What’s In Your Parish? King Sterndale Part 3.
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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 27, 2020
What’s In Your Parish? King Sterndale.
We’ve had occasional posts here about looking at Archaeology and history where you live. We may well be many weeks into the lockdown with...
- 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...
- 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...
- Mar 9, 2017
CBA West Midlands: News From The Past 2017
A typical motte and bailey castle. The motte is the raised mound and the bailey is the protected area below. Last weekend saw Catherine...
- May 11, 2016
Preparation is key!
As some of you might know, Catherine and I are working closely with a local group who are exploring the history and archaeology of a...
- Jan 19, 2016
Derbyshire Archaeology Day 2016
Assembling for the day! A full house anticipated. Saturday 9th January saw the 25th Derbyshire Archaeology Day unfurl its wings at its...
- Jan 5, 2016
Archaeology on Television: Missing that je ne sais quoi?
The arrival of 2016 has brought more archaeology programmes to our television screens with two new series airing this week. The BBC...
- Nov 30, 2015
Manchester Archaeology Day (@DGM_Archaeology)
The Peel Building, University of Salford Saturday saw the 9th Manchester Archaeology Day – and this was an excellent chance to catch up...
- Jun 22, 2015
Archaeology in Anglesey – there’s so much! (Pt 1)
Well, it was good to get home after a weekend away in Anglesey and North Wales. We were so busy and saw so much I’m going to have to do...
- Jun 15, 2015
Tools and evolution – worth revisiting.
Back in January BBC Radio 4’s History of Ideas broadcast a piece by Dr Matt Pope of University College London in which he explored the...
- May 11, 2015
Stones of Power? Megaliths and Politics.
War Memorial at Saltburn, N Yorks Hot off the press is the latest blog from one our favourite archaeologists – The Urban Prehistorian...
- Apr 25, 2015
ANZAC day : A WWI war memorial to Gallipoli campaign
War memorial commemorating the Gallipoli campaign in 1915 Today is ANZAC Day and it is perhaps more poignant than ever with it being the...
- Apr 21, 2015
FAO teachers in Cheshire: July excavation at Norton priory
One of the things we want to do here at Enrichment is to let people know about the world of archaeology. I bet that the first thing that...
- Apr 3, 2015
What do archaeologists actually do? A HERO from Cheshire!
I am often asked, “well, what do archaeologists actually do? Well, actually there are a lot of different answers to that question. The...
- Mar 31, 2015
When archaeology is art – Defining Beauty at The British Museum
Just opened at The British Museum (BM) is Defining beauty: the body in ancient Greek art. This is the first major exhibition of sculpture...
- Mar 24, 2015
Stone Age to Medieval – now that’s a multi-use site!
Down in South Devon a team of local enthusiasts and volunteers have just completed a two week excavation of a site which looks as if it...
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