Grampian Speleological Group Visit the Caves

It was great to welcome some lovely people from Grampian Speleological Group to the caves for a tour.

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SWACS hosts international delegates from the European Association of Archaeology Conference

On Sunday 6th September, SWACS hosted a group of international delegates from the European Association of Archaeology Conference, which was held in Glasgow this year.

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French Visitors Come to the Caves

The Levenmouth area is being twinned with Bruges in France and we were delighted to play a part in entertaining the visiting French delegates.

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Successful 2015 Annual Lecture

SWACS were very lucky to have Marcus Abbott from York Archaeological Trust (YAT) to give our annual lecture.

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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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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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‘Wemyss Caves: Journeying Through Time’

Dr Sue Hamstead delivered a very successful presentation on the Wemyss Caves at the Old Kirk, Kirkcaldy last night on the history of the Wemyss Caves.

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Illustrated Talk given in Buckhaven

An illustrated talk on local history was given by Sue Hamstead, SWACS Education Officer, to the senior citizens group at Buckhaven Community Centre. Fittingly, the main subject of the talk was Auld Buckhyne and many members of the audience had their own memories to contribute.

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Lecture to Edinburgh University Archaeological Society

A lecture was given by Sue Hamstead, SWACS Education Officer, to Edinburgh University Archaeological Society.  The lecture covered some basic information about the caves for those new to the subject, then delved more deeply into the history of their archaeological exploration from the Victorian pioneers right up to the latest

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Wemyss Caves lecture delivered at TAFAC 2014 Conference

Dr Jo Hambly (SCAPE) and Dr Sue Hamstead (SWACS) delivered a lecture on the history of research into the Wemyss Caves at the 2014 TAFAC Conference. The lecture also focused on the imaging work which was recently carried out on Jonathan’s Cave as part of the Wemyss Caves 4D project.

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