We're ready to go with this year's CPD days for Teachers!
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It's time to announce the dates for this year's CPD days for teachers. We are offering two workshops this year - Prehistory in the Peak...
- Jun 17, 2020
What’s In Your Parish? King Sterndale Part 3.
Why has this gate gone out of use? One reason is it’s dimensions are such that it is too small to accommodate modern farm vehicles. Even...
- May 29, 2020
What’s In Your Parish? King Sterndale Part 2
Hello there, we’re back again with another post about looking at the archaeology and history we can see here in our parish of King...
- May 20, 2020
Life During Lockdown and After.
Hi, Well we’re in to week 9 of lockdown life here. Of course as soon as the word came, we couldn’t work in schools, or with vulnerable...
- Dec 17, 2018
Britain’s Most Spectacular Henge?
Last week saw the latest episode of BBC 4’s Digging for Britain. If you missed it, then you missed out on seeing what could prove to be...
- Oct 6, 2017
New: Stonehenge Monuments Workshop
As you’ll know, Stonehenge didn’t exist in splendid isolation but was part of an extraordinary complex of monuments ranging in size from...
- Sep 29, 2017
What’s In Your Parish? Hartington
Welcome to the second of our blogs on the archaeology in your parish. In this one I’ll be looking at some of the archaeology and heritage...
- Sep 11, 2017
Want to know more on the Vikings?
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...
- May 19, 2017
What’s In Your Parish? Ockbrook.
Welcome to the first of our new occasional blogs “What’s in your parish?” in which we’ll take a look at what archaeology can be, or has...
- May 10, 2017
Staffordshire History Day 2017
Staffordshire History Day 2017 It seems that most weeks there’s a conference, meeting or seminar I’d like to go to. Why? Well they are...
- Apr 28, 2017
Graffiti – Old and New.
Last weekend I had the chance to indulge in two of my favourite things, art and archaeology, at the same time. As part of the Format...
- Apr 11, 2017
Some of Gloucestershire’s Archaeology: Part 2 Hawkesbury
On our journey to Yate last week we made the effort to visit the hamlet of Hawkesbury, which was just a short journey from our B’n’B on...
- Apr 6, 2017
Some of Gloucestershire’s Archaeology: Part 1 Hetty Pegler’s Tump
Catherine and Hetty Pegler’s Tump This week we travelled to Gloucestershire to do a workshop in Yate. We took this opportunity to visit...
- Feb 6, 2017
The Jericho Skull: Creating An Ancestor
Excavating Jericho The story is, of course, much longer than just putting an exhibition together. There are a number of strands that come...
- Jan 16, 2017
Derbyshire Archaeology Day 2017!
Large upright stones (orthostats) forming part of a linear feature at Gardom’s edge near Baslow. Yes, it’s that time of year again...
- Dec 2, 2016
Greater Manchester Archaeology Day 2016.
Discussions start on some of the results of excavations by local societies. Last Saturday saw me in Salford, in the Grade II listed Peel...
- Nov 1, 2016
What are archaeologists up to in the autumn?
Now that the summer is just a distant memory many people think that archaeologists move indoors and do other things. Well, in part they...
- Jul 29, 2016
We’ve Peeled Back the Layers and been to Arbor Low.
Well, what a busy time it’s been over here as we’ve had two projects running – Peeling Back the Layers and Arbor Low Environs Project....
- Jun 27, 2016
We’re busy Peeling Back The Layers!
Paperwork! One of the teachers getting to grips with it! What a busy week we’ve had as we started work in earnest on Peeling Back The...
- May 27, 2016
While we’re talking Roman . . .
Catherine talking to Eileen Parker, one of the archaeologists on the project. Catherine and I had a little road trip this week when we...
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