Showcasing archaeology and heritage in Ceredigion

The Dyfed Archaeological Trust will host an Archaeology Day School celebrating the archaeology and heritage of Ceredigion, at the Morlan Centre, Aberystwyth, March 1, 10.15am 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 investigating the hillfort legacy of north Ceredigion; managing the Legacy of the Lead Mine Industry of Ceredigion, recent work at Cardigan Castle; the Archwilio mobile application, Y Neuadd, Llanon, and Strata Florida.

Speakers include Toby Driver manager of the Royal Commissions aerial reconnaissance programme, Dr Jemma Bezant- co-Director of the Strata Florida Project, and Nigel Page, Project Manager at NPS Archaeology currently managing the work at Cardigan Castle. Dyfed Archaeological Trust’s Fran Murphy, James Meek, Alice Pyper and Marion Page will also be speaking during the day.

Members of local community heritage groups or historical societies who would like to present a poster showcasing their work at the Day School, are urged to get in contact.

The day is open to anyone interested in Ceredigion’s heritage but places are limited and booking is essential. Attendance at the Day School is £4 and includes tea, coffee and biscuits.

Contact Community Archaeologist Sarah Rees, 01558 825993/01554 823121 or email s.rees@dyfedarchaeology.org.uk to book a place.

For further information about projects and volunteering opportunities with the Dyfed Archaeological Trust visit www.dyfedarchaeology.org.uk.

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