Category Archives: Resources

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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Manchester Archaeology Day – a postcript

I recently posted a review of the Manchester Archaeology Day conference which was held at the University of Salford. One of the things I liked was the series of booklets published under the series title of “Manchester’s Past Revealed”. These … Continue reading

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KS2 teachers, what can you find out about . . . the Palaeolithic?

You might think that finding information on the archaeology of the Palaeolithic of the area you live and work in might be difficult. Well, think again. Each county in England and Wales for example is required to maintain a register … Continue reading

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Teaching ‘changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age’

At the end of my prehistoric archaeology workshops, teachers often say to me that they have learned as much as the children have. Of course, they may just be being polite, but after further conversation, it transpires that many teachers … Continue reading

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Samian Ware Workshop preparations…

For the past few days, my house and garden has looked rather like a Samian Ware factory… For those of you who don’t know, Samian Ware is a distinctive type of pottery used across the Roman Empire. Its other name … Continue reading

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