LEARNING LANDSCAPES OPEN DAY
BLAENAVON WORLD HERITAGE CENTRE
SATURDAY 2nd APRIL 2011, 9am – 5pm
If you’ve ever wanted to learn more about the history, wildlife or geology of the area then this is your chance. Come along to Blaenavon World Heritage Centre to find out more about the brand new community learning courses on offer through the University of Wales Newport and Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological Trust.
The Learning Landscapes Open Day will include a series of informal talks, walks and workshops. Tutors will be available at the Blaenavon World Heritage Centre all day to discuss the exciting new learning opportunities available.
Our walks programme kicks off at 9am with Blaenavon Town Tour: ‘Through the eyes of Lewis Browning’ a nineteenth century resident of the town.
From 10am - 12 noon discover the Hidden Archaeology of the World Heritage Site on a walk with an archaeologist.
Finally from 2 - 4pm tutors from University of Wales Newport will introduce you to the Wildlife of the World Heritage Site.
Alongside the guided walks programme there will also be talks on Geology and Ecology (starting at 10am) and Local History (2pm)
All activities are Free with no booking necessary. For more information please go to www.visitblaenavon.co.uk or contact Blaenavon World Heritage Centre, telephone 01495 742333