Events & Activities

UPCOMING EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

Monday 9th March – Sieving the Samples, 9.00-5.00pm

Fancy getting your hands dirty!? For two weeks from 9th March all are welcome to come and help with wet sieving the soil samples from the hillfort excavations at St Fagans Museum. Come and find out how archaeologists discover how people in the past lived, and maybe even find some treasure! If you’d like to get involved, please contact Olly at the details below.

 

Saturday 21st March – Getting Medieval: Geophysics at Caerau, 10.00-3.00pm

An opportunity to come and work with the CAER Heritage Team and Cardiff Archaeological Society to discover what lies beneath the mysterious medieval ringwork on Caerau Hill.  Come along and get involved with doing geophsics, learn about the Middle Ages in Caerau, or just come for a coffee, cake and a chat.  No need to book, just turn up on the day!

 

Coming Soon – Become an Archaeologist: Analysing Pottery

An accredited, and free, Live Local Learn Local Adult Learners Course for over 18s where you can learn how to process and analyse the amazing Neolithic, Iron Age and Roman pottery discovered during the recent excavations at Caerau Hillfort.  Location and dates TBC.

 

Coming Soon – Dating the Past

An opportunity to be involved with the first radio-carbon dating of samples from Caerau Hillfort.

 

Coming Soon – Become an Archaeologist: Analysing Environmental Remains

An accredited, and free, Live Local Learn Local Adult Learners Course for over 18s where you can learn how to process and analyse the soil samples recovered during the recent excavations at Caerau Hillfort. We’ll be searching for the tiny remains of animals and plants that lived thousands of years ago in Caerau and can tell us about how people lived in and farmed the land. Location and dates TBC.

 

Coming Soon – A Visit to the Mary Rose

A free trip to visit and look around one of the most important and fascinating archaeological discoveries made in the last 50 years.  Pre-booking is essential.  Dates and times TBC.

 

Like more details or to get involved? Contact the CAER Heritage Project team by filling in the form below or tel 02920 875610 and ask to speak to Olly