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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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A tale of two exhibitions. Part 1- The Celts: art & identity

Catherine and I recently had the chance to visit the British Museum to catch two of their featured exhibitions – The Celts: Art & Identity¬†and Egypt: Faith after the Pharaohs. Sadly, no photography was allowed in the exhibitions. The first … Continue reading

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Archaeology news in Staffordshire!

It’s about time we had more news from Staffordshire. So, first things first –¬†over 50 skeletons have been found on the site of a medieval hospital in Litchfield. The site – known as St John’s Hospital – was situated just … Continue reading

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KS2 teachers: Comings and goings on TV, museums and more!

Well, while schools are getting settled in and universities are gearing up to the new academic year, here are a few items from the world of archaeology and heritage that have attracted my attention. You’d better be quick though as … Continue reading

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Places we visit – A weekend at Bryn Celli Ddu and more!

As we hit summertime, well in theory anyway, archaeologists up and down the country can be found out doing what most people think they do all the time – excavating! Well, it is the traditional time for excavating, especially for … Continue reading

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