Blog: archaeology

Reveal the History of your Town or Village

      A 2 session course...10 hours for £30, concessions available. Join Charlotte Davey, our Historic Site manager, to find out how to delve into the history of your town or village. Expanded from our successful 'How to Find the History on Your Doorstep', this course will also cover how to use a range…
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Landscape Archaeology: techniques and practice

      A 3 session course...16 hours for £48, concessions available. Join tutors, Jim Snee from Layers of History, and Lydia Hendry, Community Archaeologist, and explore how to use the landscape to understand the history it hides. This will be fascinating for anyone who likes to get out in the Lincolnshire countryside and wants…
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Big Dig at Old King’s Head

We are excited to announce the Big Dig at the Old King’s Head in Kirton! Get involved with the archaeological excavation at the Old King's Head as part of our ongoing restoration works. The opportunity to dig in such a central and long-lived site is rare. We expect plenty of artefacts will be found relating to…
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History on your doorstep: how to research the stories of your neighbourhood…

This is a one day course, running from 10.00am to 4.00pm, where the Community Archaeologist for Heritage Lincolnshire, Lydia Hendry, will provide an introduction to conducting your own research; the morning session will focus on documents, either using on line resources, or public resources such as the archives at Lincoln and the afternoon session will…
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Introduction to Saxon & Medieval Pottery

and continuing on Thursday 26th April, this 2 session course provides an introduction to studying and identifying the pottery of the Saxon and medieval periods. We will look at how the pottery from an archaeological site can give us fascinating evidence of daily life and trade as well as clues about the social status and…
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