Archaeology and the History of Medieval Sherwood Forest

Bookings open 24 October 2016

With Andy Gaunt, Director of Mercian Archaeological Services CIC

Learn about Medieval Sherwood Forest, its administration and the Forest law, as well as the landscape of the forest, the woods and the heath famous as the haunt of outlaws, the Royal Palace in Kings Clipstone at its heart and the romantic hunting landscape that surrounded it.

The talk will cover much of the latest archaeological research by Mercian Archaeological Services CIC in Sherwood Forest including King John's Palace, St Edwin's Chapel and Robin Hood's village of Edwinstowe.

ARCHAEOLOGY NOW is a series of free talks and handling sessions that focuses on current archaeological work. These talks allow professional archaeologists, related specialists and community groups to share their exciting work with us as it is happening and include regional, national and international projects.