The restoration phase is now completed!
Book Launch & film show
The Restoration of Carwynnen Quoit
The Sustainable Trust
All events and workshops are free and will be advertised in the press and on our Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/CarwynnenQuoit.
Email or phone us for further details.
Previous events held during the project:
Investigative Dig 5th-10th July 2012
Open Day at the Dig, Carwynnen, Saturday 7th July 2012
Exhibition at Holifair, Gweek. 3rd-5th August 2012
The Giants Quoit Writing Group, introductory meeting 9th Sept 2012
The Lifting of the Stones, 10th September 2012
The Big Dig 17th September-3rd October 2012
Education week at Troon CP School 24th September 2012:- archaeology, neolithic art and poetry
Botannical Walk to record species 29th September 2012.Open Day at the Quoit.
Photography workshop and writers meeting 30th September 2012.
Exhibition at Kehelland Apple Day 17th October 2012
'The Celts are Coming', Talk by Pol Hodge of MAGA based on Cornish Language in the landscape. 7th Dec 2012
Workshop with Gary for the Giants Quoit Writing Group at Troon Football Club 21st January 2013.
The Giants Quoit - A Fallen Cornish Icon, Exhibition, The Cornwall Centre, Redruth 2nd -9th March 2013.
Art Activities for children with Suzy Sharpe and 'Stoneage Steve' Hiddleston during the St Pirans Day celebrations.
Recording Oral History with Garry Tregidga of the Cornwall Audio and Visual Archive.
Talk: Archaeological investigations at Carwynnen Quoit by Jacky Nowakowski, Archaeologist at Historic Environment.
Writing Workshop 'Come Write with us' with Gary Matthews, along with discussions about the walks.
Exhibition at the 'Green Fair' Penzance, 30th March 2013
'Quest for the Quoit' a neolithic exhibition of crafts and an archaeological test pit dig. Frying Pan Field 6th & 7th April. Geocaching, poetry, walks and talks 2013
Exhibition at Heartlands, Pool 13th- 27th May 2013 with days for education and a visit from the Council of British Archaeology. Film viewing and launch of the education packs 2013
Exhibition at the Royal Cornwall Show, Heritage Pavilion, stand 784, 6th-8th June 2013
The West Cornwall Dowsers, The Trencrom Dowsers, The Saltash Dowsers. Field meeting 9th June 2013 at the Quoit. A small plaque was fixed to mark the Michael Line.
Walk around Carwynnen during the Festival of British Archaeology 21st July 2013
Archaeological dig 21st-31st Oct 2013, Open Day 27th Oct. Raising of the first Orthostat 31st Oct 2013
Liskeard Old Cornwall Society, Talk by Jacky Nowakowski 15th November 2013
Exhibition at Helston Folk Museum 'A Leg Up for the Giants Quoit', 14th-20th December 2013
Talk by Jacky Nowakowski. An update on the project 19th December 2013 (70 attendees)
3rd February 2014 Talk to Plymouth Archaeological Society by Jacky Nowakowski (80 attendees)
Exhibition at the Penwith Green Fair on April 12th 2014
Education Week on the Frying Pan Field 28th April-2nd May, workshops and activities with 5 local schools.
The Raising of Orthostats 2 & 3, 2nd May 2014
Neolithic Stone Moving Workshop with Julian Richards and 40 local helpers, accompanied by The Red River Singers.
Pop Up Shop exhibition at Flora Day in Helston 8th May
Guided walk and talk onsite with the Neolithic Society May 18th
3 day exhibition at The Royal Cornwall Show 5-7th June 2014
'ROCK ON' Placing of the capstone with music by the Red River Singers and Bagas Crowd-Summer Solstice 2014
Exhibition Stithians Showground 14th July 2014
Recreation of historic photograph & placing of time capsule, butterfly walk and dowsing mapping 27th July 2014