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Changes at Cosmeston Medieval Village

The trust has now closed. Please see the update at the bottom of the post for more details. As some our readers may know there have been quite a few changes behind the scenes at Cosmeston Medieval Village over the past year: In Easter [2012] the Vale of Glamorgan Council will open the village to … Continue reading

Scoping the Medieval

Today we bring you a guest post by Mark Rosoman. Mark is a Scope employee, responsible for exterior and interior maintenance, which includes taking the guys out to work in the community. Sully Scope are extraordinarily active, being involved with a community allotment scheme in Gibbonsdown and working in conjunction with Tidy Towns (litter picking in towns … Continue reading

Getting Our Medieval On

Today’s post is part of our continuing series on public involvement at the site. It is written by Julia Best, a PhD archaeology student who spends most of her time in a lab studying the bones of birds from small, Scottish, wet and windy islands. Occasionally she is allowed out of the lab and enjoys … Continue reading

We’re all Communitarians now: engagement from the perspective of an archaeological tour guide

Today’s blog is the first of a short series that deals with the experience of the archaeologists at Cosmeston in engaging with the public during the 2011  excavation season.  Unlike other posts so far it is a multi author effort, with contributions from John’s Oberst & Durman (undergraduate tour guides) Julia (re-enactor, PhD student & … Continue reading

Cosmeston @ Flickr

A working shot of the 1980s excavation in the lower area of Cosmeston

Trench Section

The Finest vintage

Wine from Afar

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Day of Archaeology 2011

Cosmeston contributed to Day of Archaeology 2011. Click through to see our posts!

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