Archaeoastronomy workshops and walks

Please contact me through this website to save a spot on any of these events.

Part of the Tin Coast Events Programme. Commissioned by the Tin Coast Partnership and Cornwall 365.

Archaeoastronomy Workshop and Field Practice Day

If you have ever wanted to learn some of the techniques used in archaeoastronomy, here is your chance. This workshop day will be in two parts and start with an introductory morning talk, followed by discussion of techniques and software which can be used to look at how the ancient skies around Cornwall would have differed to today. The afternoon will be out in the field and allow people to put into practice some of the techniques that they have learnt in the morning. Carolyn will lead both sessions.

First workshop (20th April 2021) – SORRY NOW FULL

20th April, Online 10-1pm (morning session)

Introductory talk and workshop – techniques which can be used in the field

20th April, Tregeseal. 2-3.30pm – putting ideas into practice. An outdoor workshop (afternoon session)

Putting ideas and skills to use In the field landscape around Tregeseal

THIS IS NOW FULL

Second workshop (18th May 2021)

18th May, The Knut St Just. 10-1pm (morning session)

Introductory talk and workshop – techniques which can be used in the field

18th May, Tregeseal. 2-3.30pm – putting ideas into practice. An outdoor workshop (afternoon session)

Putting ideas and skills to use In the field landscape around Tregeseal

Walking Tours

The Ritual Landscape around Tregeseal and its Connections to the Sky (21st May) – SORRY NOW FULL

This walking tour will take people on a 2.5 mile tour of the ritual landscape around Tregeseal. It will visit a stone circle, barrows, and a stone row. Carolyn will lead the walking tour and talk about each of the sites visited and if they relate to the night sky, how they do this.

There will be lots of opportunity to ask questions and learn more about the ancient landscape within the Tin Coast area.

The walk itself is easy-moderate, the ground is uneven in places and can be muddy at times.

Friday 21st May 2021 10am – Guided walk through the landscape around Tregeseal

Booking essential as number limited

The Ritual Landscape around Boskednan and its connections to the Sky. (23rd April) – SORRY NOW FULL

This walking tour will take people on a 3 mile tour of the ritual landscape around Boskednan. It will visit a stone circle, barrows, menhir, and a holed stone. Carolyn will lead the walking tour and talk about each of the sites visited and if they relate to the night sky, how they do this.

There will be lots of opportunity to ask questions and learn more about the ancient landscape within the Tin Coast area.

The walk itself is easy-moderate, the ground is uneven in places and can be muddy at times.

Friday 23rd April 10am – Guided walk through the landscape around Tregeseal

Booking essential as number limited

Please contact me through this website to save a spot on any of these events

12 thoughts on “Archaeoastronomy workshops and walks

  1. Sue Pitt

    Hello
    Please could i book onto the two events, they are areas that i would love to learn more about.
    March 23rd and March 26th; could you also let me know the price.
    Kind regards
    Sue Pitt

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  2. Hi Carolyn
    Thank you for letting me know about the change of dates. My friend Cathy Griffiths was coming with me and also had a place.
    Please could we book on 20/04/21 Intro and techniques- The Knut and Tregeseal; and 21/5/21 tour of the ritual landscape 10am.
    Kind regards
    Sue

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  3. cornishstargazer

    Hi Sue – no problem at all, you are all added to the new dates

    thank you for letting me know and I look forward to meeting you both Carolyn

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  4. Gemma Tredwin

    Hi Carolyn
    Please could you book me on the walk for Friday 21st May? Sounds exciting & I would love to learn more about that area!Thank you.
    Gem Tredwin

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    1. cornishstargazer

      Hi Rex 2 people added for the 21st May, I’ll be back in touch a little closer to the date to give more details, any questions in the meantime please feel free to ask 😊

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    1. cornishstargazer

      Hi Katherine all booked on the 23rd April. I’ll be back in touch closer to the date, any questions please feel free to ask 🙂 looking forward to meeting you Carolyn

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