The Woodland Heritage Festival 2016

Note: this is a re-published blog post originally written by our 2016 team! After many months of planning and organisation (and much hair pulling out) the Woodland Heritage Festival which took place on the 30th of May went off with a bang and, considering the windy day, the turnout was incredible. Over the course ofContinue reading “The Woodland Heritage Festival 2016”

Merry Digmas! Season’s Greetings from Archaeology in the City.

Well everyone, it’s suddenly December! Please remember there are no Archaeology and Ale talks this month, but to make up for it, there are 2 in January. If you’ve (like me!) not finished (or started!) your Christmas shopping yet, here are some gift options for the archaeologist in your life. And also, please remember:

The Archaeology & Ale Pub(lic) Archaeology talks programme is here!

Hello! With the academic year well underway we now have an (updated) new wave of Archaeology in the City talks and events have been unleashed on an unsuspecting Sheffield…. We’ve had a great response from volunteer speakers so have a full programme until April 2017. Here’s our UPDATED programme:

Tinsley Project Blog #1: About Tinsley

This blog post from one of our Archaeology in the City volunteers, Ashley Magana. Ashley has written about her experience on the Tinsley project, having spent four months helping with the project during her time at the University of Sheffield. Historical Background St. Lawrence Church has 800 years of history. Tinsley was even mentioned inContinue reading “Tinsley Project Blog #1: About Tinsley”

The Woodland Heritage Festival 2016 Piccies!

Some great shots from a great day! Can’t wait for next years festival!

#HeritageFest16 the #free Woodland Heritage #Festival is on Tomorrow! #Sheffield #bankholidaymonday

The 2016 Woodland Heritage Festival starts TOMORROW– a free family archaeology and heritage festival organised by Archaeology in the City, from the University of Sheffield Department of Archaeology, and held at the JG Graves Woodland Discovery Centre in Ecclesall Woods. Here’s a flashback to the free talks that were on offer last year. The finalContinue reading “#HeritageFest16 the #free Woodland Heritage #Festival is on Tomorrow! #Sheffield #bankholidaymonday”

#HeritageFest16 2 days until the #free Woodland Heritage #Festival in #Sheffield

Only 2 days to go until the 2016 Woodland Heritage Festival – a free family archaeology and heritage festival organised by Archaeology in the City, from the University of Sheffield Department of Archaeology, and held at the JG Graves Woodland Discovery Centre in Ecclesall Woods. Here’s a flashback to the free talks that were onContinue reading “#HeritageFest16 2 days until the #free Woodland Heritage #Festival in #Sheffield”

3 days til #HeritageFest16 #free Woodland Heritage #Festival in #Sheffield! 3 days to go

Only 3 days to go until the 2016 Woodland Heritage Festival – a free family archaeology and heritage festival organised by Archaeology in the City, from the University of Sheffield Department of Archaeology, and held at the JG Graves Woodland Discovery Centre in Ecclesall Woods. Here’s a flashback to the free talks that were onContinue reading “3 days til #HeritageFest16 #free Woodland Heritage #Festival in #Sheffield! 3 days to go”

#HeritageFest16 4 days to #free Woodland Heritage #festival in #Sheffield!

Only 4 days to go until the 2016 Woodland Heritage Festival – a free family archaeology and heritage festival organised by Archaeology in the City, from the University of Sheffield Department of Archaeology, and held at the JG Graves Woodland Discovery Centre in Ecclesall Woods. Here’s a flashback to the free talks that were onContinue reading “#HeritageFest16 4 days to #free Woodland Heritage #festival in #Sheffield!”

#HeritageFest16 5 days ’til #free #festival in #Sheffield 30May- What did we do last year?

5 days to go until the 2016 Woodland Heritage Festival – a free family archaeology and heritage festival organised by Archaeology in the City, from the University of Sheffield Department of Archaeology, and held at the JG Graves Woodland Discovery Centre in Ecclesall Woods. Here’s a flashback to the free talks that were on offerContinue reading “#HeritageFest16 5 days ’til #free #festival in #Sheffield 30May- What did we do last year?”