The Supernatural Shore

Filmed in the Wemyss Caves, storyteller Rowan Morrison explores the folktales and folklore of superstitious seafarers

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Auld Handsel Monday: Old and New Year Traditions

SWACS archivist, Pam Cranston, gives a presentation on the local traditions of Handsel Monday

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Protective Gates at the Wemyss Caves

Towards the end of 2020 we drew up proposals to install protective gates at the Wemyss Caves. Ongoing issues with vandalism and graffiti are putting the survival of the ancient and unique carvings on the site at risk. We have been working hard to come up with a solution and

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We’re reopening for tours!

We’ve been working hard behind the scenes and are really happy to announce that we will be resuming tours of the caves on 25th July.

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Armchair tours of the Wemyss Caves

Tour the caves without having to leave your house

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Activities postponed

We have decided that we will be suspending all public SWACS activities until at the least the end of April.

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Cave Tours 2020

Details of this year's programme of cave tours

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Images of Warriors and War on Pictish Sculpture

A talk on what the images of armed nobles on Pictish sculpture can tell us about their warrior society.

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Handsel Monday Celebration

We had a very successful Handsel Monday celebration on January 13th. A huge thank you to everyone who came out to listen to the talk.

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“Stonelines” cards now available

New in the online shop – high quality cards inspired by the stone monuments of Scotland.

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