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What’s in your parish? Ockbrook.

Welcome to the first of our new monthly blogs “What’s in your parish?” in which we’ll take a look at what archaeology can be, or has been found in parishes around our region. We’ll focus on Derbyshire initially as that’s … 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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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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