Category Archives: Groups

information and news about workshops aimed particularly at groups – home ed, brownies, guides, scouts, woodcraft folk etc.

Wonders of Archaeology in Blackburn!

Last Friday saw me travelling to Blackburn to introduce parents and children of St Albans primary school to the wonders of archaeology. The day began with me telling everyone that archaeology is rubbish, which started off an exploration of objects … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday digging

Thanks to Vicki, Ian, Matthew and Robbie for joining me and my children today and for all their hard work. I hope they enjoyed themselves as much as we enjoyed having them on site. Whilst the other Ian and Lesley … Continue reading

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Arbor Low Environs Project – Back to Work!

All systems go! Tomorrow, the Arbor Low Environs Project Open Day will go ahead as planned so please do come along and visit us. For those groups whose tours were cancelled: I will be contacting you all, via various means, to … Continue reading

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Snow!

Unfortunately, the Arbor Low Environs Project has been put on hold due to the snow. We have been told that at Upper Oldhams Farm the snow has reached over the walls! This has meant that we have had to cancel … Continue reading

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Buxton Area Home Education Group

On Friday 10th February, I visited parents and children from the Buxton Area Home Education Group with my archaeological tools and artefacts for a 1 hour workshop. After receiving a lovely warm welcome, I introduced the group to the idea of stratigraphy and set … Continue reading

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