[Dune Heritage & Culture Series] A Tomb with a View; Burial Chambers at Barclodiad y Gawres in North Wales

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Event date

08/11/2022

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Event time

12:00pm - 1:00pm

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Event cost

Free

Uncover the fascinating story of Neolithic chambered tomb at Barclodiad y Gawres as part of our series celebrating coastal heritage.

Join Dynamic Dunescapes and Adele Thackray from Cadw for a light overview of the Neolithic chambered tomb of Barclodiad y Gawres (The apronful of the Giantess) in North Wales. This talk will explore the folklore around this important archaeological site, and discuss the excavation, and the links across the Irish sea with the artwork.

Meet Adele:

Adele is currently the Lifelong Learning Manager for North Wales, working for Cadw, who are the Welsh Government Historic Environment Service.

Adele has been with Cadw for over twelve years, first as an archaeologist working on monument management and protection in the landscape and then in education: with a passion for making heritage accessible to the communities of Wales.

She studied both History with Archaeology and Celtic Archaeology at the University of Wales Bangor.

A smiling lady with blonde hair stands at the entrance of a grass-covered burial chamber, talking to people off camera

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This talk is hosted by Dynamic Dunescapes, a project working to restore and celebrate coastal sand dune systems in England and Wales.

This talk will take place on Zoom. It will be recorded and shared online at a later date to allow others unable to attend to enjoy this session. Please keep this in mind and turn your camera off when in the session if you do not wish to be recorded.

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Burial Chambers at Barclodiad y Gawres
Aerial view looking South East Barclodiad y Gawres Cadw Sites SAMN: AN032 NGR: SH329707 Isle of Anglesey North Chambered round barrows Prehistoric Religious, Ritual and Funerary Historic Sites Marketing