Vandalism in Jonathan’s Cave

Very regrettably we have to report that Jonathan’s Cave was targeted some time last week by vandals who used spray cans to draw graffiti both outside the cave and inside on areas containing Pictish carvings. We have reported this to police and will be working with Historic Environment Scotland under

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Mercat Shopping Centre stall

SWACS have had a stall at the Mercat Shopping Centre in Kirkcaldy this week, alongside other local heritage groups. We’ll still be there on Friday and Saturday, so why not pop in and see us all?

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SWACS use RTI skills to help out

In the cemetery of Kirkcaldy Old Kirk there is a very strange gravestone. Its two sides each have a different dedication, commemorating deaths separated by some twenty years. One side is dedicated by his brother to a man who was buried at sea in 1808. The other side names a

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SWACS host archaeologists’ tour

This weekend we took part in the SCHARP Conference in St Andrews which gathered together archaeologists and volunteers who work to record, protect and publicise coastal heritage sites across Scotland. It was an amazing day where we heard about the work being done by groups like ours from Stranraer to

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Peter Grant MP visits SWACS

Thank you to the brave souls who ventured out in Sunday’s rain to join the tour of Wemyss Caves. Amongst their number were Peter Grant MP (pictured here with members of the SWACS committee) and his wife Fiona. Many thanks to Peter for coming along and giving us the opportunity

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Good day for SWACS

We had a great day today. We were presented with a cheque from Fife Family History Society for £500 which is greatly appreciated. Two very well attended tours left the museum in East Wemyss Primary School. It was a pleasure leading people of all ages, some who had travelled a

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SWACS AGM 2016

SWACS’ 2016 Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday, 31st May at the East Wemyss Senior Citizen Centre, 9 Main Road, East Wemyss, KY1 4RQ (19:00-21:00).  All members and supporters are encouraged to attend.

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A Few Highlights from 2015

The Save Wemyss Caves Society have been very active over the past year.  Here are some of our highlights: Nominated for the Scottish Heritage Angels Awards Visited by an International delegation of Archaeologists. Major photogrammetric, aerial, RTI photography and laser scan surveys of the caves and surrounding environment. Visited by

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More vandalism at the caves

Received this report from one of our volunteers. Really disappointing to see the way some people treat this important site of Scottish heritage.

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Volunteer with SWACS in 2016

We are looking forward to a very busy year at SWACS. 2016 is a significant year in the history of the Society as it marks our 30th anniversary and we will also see the completion of the wonderful 4d visualisation project. 

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