Special Open Day at the Wemyss Caves

We have digital archaeologists from York Archaeological Trust at the Wemyss Caves from Monday, 9 March, to Friday, 20 March, inclusive. They’re here to complete the data collection for the Visualization Project. The pilot project was carried out in Jonathan’s Cave in November 2013 resulting in the Wemyss Caves 4D

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Castle, Caves & Coast Cleanup

SWACS in conjunction with friends will be doing a cleanup of the land surrounding MacDuff Castle, the Wemyss Caves and the general coastal area. This will take place on Saturday, 11th April from 10:00 until 13:00. All Welcome!

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Volunteering Opportunity at Wemyss Caves

SWACS have an exciting couple of weeks coming up. At the moment our Wemyss Caves 4D website features only Jonathan’s Cave, but experts from York Archaeological Trust are about to begin work on rolling out the Visualization Project to the rest of the caves. So, from Monday, 9 March, through

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Visualization Project

Are you a fan of our Wemyss Caves 4D website?  Do you wish you could explore all the other caves online instead of just Jonathan’s?  Then you will be pleased to hear that – thanks to generous support from SCAPE (Scottish Coastal Archaeology and the Problem of Erosion) and Historic

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RTI – First Volunteer Session

SWACS made a start on capturing the Court Cave carvings as part of our Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) project.  The weather was kind to us and volunteers came from St Andrews, Edinburgh and Glasgow to learn about this powerful photographic technique and to help out with both the data capture

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David Torrance MSP raises the Wemyss Caves in the Scottish Parliament

David Torrance MSP raises the Wemyss Caves in the Scottish Parliament and Fiona Hyslop (Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Europe and External Affairs) replies.

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