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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SWACS at Christmas Fare at Fife Renewables Innovation Centre

SWACS took part in the Christmas Fair at Fife Renewables Innovation Centre in Methil.

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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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Successful Week at the Community Space

From Monday, 12 October, through to Saturday, 17 October, SWACS had a stall at the Community Space in the Mercat Centre, Kirkcaldy.  The whole exhibition area was given over for the week to various local heritage groups brought together by Fife Mining Heritage Preservation Society.  We’re very grateful to them

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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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SWACS shortlisted for a Scottish Angel Heritage award

The Save Wemyss Ancient Caves Society are delighted to have been shortlisted for a Scottish Angel Heritage award.

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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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