Celestial Stone Circles of West Cornwall
New book by Carolyn Kennett
If you would like to learn more about Stone Circles in West Cornwall and how they relate to the night sky, then you may be interested in reading this book. This book considers four remains stone circle sites in turn, these are The Merry Maidens, Boskednan, Boscawen-un and Tregeseal.
After considering how these sites have been linked to astronomy through history, a modern survey is undertaken to consider if these Bronze Age sites relate to the night sky. The resulting finds outlined in the book are both intriguing and exciting and go some way to unpicking the astronomical secrets at the sites.
This book is now for sale on Amazon ISBN 9781973529125
Watching the Sun Free PDF Booklet
Watching the Sun booklet has been made possible by Mayes Creative.
It is an exciting collaborating with Meyn Mamvro bringing you a collection of articles from their 30-year back catalogue.
Updated and edited by Cheryl Straffon and Carolyn Kennett these articles focus on the relationship between the Sun and ancient communities here in west Cornwall and beyond.
Contributors include Robin Heath, Ian Cooke, Calum MacIntosh, Caeia March, Lana Jarvis, Cheryl Straffon and Carolyn Kennett.
This free PDF download has been made possible due to our wonderful funders, the Heritage Lottery Fund, Arts Council and Feast.
It is being released as part of our Watching the Sun project and we are hoping to have a talk and physical booklet launch later this year, so watch this space!
Get your free pdf copy here