Here is advance notice about CPAT’s forthcoming programme of activities and events.

Archaeological excavations:

  • Towards the end of June/early July, we’ll be excavating for 5 days Wat’s Dyke at Erddig, a National Trust property just to the south of Wrexham.
  • Beacon Ring hillfort – From the beginning of August, we’ll be excavating Beacon Ring hillfort, which crowns Long mountain just outside Welshpool. More information about the site can be found here:
  • In October we will be returning to Oakenholt near Flint, for further excavations on the Roman remains we investigated in October last year.

Other events:

  • Guided walks with Fiona Gale. These are planned for towards the end of the summer, dates will be confirmed shortly!
  • The Offa’s Dyke Centre at Knighton will play host to an open day celebrating the history and construction of the dyke on Sunday 29th July. Together with the Offa’s Dyke centre, CPAT will present a fun-packed day with educational activities, Medieval reenactors and a special talk and guided walk presented by Dr Paul Belford.
  • Welshpool Guided Walk – Join Dr Paul Belford for a guided walk around the streets of Welshpool for a historical tour of the hometown of CPAT’s offices. Date to be confirmed!
  • The Offa’s Dyke Conference will be held at The Marches School in Oswestry on Saturday 15th September. Tickets and details of speakers will be available shortly.
  • The 2019 CPAT Day School will be held on Saturday 27th October, location and venue will be confirmed shortly.