SAVE THE DATE! 2016 marks the 30th anniversary of the World Heritage Site status of Stonehenge and Avebury. There are a number of events taking place across the year including a number of events at the Wiltshire Museum … Read More >
Monthly Archives: April 2016
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Creative Dorset have announced an exciting opportunity for an artist to connect the communities between two natural World Heritage Sites. Details can be found here. This exciting opportunity is supported by the Fine Family Foundation, The Arts Development Company and … Read More >
Today the National Trust launched their Walking Challenge for the Stonehenge and Avebury WHS to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site. An intrepid band of volunteers set off on their challenge this morning from … Read More >
World Heritage Day 2016 18 April is ICOMOS International Day for Monuments and Sites but unofficially known as World Heritage Day. This year Stonehenge and Avebury are celebrating 30 years of being a World Heritage Site along with six other … Read More >
There are many mysteries surrounding Stonehenge and it’s giant circle of sarsen stones but there is a consensus that Stonehenge related to the Sun. For example, the Stonehenge Avenue and the Horse-shoe of Sarsen Trilithons are directly aligned on the solstitial … Read More >