CSCC Dig Fest 2014


CSCC DigFest 2014 It's going to be awesome!

Ever fancied finding new cave? Now's your chance. The diggers of Mendip will be opening their digs for you to visit and have a go.

As well as digging there will be all kinds of other events, workshops, talks, Wessex Challenge, BBQ & stomp.

Fri June 6th

  • From 19:00, Hunter's Lodge Long Room
    • Dig Matchmaker - sign up for the digs you want to visit.
      • Sites confirmed include:
      • Longwood Valley Sink and Top Sink
      • Caine Hill
      • Blake's Farm
      • Rod's Pot
      • Pig's Hole
      • Sludge Pit Upper Dig
      • Toothache
      • Grebe Swallet
      • Hillgrove
      • Gibbets Brow
      • Upper Flood
    • Workshop sign-up
      • Mendip Cave Rescue Open Store
      • Art Workshop - Robin Gray
      • Digging Techniques (capping, plug & feathers, shoring, etc.) - Trevor Hughes
      • Basic Surveying - Henry Dawson

Sat June 7th

  • From 8:30, Village Hall
    • Bacon Sarnies, etc.
    • Posters / Displays / Club Stands (Prize for best)
    • 08:30 Breakfast
      • Final Dig Matchmaker and Workshop Sign-up
    • 10:00 Depart for dig, dig, digging and workshops.
      • Meet digging teams and depart for caverns measureless.
      • Or attend workshops.
    • Dig-o-meter
    • 16:30 Bar
    • 17:30 The Wessex Challenge (hosted by the BEC)
    • 19:00 BBQ
      • Stomp till late (DJ Basher)

Sun June 8th

  • From 9:30, Village Hall
    • 9:30 Bacon Sarnies, etc.
    • 10:00 The Search for the Lost Cave of Hutton - Alan Gray
    • 10:20 The Mendip Cave Registry & Archive - Alan Gray
    • 10:30 Break
    • 10:40 Digging in a Conservation Area - Robin Gray
    • 11:30 A Round-Up of Surveying Software & Hardware - Andrew Atkinson
    • 12:00 Awards and Closing
      • Award Prizes for Displays & Digging Achievements
    • 12:30 Finish

(Programme subject to change)

Posters

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Programme

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Last modified: 04 Feb 2016 01:19