Members of the Wemyss Caves Working Group met with representatives of the team from Northlight Heritage who have been commissioned to formulate the Conservation Management Plan (CMP) for the caves. Northlight will undertake a baseline audit of the caves and their carvings and make an assessment of their cultural significance.
SWACS made a start on capturing the Court Cave carvings as part of our Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) project. The weather was kind to us and volunteers came from St Andrews, Edinburgh and Glasgow to learn about this powerful photographic technique and to help out with both the data capture
SWACS are extremely alarmed by the extent to which recent weather conditions have eroded the coastline upon where the caves are situated.
A grant from Awards For All Scotland has enabled us to buy our own photographic equipment, the main aim being to capture all the carvings in the caves using the RTI (Reflectance Transformation Imaging) technique. We made an outing to Court Cave– in the company of our friends from SCAPE
Save Wemyss Ancient Caves Big Lottery Fund: Awards For All Scotland grant enables the Save Wemyss Ancient Caves Society: Photographic Project to continue. “The Save Wemyss Ancient Caves Society (SWACS) are pleased to announce they were awarded a grant from the Big Lottery Fund: Awards For All Scotland that will