Visit by the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland

On 31 October SWACS was delighted to welcome to the caves Rev. Susan Brown, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.

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How Early are the Wemyss Pictish Carvings?

Important article in the latest edition of Antiquity by Gordon Noble of the Northern Picts project and others, arguing from recent archaeology and dating evidence that the carving of Pictish symbols began in the 3rd or 4th century AD

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British Archaeological Awards Success

We're really proud to announce that the 4D Wemyss Caves website was shortlisted in the top three in the category of "Best Public Presentation of Archaeology" in the British Archaeological Awards 2018 last week.

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Community Festival video!

The film of our Community Festival held in July is now ready. Thanks again to everyone who came along or helped on the day - see if you can spot yourself in the film!

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Wemyss Caves Community Festival a big hit

A huge thank-you to everyone who came along to the festival on Saturday, and to all the volunteers and performers who worked so hard to make the day a success.

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Sharing Heritage: SWACS receive £3000 Heritage Lottery Fund grant for the Wemyss Caves Community Festival

SWACS has received a £3000 Heritage Lottery Fund Sharing Heritage grant to fund an exciting new community festival.

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SWACS wildlife specimens handed over for education and forensic research

On 6 June SWACS handed over a collection of wild birds’ eggs, plus the preserved skins and pelts of other wildlife specimens, to the National Wildlife Crime Unit

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Going underground: Exploring the caves of Courier Country

Michael Alexander digs deep to explore the folklore behind some of Fife and Tayside’s most famous caves.

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Wemyss Caves Community Festival

SWACS are delighted to announce that we will be holding a Wemyss Caves Family Festival at the caves and castle on the afternoon of Saturday July 21st.

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Keeping an eye on the coastline

How SWACS are using the latest technology to monitor and combat coastal erosion.

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