Events & Activities

UPCOMING EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

Monday 22 June to Friday 17 July – Digging Caerau 2015

Fancy getting your hands dirty!? For four weeks from 22 June all are welcome to come and visit and help dig up your prehistoric past! Come and find out how archaeologists discover how people in the past lived, and maybe even find some treasure! We’ll be on site from 9am to 5pm each day (Monday to Saturday).  If you’d like to get involved, please contact Olly at the details below.

 

Saturday 4th July – Excavation Open Day

Kick off you Ely Festival week on Saturday 4th July and come and join us on the hill from 11am to 3pm for food, stalls, activities, tours of the archaeology and fun for all the family.

 

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