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Archaeological findings to be revealed
8:39am Tuesday 25th September 2012 in Cornwall
The findings of an archaeological dig near Camborne can be seen by the public at an open day this Sunday.
The Giant's Quoit at Carwynnen is currently being excavated by volunteers of the Sustainable Trust, overseen by the Historic Environment, until October 3.
Once completed, the work will indicate the best way to restore the quoit, as well as provide an insight into the way the country's ancestors lived 5,000 years ago.
This Sunday there will be guided tours of the excavations and an exhibition of the history of the Cromlech, between 10am and 4pm.
There will be guided tours of the excavations and an exhibition of the history of the Cromlech. A digital photographic workshop will run between 10.30am and 3.30pm for amateur photographers wishing to improve their skills.
For keen authors and poets there also be the chance to get advice at 2.30pm from Gary, who is leading the Giants Quoit Writing Project.
The previous day, Saturday, local botanist Phil Harris will lead a walk around the field identifying plants and mapping their positions, from 2pm.
Pip Richards, director of the trust, described it as “one of the most interesting Neolithic sites in the area.”
Parking is limited, with car sharing or a short walk over from Treslothan Church recommended.