Posts Tagged With: Experimental Archaeology

Replica bronze age boat takes to the sea | Meridian – ITV News

A replica bronze age boat, made of oak and Moss, successful said around the Kent coast.

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Final Weekend for Festival of Archaeology

We hope you have been enjoying all the different events available in Leicestershire organised for the Festival of Archaeology, this weekend is the last for this years Festival so if you’re not joining us for the Community dig in Anstey, don’t miss out!

As part of the Festival our friends at Jewry Wall are also running an event looking at Archery.  It is running this Sunday 27th July, why not pop down to Jewry Wall Museum and find out all about Archery, from Robin Hood to the bowmen of Agincourt.

There will be themed trails and crafts, an opportunity to try your hand at the skill itself and costumed archers on hand to tell you all about it all!

Entrance is free with a small to charge to ‘have-a-go’ and crafts.

The event runs from 11.30am through until 3.30pm

As we are also part of the national Festival of Archaeology, there are free guided tours of the Bath house (12.00) and Treasures of the Museum (3.00)

Light refreshments are also available.

Something for everyone!

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Group 2


The second group are looking at the pottery. What pots will they design?

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Home Made Pottery


Round 1 of the pottery which our YAC members have made today! Round 2 will be starting shortly.

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Leicestershire YAC at the Collection Resource Centre


Our members are getting stuck in making their own pottery using some traditional methods to decorate them.

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