Who are we ?

 

The network of prehistoric sites federates the actors of the valorization of the prehistoric heritage of Brittany. Discover the 25 signatory members of the charter and their actions.

 

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Créé en 2014, le réseau contribue à la protection et à la valorisation du patrimoine préhistorique de Bretagne

The network

Created in 2014, with the support of the Brittany Region, the RSPB brings together various actors (museums, associations, site managers, archaeological mediators, etc.) all active in the field of promoting prehistoric heritage.

Brittany’s prehistoric heritage is one of its riches. Many archaeologists, researchers, scientists or scholars have contributed to identifying, protecting and promoting it…

Organized events

Heritage Mediators

megalithic sites

A common ambition

Still fragile and sometimes difficult to access, prehistoric sites bear witness to a history that is crucial to preserve for a better understanding of our environment. The RSPB Network offers to unite the living forces of the territory and give a new breath to this heritage and everything it represents.

Example of achievements:

Menhir movements

Discovery of the construction techniques of megalithic monuments

Bono (Morbihan) – 24 september 2016

Traveling exhibitions

The Neolithic and the Bronze Age seen from the sky in Western France

Scientific workshops

Science Festival – Workshop on the origin of Man

Gestures of prehistory

Manufacture of a wall in earth and wattle – Essé (Ille-et-Vilaine) – july 2019

Prehistoric encounters in Brittany

Carhaix (Finistère) – august 2020

Conferences

European Heritage Days – september 2019

Guided tours

Storytelling evening – Saint-Just (Ille-et-Vilaine) – july 2019

Design of visit support tools

Tool to discover the vocabulary of megaliths – Sac’h Néo – october 2021

Goals

We join forces to extend reach through 3 goals:

1 : Training

educational

officers

Sharing of knowhow and soft skills

Creating, exchange and pooling of mediation and valorization tools

Disseminating and sharing of knowledge on Breton Prehistory
Enabling continuous training, update scientific knowledge

2 : Informing

the public

Organizing common events (days, forums, exhibitions)
Provide visibility for unrecognized sites through the use of common communication tools
Establish a real community of enlightened professionals and amateurs, united by a common passion for making the sites widely known and understood
Ensure awareness of the challenges (stakes) of heritage preservation

3 : Revitalizing

civic action

around

Heritage

Give rise to citizen involvement
Promote partnership with all public communities or agencies
Support sites in difficulty, in a spirit of solidarity between members
Preserve the natural environment surrounding the sites and raise awareness to it

Brief history:

A prehistory with a future

November 2013: round table in Saint-Just (35), first exchanges take place between different actors involved in the valorization of the prehistoric heritage, around the idea of forming a network

2014

the network is named « Network of Prehistoric Sites of Brittany ».
It acquires a constitutive declaration.

  • Novembre 2014 : Organization of a training week in archaeological mediation every year in November
  • August 23, 2014 – Cairn of Petit Mont, Arzon (56): Free one-day event of workshops organized and hosted by the members of the Network
2015

drafting of an Accession Charter, finalised in 2016, allowing the first official accessions that year

  • implementation of a partnership with the Regional Tourism Committee: creation of a page animated by members of the network “La Bretagne des Mégalithes” on the website “Fans de Bretagne“
  • implementation of the free loan of educational resources within the RSPB (exhibition, reconstitutions of prehistoric tools)
2016

drafting of the accession specifications, finalised in 2017

  • Network Inter-Acquaintance Day – Le Quillio (22): visit of the Notre-Dame de Lorette tumulus, the Maison de l’Archéologie in Plussulien, the “Kreizy Archéo” exhibition
2017

start of the website project and creation of the RSPB logo

  • Avril 2017 : Implementation of the Competency Transfer Days within the Network. First CTD: “Neolithic excavation workshops”
  • Avril 2017 : Network Inter-Acquaintance Day – Megaliths Construction yard AQTA
2018

Finalization of the logo and website

  • April 2018: submission of an RSPB response to the regional call for projects “Heritage – megaliths of Brittany”
  • July 2018: Competency Transfer Day: Finisterian Prehistory: visits to Penmarc’h, Plouhinec and Plougastel-Daoulas
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2014
the network is named « Network of Prehistoric Sites of Brittany ».
It acquires a constitutive declaration.

  • Novembre 2014 : Organization of a training week in archaeological mediation every year in November
  • August 23, 2014 – Cairn of Petit Mont, Arzon (56): Free one-day event of workshops organized and hosted by the members of the Network
^
2015

drafting of an Accession Charter, finalised in 2016, allowing the first official accessions that year

  • implementation of a partnership with the Regional Tourism Committee: creation of a page animated by members of the network “La Bretagne des Mégalithes” on the website “Fans de Bretagne“
  • implementation of the free loan of educational resources within the RSPB (exhibition, reconstitutions of prehistoric tools)
^
2016

Rédaction du cahier des charges de l’adhésion, finalisé en 2017

  • Journée Interconnaissance du Réseau – Le Quillio (22) : visite du tertre tumulaire de Notre-Dame de Lorette, de la Maison de l’Archéologie de Plussulien, de l’exposition Kreizy Archéo
^
2017

start of the website project and creation of the RSPB logo

  • Avril 2017 : Implementation of the Competency Transfer Days within the Network. First CTD: “Neolithic excavation workshops”
  • Avril 2017 : Network Inter-Acquaintance Day – Megaliths Construction yard AQTA
^
2018

Finalization of the logo and website

  • April 2018: submission of an RSPB response to the regional call for projects “Heritage – megaliths of Brittany”
  • July 2018: Competency Transfer Day: Finisterian Prehistory: visits to Penmarc’h, Plouhinec and Plougastel-Daoulas
^
2019

Résumé actions de structuration

  • Exemple action 1
  • Exemple action 2
^
2020

Résumé actions de structuration

  • Exemple action 1
  • Exemple action 2
^
2021

Résumé actions de structuration

  • Exemple action 1
  • Exemple action 2
^
To be continued...

Join us

We bring together all people working, professionally or voluntarily, to promote prehistoric sites in Brittany, within the framework of companies, within associations, SCOP, EPIC, self-management, etc., or as individuals who express an interest in this type of action.

It is not mandatory to manage, own or work on an archaeological site to join us!

The RSPB network is currently coordinated by the CPIE Val de Vilaine – Association Nature et Mégalithes .

Download the documents

Download the RSPB presentation brochure (french)

Download the RSPB charter (french)

Download the RSPB membership specifications (french)

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