The Woodland Heritage Festival 2016 Piccies!

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

#HeritageFest16- #free Woodland Heritage #festival in #Sheffield

We’ve all been busy beind the scenes preparing for the second Woodland Heritage Festival. That is on this Bank Holday Monday, May 30th, at the Ecclesall Woods Discovery Centre. Here are some pictures of all the activities from last year’s festival. It’s a FREE family-friendly archaeology and heritage festival. We’ll have the same great hands-onContinue reading “#HeritageFest16- #free Woodland Heritage #festival in #Sheffield”

Osteoarchaeology with the Young Archaeologists’ Club

This post is about our volunteer’s activity with the Sheffield Young Archaeologists’ Club at the Department of Archaeology Osteology Lab. Our Archaeology in the City volunteer Kris is also a leader with the Sheffield YAC, and MA Osteoarchaeology student Emma developed and led an osteology activity. This month Archaeology in the City and the YAC joined forcesContinue reading “Osteoarchaeology with the Young Archaeologists’ Club”

Feast in the Forest Meets Q Pitting!

The team were enjoying a day up at Ecclesall Woods Discovery Centre last Sunday at the fantastic Feast in the Forest event. Along side some incredibly scrumptious local produce stalls, fascinating craft stalls, live music and much much ‘s’more’… excuse the pun but there was even a s’more camp fire, a delicious addition to theContinue reading “Feast in the Forest Meets Q Pitting!”

A recent school visit – Rock Art & Artefacts

Archaeology in the City were invited back to a primary school on the edges of Sheffield and had a great afternoon session with the Key Stage 2 kids supporting their prehistory module. The children had already visited Creswell Crags and learned the basic timeline of prehistory. They had made some very cool cave paintings ofContinue reading “A recent school visit – Rock Art & Artefacts”