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A number of lively public events will be taking place throughout the two years of the project, giving people the opportunity to have a go at or experience a range of activities including memory sharing, art projects, talks and workshops. See below for our programme of events.

Archaeology Through the Finds

Wednesday 14th April, 2010 - 7.30pm

Join us for the last in our series of talks, by Angie Bolton of the Portable Antiquities Scheme, talking about finds from the area.

For further information contact: Sheena Payne-Lunn on 01905 721133 or sheena.paynelunn@worcester.gov.uk / Deborah Overton on 01905 855494 or doverton@worcestershire.gov.uk

Archaeology Through the Finds

 

Aerial Archaeology - Revealing Past Landscapes

Friday 22nd January, 2010 - 7.30pm

A free talk by Mike Glyde on how archaeologists use aerial photography to reveal more about the past!

This event will take place at the Bishop Allenby Hall, St Stephen's churchyard

For further information contact: Sheena Payne-Lunn on 01905 721133 or sheena.paynelunn@worcester.gov.uk / Deborah Overton on 01905 855494 or doverton@worcestershire.gov.uk

 

Recent Research at Northwick and Bevere

Friday November 20th, 2009 - 7.30pm

Talks by local archaeologists on the latest results from excavation, landscape survey and finds study. Come along and discover what we have uncovered - from neolithic flints to industrial earthworks!

Building Recording Plane table survey at Bevere Neolithic Flint awl, photo by Portable Antiquities Scheme Digging up Northwick's back gardens!

Anglo-Saxon Northwick & Worcester - Talk by John Hemingway Frid Oct 30th, 2009 - 7.30pm

This talk will provide a fascinating insight into life in Worcester during the Anglo-Saxon period. John Hemingway, Archaeological Officer for Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council is an expert on the West Midlands during the Anglo-Saxon period and has written extensively on this area. Find out about Northwick 1000 years ago, about the Anglo-Danish attack on Bevere Island and see the fantastic reconstruction illustration of the battle for the very first time!

This event will take place at the Bishop Allenby Hall, St Stephen's churchyard

For further information contact: Deborah Overton on 01905 855494 or doverton@worcestershire.gov.uk


Northwick Manor Heritage Trail - Guided walk - Saturday 18th July, 1.30-4.30pm

Last year's guided walkAs part of this year’s Festival of British Archaeology the Northwick Manor Community Heritage Project will be leading a guided circular walk along the riverside footpaths from Northwick to Bevere and back.

The walk will be an opportunity to hear more about the history of the area and new discoveries that have been made during the course of the project. A chance to discover the results of excavations in local gardens and see the first reconstruction illustrations created by archaeological illustrators!

We look forward to seeing you there.

For further details download the leaflet: guidedwalk.pdf

Wildlife Photography Workshop - Saturday June 27th, 2-4pm

To launch the project's Art & Photography competition, there will be an opportunity to learn how to take the perfect photograph with Bob Tunstall and Dennis Lee of the Worcestershire Camera Club. Learn about the wildlife that can be found in the riverside meadows from Ranger Richard Clarke and start using your own camera to record them.

This is a free session for all ages, but booking is required. Bring your own camera and a tripod if you have one. Meet at The Slip car park, Northwick.

To book contact Deborah Overton on 01905 855494/ doverton@worcestershire.gov.uk

This workshop will launch our fantastic Photography and Art Competition - for further details go to the Northwick Manor - Art page.

Doharty Map of the Manor of Claines 1751-3
    Doharty Map of the Manor of Claines 1751-3
Clay pipes recorded by the Portable Antiquities Scheme
Clay pipes recorded by the Portable Antiquities Scheme

 

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