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.
Hey 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
This is a slightly altered and extended version of the Day of Archaeology post I wrote a little while ago; you can see the original post on the Day of Archaeology website.
Hi, I’m Helen. I’m actually a computer scientist rather than an archaeologist, working on a project … More/Mwy
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
Coetan Arthur is a fantastic dolmen situated in Cefnamlwch on the Llŷn Peninsula. Seren and I met up with Jamie from the Llŷn Archaeology and History Society to visit the site and help our volunteers get started photographing sites!
Seren gave a great introductory talk on the site, … More/Mwy
On a blazing hot saturday, the team headed out to Barclodiad y Gawres – a stunning chambered tomb on the coast of Anglesey – for an open day organised in collaboration with Cadw. Since an incident of vandalism some years back, access to … More/Mwy
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
Some of my visits to local archaeology societies:
Wirral & North Wales Field Archaeology 8th February 2014
Ben and I got on the road for a meeting with the Wirral & North Wales Field Archaeology Group in the backroom of a pub in Neston. A small group, but … More/Mwy
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
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
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