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2019-07-13 09:00:00 to 2019-07-14 16:00:0013Jul2019

Festival of Archaeology Talks 2019

Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 10:00 to Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 17:00

‘The biggest, oldest, most popular and most diverse…’ That’s how just a handful of the talks could be described at this year’s Festival of Archaeology.

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2017-07-22 12:30:00 to 2017-07-22 13:30:0022Jul2017

Festival of Archaeology Talks: Chris Wakefield 'Must Farm: Britain's Pompeii'

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 13:30 to 14:30

In August 2015 the Cambridge Archaeological Unit began excavation of a Bronze Age Settlement.

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2017-07-22 11:00:00 to 2017-07-22 12:00:0022Jul2017

Festival of Archaeology Talks: Dr Alex Langlands 'The Lost City of Old Sarum'

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 12:00 to 13:00

This lecture examines the evidence for Old Sarum in the Roman and Anglo-Saxon periods.

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2017-07-23 11:00:00 to 2017-07-23 12:00:0023Jul2017

Festival of Archaeology Talks: Dr Phil Harding and Lorraine Mepham 'The Lost Gatehouse'

Sunday, July 23, 2017 - 12:00 to 13:00

A rough sketch from 1799 and an intriguing mark on a geophysical survey have Phil and Lorraine once again digging live for us at the festival.

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2017-07-23 14:00:00 to 2017-07-23 15:00:0023Jul2017

Festival of Archaeology Talks: Francis Pryor 'Stonehenge: The Story of a Sacred Landscape'

Sunday, July 23, 2017 - 15:00 to 16:00

This talk will be about the people who built Stonehenge and monuments like it right across Britain.

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2017-07-23 09:30:00 to 2017-07-23 10:30:0023Jul2017

Festival of Archaeology Talks: Garry Momber from the Maritime Archaeological Trust

Sunday, July 23, 2017 - 10:30 to 11:30

Director of the Maritime Archaeology Trust, Garry Momber will be introducing us to some of the fascinating projects carried out around Britain’s historic coastline, taking the festival off terra-fi

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2017-07-23 12:30:00 to 2017-07-23 13:30:0023Jul2017

Festival of Archaeology Talks: Kate Adie with Richard Osgood 'History Before her Eyes'

Sunday, July 23, 2017 - 13:30 to 14:30

Archaeologists can spend their careers reconstructing historic moments. Kate Adie’s career has seen numerous dramatic historic moments occur with her own eyes.

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2017-07-22 14:00:00 to 2017-07-22 15:00:0022Jul2017

Festival of Archaeology Talks: Peter Ginn and Dr Alex Langlands

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 15:00 to 16:00

Peter and Alex trained together as archaeologists and since then have become familiar faces in television history documentaries, presenting often in a very hands on way.

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2017-07-22 09:30:00 to 2017-07-22 10:30:0022Jul2017

Festival of Archaeology Talks: Prof Roberta Gilchrist 'Glastonbury Abbey: Archaeology and Legend'

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 10:30 to 11:30

This lecture reveals some key findings from archaeological excavations that took place at Glastonbury Abbey from 1904 to 1979.

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2019-07-12 23:00:0013Jul2019

Festival of Archaeology: Meet the Author - Nicola Ford

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Your chance to meet the author Nicola Ford, who will be in the Mini Marquee on the back lawn at 11.30am and 1.30pm on the first day of the Festival of Archae

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2019-07-12 23:00:00 to 2019-07-13 23:00:0013Jul2019

Festival of Archaeology: Storytelling with Mary-Ann Ochota and Jason Buck

Saturday, July 13, 2019 to Sunday, July 14, 2019

Rings, Wings and Spindle Whorls - Archaeological treasures and the stories they tell

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For Families
2013-07-20 09:00:00 to 2013-07-20 15:00:0020Jul2013

Festival of British Archaeology Family Saturday

Saturday, July 20, 2013 - 10:00 to 16:00

Archaeology for all: discover whether you have the skills to be an archaeologist; meet our Anglo-Saxon ancestors with living history group Centingas; activities for all the family.

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For Families
2013-07-27 09:00:00 to 2013-07-27 15:00:0027Jul2013

Festival of British Archaeology Family Saturday

Saturday, July 27, 2013 - 10:00 to 16:00

Archaeology for all: discover whether you have the skills to be an archaeologist; meet our Anglo-Saxon ancestors with living history group Centingas; activities for all the family

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2019-07-14 12:30:00 to 2019-07-14 13:30:0014Jul2019

Festival Talk - Christie Willis: Up in Flames: Cremation at Stonehenge and in Neolithic Britain

Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 13:30 to 14:30

This talk will examine the evolution of cremation during the Early to Middle Neolithic and how it became the dominant burial rite by the end of the Neolithic.  Wildly diverse locations were selecte

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2019-07-14 11:00:00 to 2019-07-14 12:00:0014Jul2019

Festival Talk - Dr Alex Langlands: Britons, Bridges and Boroughs: Old Sarum from the Fall of Rome to the Coming of the Vikings

Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 12:00 to 13:00

Incorporating some of the most recent archaeological finds and archival research, this talk will examine the role of Old Sarum in three critical periods of its history.

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2019-07-13 11:00:00 to 2019-07-13 12:00:0013Jul2019

Festival Talk - Ella Al-Shamahi: Are You a Neanderthal?

Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 12:00 to 13:00

With revelations such as our ancestors interbreeding with Neanderthals; that most of us have up to 4% Neanderthal DNA; and that Tibetans have a gene that helps them live high up in the mountains be

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2019-07-13 14:00:00 to 2019-07-13 15:00:0013Jul2019

Festival Talk - Helen Wass: People Time Place: Historic Environment on HS2

Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 15:00 to 16:00

Before the bridges, tunnels, tracks and stations for HS2 are built, an unprecedented amount of archaeological work will take place – the largest ever programme of investigation in the UK employing

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2019-07-14 14:00:00 to 2019-07-14 15:00:0014Jul2019

Festival Talk - Lorraine Mepham and Adrian Green: More Cakes and Buns! Digging the Foundations of the Cafe

Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 15:00 to 16:00

This spring, Dr Phil Harding and Lorraine Mepham dug a test pit in the museum grounds, adding to our knowledge of this historic building.

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2019-07-13 09:30:00 to 2019-07-13 10:30:0013Jul2019

Festival Talk - Mary-Ann Ochota: Hidden Histories: A Spotter's Guide to the British Landscape

Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 10:30 to 11:30

Wherever you go in Britain there’s history woven into the landscape around you – in the shape of a field, the wall of a cottage, a standing stone or churchyard, even in the grass under your feet.

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2019-07-13 12:30:00 to 2019-07-13 13:30:0013Jul2019

Festival Talk - Richard Osgood: A Gothic Tale: Spears and Javelins at Barrow Clump

Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 13:30 to 14:30

In 2003, English Heritage started recording badger damage to a Bronze Age barrow on Salisbury Plain.

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