Tag Archives: KS3 & 4

Derbyshire Archaeology Day 2017!

Yes, it’s that time of year again already. On Saturday I made the annual pilgrimage to the Pomegranate Theatre in Chesterfield home of Derbyshire Archaeology Day for a number of years now. This year I had an extra reason for … Continue reading

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Excavating Roman Derby

Last week I was despatched on a mission – to see how Trent & Peak Archaeology had been getting on with the excavations they were undertaking as part of the Our River, Our City project in Derby. The project is … Continue reading

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More Must Farm findings!

Back in December I visited the excavations at a site called Must Farm near Peterborough. It is a fantastically preserved Bronze Age house and associated structures, including at least a walkway and a palisade. Since then there have been more … Continue reading

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Local study, social history and archaeology in one place.

To paraphrase that Fast Show character “Aren’t churches great?” As sites of the social history of any given parish they are probably second to none. They hold registers of the key changes in most of our lives – births, deaths … Continue reading

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Stonehenge on the TV: can we ever have enough?

Once again the nation’s favourite prehistoric monument features on TV with the Timewatch documentary that considers the many, and it must be said varied, interpretations of the site. I think I might be right in thinking this is a repeat, … Continue reading

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