Author Archives: Ian Parker Heath

We didn’t win, but we came awfully close!

Congratulations @peelbacklayers for your special commendation at last nights East Midlands Heritage Awards. pic.twitter.com/A9Ek3CxqoN — Peak Chief Executive (@PeakChief) November 10, 2017 Well, last Friday Catherine and I went to our first awards ceremony! This was the 2017 East Midlands … Continue reading

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New: Stonehenge monuments workshop

In response to requests from teachers, we have developed a new prehistory workshop based on the monuments around Stonehenge. As you’ll know, Stonehenge didn’t exist in splendid isolation but was part of an extraordinary complex of monuments ranging in size … Continue reading

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What’s in your parish? Hartington

Welcome to the second of our blogs on the archaeology in your parish. In this one I’ll be looking at some of the archaeology and heritage of Hartington. For those of you who don’t know the village, it’s in the … Continue reading

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Want to know more on the Vikings in the East Midlands? There’s an exhibition and new resource!

The Vikings were in the East Midlands right? But you’d like to know more? Well over the summer we heard that a project was launched which aims to do just that. “Bringing Vikings back to the East Midlands” is project … Continue reading

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Away on excavation!

Well, it’s summertime and that can only mean one thing in the world of archaeology – excavation time has arrived! This summer I am spending a month in the country with Prof. Julian Thomas and his excavation in Herefordshire. The … Continue reading

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