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