upcoming events!

July

In July Geevor is opening on Saturdays! you can now visit Geevor 7 days a week!

Sunday 19th. Guided Ancient Archaeology Walk.

Join National Trust Archaeologist Paul Bonnington at Geevor for a two-and-a-half hour guided walk to explore the prehistoric fogous and landscape at Boscaswell and Pendeen.  1pm. £5 per person which includes a voucher for half-price site entrance. Weather permitting.

Sunday 26th. Guided Industrial Archaeology Walk.

Join local mining experts for a two-hour walk to explore the industrial archaeology of Geevor and the surrounding areas. 11am. £5 per person which includes a voucher for half-price site entrance. Numbers are limited so please book in advance. Weather permitting. Max Number 25.

Monday 27th July. Miners’ tale and Hand drilling.

Listen to a twenty-minute talk on an interesting aspect of mining history., 1130am. No booking required. Free with site admission.

A chance to have a go at hand drilling, hand barrowing and crushing rock using a bucking iron. Supervised by Geevor staff. Free with site admission. Suitable for all ages (except those using a bucking iron must be over 8yrs). All children must be accompanied by a paying adult. No booking required. Between 2pm and 3pm.

Tuesday 28th Sword in the Stone demonstrations.

Neil Burridge, Bronze-Age Metalworker and Celtic Craftsman, shows how to cast a Bronze-Age sword and how this ancient metal was worked.Tuesday 28th July 12pm and 230pm. No booking required. Free with site admission.

Wednesday 29th.  Miners’ tale and Hand drilling.

Listen to a twenty-minute talk on an interesting aspect of mining history. 1130am. No booking required. Free with site admission.

A chance to have a go at hand drilling, hand barrowing and crushing rock using a bucking iron. Supervised by Geevor staff. Free with site admission. Suitable for all ages (except those using a bucking iron must be over 8yrs). All children must be accompanied by a paying adult. No booking required.. Between 2pm and 3pm.

Thursday 30th July. Miners’ tale and Hand drilling.

Listen to a twenty-minute talk on an interesting aspect of mining history. 1130am. No booking required. Free with site admission.

A chance to have a go at hand drilling, hand barrowing and crushing rock using a bucking iron. Supervised by Geevor staff. Free with site admission. Suitable for all ages (except those using a bucking iron must be over 8yrs). All children must be accompanied by a paying adult. No booking required. Between 2pm and 3pm.

Friday 31st July. Sword in the Stone demonstrations.

Neil Burridge, Bronze-Age Metalworker and Celtic Craftsman, shows how to cast a Bronze-Age sword and how this ancient metal was worked.Friday 31st July 12pm and 230pm . No booking required. Free with site admission.

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