Posted: Thu 11th Feb 2016

Showcasing archaeology and heritage in Ceredigion

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Feb 11th, 2016

Dyfed Archaeological Trust will be hosting an Archaeology Day celebrating the archaeology and heritage of Ceredigion at the Morlan Centre in Aberystwyth on Saturday 5 March from 10am to 4.30pm.
​The event will showcase the richness of Ceredigion’s past through a series of presentations, exhibitions and discussions of recent archaeological research and investigation work in the region. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Projects which will be covered on the day include:
• 40 years of the Welsh Archaeological Trusts
• The story of Pont Ceunant, a Victorian Hydro-Electric Power Station for the Frongoch Metal Mine
• Neolithic, Roman and Early Medieval activity in north Ceredigion: New evidence from recent excavations
• Ynyslas Slate Hulk: the highs and lows of recording an intertidal shipwreck
• Recent Excavations at Mill Street Car Park, Aberystwyth
• The developing archaeology and history of Llanrhystud, its eroding beach and cliffs in their wider coastal setting
Speakers include Louise Barker, Archaeological Investigator and Iestyn Jones, Project Manager for Archaeology Wales. Dyfed Archaeological Trust’s Ken Murphy and James Meek will also be speaking during the day. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

If you are a member of a local community heritage group or historical society and would like to present a poster showcasing your work at the Archaeology Day, please do contact us. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The day is open to anyone interested in Ceredigion’s heritage but places are limited and booking is essential. Attendance at the archaeology Day is £5 and includes tea, coffee and biscuits. Places must be booked in advance. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Please contact Felicity by calling 01558 825994 or emailing f.sage@dyfedarchaeology.org.uk to book a place. For further information about projects and volunteering opportunities with the Dyfed Archaeological Trust please check out the website www.dyfedarchaeology.org.uk ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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