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Offline gazza

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Re: Largest ever neolithic site in Wales is uncovered in Anglesey (Oct 2015)
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 06 April 2016, 1047 »
Another amazing find!
Never mind the ylang ylang

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Re: Largest ever neolithic site in Wales is uncovered in Anglesey (Oct 2015)
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 06 April 2016, 2227 »
Ace, can you see the site if you go there?
IT IS RASCALS BIRTHDAY BEFORE MONKEY FIDDLERS!!! STILL!!!      
Oooh, it's all "Wils, Wils, Wils!"
Rascal bach, you have no idea how hard I'm laughing at your last post.  You are so funny.
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Ace, can you see the site if you go there?

Regrettably, I don't think it's open to the public, presumably because the archaeologists are still working on it.

There are a number of archaeology-based events taking place all over the UK in July -

http://www.archaeologyfestival.org.uk/

I couldn't find anything specifically for Anglesey.  I managed to find the following four for Wales, amongst them an excavation Open Day for Meillionydd:

Archaeological picnic, Elan Valley
Sat 16th Jul 2016
Wales | Powys
Bring your picnic for a spot of lunch with the surrounding archaeological landscape explained and highlighted by TRYSOR. Suitable for ALL THE FAMILY. Meet for 11.00 at Pont ar Elan car park SN 903716
Periods: Prehistory, 20th and 21st Century, Medieval

Talk or lectureGuided walk or tour
Life, war and death with TRYSOR
Sat 23rd Jul 2016
Wales | Ceredigion
Join TRYSOR for an archaeological walk from Llyn Egnant to Llyn Gynon taking in Bronze Age cairns, medieval settlements and Second World War artillery evidence. Route approximately 5 miles across moderate terrain. Meet at 11.00, Teifi Pools, grid reference SN 794680
Periods: Prehistory, 20th and 21st Century, Medieval

Guided walk or tour
Meillionydd excavation open days 2016
Sat 16th Jul 2016 - Sun 17th Jul 2016
Wales | Gwynedd
For the past six years Bangor University‘s School of History, Welsh History and Archaeology has been excavating the double ringwork enclosure of Meillionydd, near Rhiw, on the Llŷn peninsula in northwest Wales. After finishing the excavations of the settlement’s entrance area, we will now focus...
Periods: Prehistory

Excavation visit
Beacon Ring Iron Age Hillfort archaeological survey
Sat 16th Jul 2016
Wales | Powys
Visitors will be offered a guided tour of this impressive prehistoric site, learn about how to look after a scheduled monument and help archaeologists running a topographical survey. Children will become iron age hunters for the day and explore Celtic customs and ways of living. An exciting journey ...
Periods: Prehistory, Saxons and Vikings, Medieval

Hands-on activityGuided walk or tour

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I find it odd that in a part of the world which we are constantly told is "over crowded" and densely populated sites such as this should still remain to be discovered/uncovered.  ???
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Indeed Tref, I do believe this overpopulation stuff is a myth.
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Agreed Gazza. I think the statistic is only 10% of the UK has been built on.
I suppose the number-crunchers who have come up with the over-population idea have been looking out of their London high-rise office window too much.

You only have to call up the satellite image on Google Maps to see the truth.
It's just the bear necessities of life!

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I had my eyes opened the first time I flew from/to Heathrow. I was expecting a total concrete jungle and was surprised at how it wasn't like that at all.
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If you look at some location backgrounds in older films and TV programmes, much of the landscape looks a lot less developed than it is now.

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Re: Largest ever neolithic site in Wales is uncovered in Anglesey (Oct 2015)
« Reply #9 on: Wednesday 13 April 2016, 0004 »
I blame Neolithic people for building stone axe factories everywhere
IT IS RASCALS BIRTHDAY BEFORE MONKEY FIDDLERS!!! STILL!!!      
Oooh, it's all "Wils, Wils, Wils!"
Rascal bach, you have no idea how hard I'm laughing at your last post.  You are so funny.
I think Rascal should apologise for Wils - seriously!

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Re: Largest ever neolithic site in Wales is uncovered in Anglesey (Oct 2015)
« Reply #10 on: Wednesday 20 April 2016, 1126 »
The Neolithic period did not end because they ran out of stones.
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Re: Largest ever neolithic site in Wales is uncovered in Anglesey (Oct 2015)
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Did the Bronze Age start because they took up sunbathing?

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Did the Iron Age start with the desire for neatly pressed shirts?
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