The Woodland Heritage Festival 2016 Piccies!

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

#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- #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”

New #podcast! Summer of #Archaeology at #Medieval #Brockhampton

February’s Archaeology and Ale talk is now available as a podcast via the Archaeology Podcast Network. Chris Atkinson spoke about the Summer of Archaeology at Medieval Brockhampton.

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”

Egyptian Archaeology with the YAC

This post is about our volunteer’s activity with the Sheffield Young Archaeologists’ Club at Weston Park Museum. Our Archaeology in the City volunteer Kris is also a leader with the Sheffield YAC, and MA Archaeology student Kelsey joined in to see what the YAC was about. In October the Museum opened a new exhibit calledContinue reading “Egyptian Archaeology with the YAC”

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!”