Archive for June, 2015

Open Days and Tours

Golden Grove’s Open Days this Summer are a bar-b-q with jazz entertainment and a programme of after-lunch talks by the Barbados Museum and Maaike de Waal, an archaeologist from the Netherlands who specialises in the Caribbean. The Plantation House, Coach House exhibition and 3 acres of gardens will be open for public view. Please see ... Continue Reading

Golden Grove Open to Public

The visit of Dr Maaike de Waal to Barbados will be accompanied by an Open Day Programme at Golden Grove, where she will be based. The Open Day Programme will include talks on Maaike’s objectives and progress, together with other topics of historical and archaeological interest. Refreshment and other entertainment will be provided. Dates will ... Continue Reading

Tours of South East Barbados

South-East Barbados is little discovered by many visitors to the island. Bays in this area are very charming and picturesque. To further complement Dr Maaike de Waal’s visit and to be able to participate in the Open Day Programme at Golden Grove, a limited number of Tours of the area will be organised. The Tour ... Continue Reading

Archaeologist based at Golden Grove

Dr Maaike de Waal, Lecturer of the Caribbean Research Group in the Archaeology faculty at Leiden University, Netherlands, will be starting a new project in Barbados on 13th July 2015. She will be based at Golden Grove and will further explore the early Amerindian settlements at Three Houses. Golden Grove’s Facebook and Twitter pages will ... Continue Reading