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We’re busy Peeling Back The Layers!

What a busy week we’ve had as we started work in earnest on Peeling Back The Layers at Under Whitle near the village of Sheen in northeast Staffordshire. If you are new to our site, we are part of a community … Continue reading

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Ancient Mesopotamia in Whaley Bridge!

It has been really busy of late, but we thought we’d share with you the fantastic time we had with the children of Class 5 at Taxal & Fernilee Primary School in Whaley Bridge. We’d been invited by their teacher … Continue reading

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What do archaeologists actually do? Refitting or piecing together the past .

Here’s the second in our occasional series of what archaeologists actually do, beyond excavating. You might want to look at What do archaeologists actually do? for the first. One of the activities I use in workshops for children is called … Continue reading

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Places we visit: Eyam isn’t just the plague, try the Museum too!

As archaeologists Ian and I love nothing better than wandering around archaeological sites, ruins and museums. Of course this doesn’t always sit well the the children! However, our children have visited an extraordinary number of sites, ruins, museums and more. … Continue reading

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Classics Day in Loughborough

I was privileged enough to be invited to take part in the Year 9 Classics Day at Loughborough High School. Designed to encourage the girls to think about the relevance of Classics beyond the classroom and to try to promote … Continue reading

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