Glendalough Heritage Week Events 2017 (August 19th – 27th).
Glendalough Volunteer Excavation.
Managed by the UCD School of Archaeology, volunteers are invited to sign up to excavate. No prior experience is necessary. This event runs from the 8th of August to the 18th. This is a free event but does require booking. For further information please email firstname.lastname@example.org . The date of the 12th of August has been set aside for younger participants (13 – 17 year olds) who would like to try their hand at archaeology, they must be accompanied by a parent or guardian
The Big Dig.
This is a day at the Glendalough archaeological site specifically tailored for children aged between 5 – 12, the event takes place on the 19th of August, 11am – 4pm. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, the adults are welcome to try their hand at archaeology but are equally welcome to sit and watch from the sidelines. This event is free but does require booking, please email at email@example.com .
“Food and Resources of the Past”, Open Day at the Excavation Site.
This free open day will be filled with family friendly activities showing different crafts and uses of the natural resources found in the past. Suitable for all ages this event takes place on the 26th of August, 11am to 3pm.
These tours will run daily at 2pm from the 21st to the 25th of August. Meeting at the round tour, no prior booking is required. Free event
Tours of the Glendalough graveyard will be given daily at 3pm from the 21st to the 25th of August. No prior booking is required. Free event
Art and Atomsphere Exhibition.
The ‘Art and Atmospere’ exhibition will display sketched, painted, etched and printed images of Glendalough Valley from the 18th Century onwards, capturing rarely seen aspects of the valleys heritage. The free event is taking place in the Brockagh Resource Centre from the 19th to the 27th of August between 9.30am and 5pm.