform (which we will tell you more about in an upcoming … More/Mwy

Celebrating the Solstice at Bryn Celli Ddu


On the 21st of June, we joined Cadw at Bryn Celli Ddu for a celebration of all things Neolithic! Visitors got the chance to see flint-knapping demonstrations, learn about aerial photography, make embossed badges and much more.

Lee shot this video from above the site during the day, which is … More/Mwy

Make your own rock art!

IMG_1028 finished mural

Easter Sunday means a giant rock art mural!  Or at least it does here a HeritageTogether, so an early start saw Helen, Andrew, and I heading off to Segontium Roman fort, where we have been asked to be part of the Easter activities organised by Adele Thackray, Field monument warden … More/Mwy


Axes galore

Tuesday morning, Ben and I set off bright and early (well barring a minor delay with Arriva Trains Wales) to go and visit our collaborator at Bangor Museum and Art Gallery, Esther Roberts.

We’d been in touch about laser scanning artefacts from the sites which we … More/Mwy

Exploring Melindwr and Blaenrheidol in Ceredigion


Although I’ve been working in Aberystwyth University since the start of February, finishing work on my PhD had consumed every spare moment I had until now. Finally, I had some time this weekend to go out exploring around my new home!

To make sure I could see a few sites, … More/Mwy