BCRA Cave Archaeology Group – Recording Historic Graffiti & other markings, 4th/5th June 2022

The BCRA Cave Archaeology Group is holding a weekend field meeting on Recording Historic Graffiti & other markings in the Yorkshire Dales, based at Lower Winskill Farm, Settle on the weekend of 4th/5th June 2022.

Friday An informal evening get-together for any early arrivals.
Saturday Morning session: Introductions and information, talks and presentations.

Lunch: 1200hrs – 1300hrs

Afternoon session: Field trip to Attermire Cave. Maximum numbers 10 or 12. A visit to Victoria Cave might be a useful back-up depending on numbers and/or abilities.

Sunday Morning  session: A round-up and discussion. What has been learnt? Where do we go from here? Shall we do it all again sometime? Somewhere else?

Afternoon (?): Field trip to Victoria Cave/Jubilee Cave

The above itinerary is flexible and entirely dependent on participant numbers and abilities. And there is the vagary of the weather during British summertime! 

Camping at Lower Winskill Farm is available. There are basic facilities, washroom and toilets, no showers. Self-catering, please take litter/rubbish home with you and dispose of it thoughtfully.

Nearby caving hut accommodation is available (currently priced at £10/night) at Yorkshire Subterranean Society (YSS), Old Schoolhouse, Austwick Road, Helwith Bridge, North Yorkshire, BD24 0EH.

Please book directly with: Fiona Weare, YSS Booking Secretary

Please see the event booking form for further details.

The Helwith Bridge Inn is a short walk from the YSS hut. They serve evening meals and will also do breakfast if it is booked in advance.

http://www.helwithbridgeinn.co.uk / 01729 860220

Book your place online now.

The weekend is free to members and non-members alike, but donations are welcome either at the weekend or online.

For queries please contact either [email protected] or [email protected]