Celebrating Community Archaeology in the South Pennines
'Celebrating Community Archaeology in the South Pennines' is an event being run jointly by the Watershed Landscape Project, Pennine Prospects and the Division of Archaeological and Environmental Sciences, University of Bradford.
Conference: Saturday 16th March, 10:00-16:30 (booking essential, fee £15 - includes lunch)
The conference will include papers on upland archaeology, community archaeology projects, aspects of communicating heritage to a wider audience, and accessing funding. The keynote speaker is Dr Carenza Lewis, Director, Access Cambridge Archaeology.
Click here for the provisional conference programme.
Time Detectives: Archaeology Fun Day: Sunday 17th March, 11:00-15:00 (free event, booking advised for workshops)
A mixture of ‘drop in’ activities and taster sessions for all the family including Archaeology-inspired art, Kidz Digz, CSI: South Pennines, Discover Dinosaurs, Flint knapping demonstrations, Local archaeology and history societies marketplace... and lots more. Also, the Finds Liaison Officer for the South and West Yorkshire Portable Antiquities Scheme will be on hand to identify and record your archaeological finds.
Fun day flyer available here!
Free workshops include: Interpreting your heritage; Rough guide to social media; Discovering prehistoric rock art; Landscape surveying using GPS receivers. (For more details see the event booking form).
Please note: The events are independent and you may attend either or both days. Children must be supervised by an adult at all times.
Click here for the event flyer.
Click here for the event booking form.
Click here for directions to the event.
For further information please contact:
Louise Brown, Community Archaeologist: email@example.com