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13 events
  • Nottinghamshire Unearthed: Finds from the Portable Antiquities Scheme Loading...
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    Nottinghamshire Unearthed: Finds from the Portable Antiquities Scheme

    Tuesday 02 October - Sunday 03 March

    This exhibition will highlight some of the finds from the county and examine the important contribution they have made to our wider understanding of Nottinghamshire.

  • Archaeology NOW - New Approaches to Classical Sparta Loading...
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    Archaeology NOW - New Approaches to Classical Sparta

    Wednesday 20 February

    Sparta is typically viewed as a totalitarian society. Its citizens’ lives were closely  controlled by the state and devoted solely to warfare.

  • Current Archaeology in the East Midlands Loading...
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    Current Archaeology in the East Midlands

    Saturday 06 April - Sunday 30 June

    A new Museum Exhibition Programme, Current Archaeology in the East Midlands, displays and examines work undertaken throughout the East Midlands by archaeologists, community groups and museums. 

  • Ancient Craft: Frame Baskets Loading...
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    Ancient Craft: Frame Baskets

    Saturday 27 April

    Ancient methods of making baskets involve making a hoop and ribs from stout twigs and weaving them to form a shell or shield-shaped basket. 

  • Nottinghamshire Young Archaeologist Club Loading...
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    Nottinghamshire Young Archaeologist Club

    Saturday 27 April - Saturday 20 July

    If you are aged 8 to 16 years and enjoy History and Archaeology, join our Young Archaeologists Club.

  • Talk - The Shock of the Old Loading...
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    Talk - The Shock of the Old

    Friday 03 May

    An account of the search for, and discovery of, Britain’s first Ice Age cave art at Creswell Crags (Nottinghamshire /Derbyshire) in 2003.

  • Half-term Heraldry Loading...
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    Half-term Heraldry

    Wednesday 29 May

    Design your own coat of arms like a medieval knight.

  • Talk - Death and Discovery Loading...
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    Talk - Death and Discovery

    Wednesday 12 June

    In 2017 a metal detectorist searching a ploughed field near Scremby, Lincolnshire, discovered fragments of grave goods and pieces of human bone.

  • Council for British Archaeology: East Midlands Training Workshops Loading...
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    Council for British Archaeology: East Midlands Training Workshops

    Saturday 22 June

    This day-long training workshop will feature talks, practical exercises and discussions, and will look at how to run a community archaeology project from start to finish. 

  • Ancient Craft: Create with Copper Loading...
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    Ancient Craft: Create with Copper

    Saturday 29 June

    Led by Melissa Montague, this workshop is a great introduction to working with copper. 

  • 6th Nottinghamshire History and Archaeology Festival Loading...
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    6th Nottinghamshire History and Archaeology Festival

    Saturday 20 July

    Now in its 6th year this hugely successful regional festival and celebration will be displaying the wide and varied work taking place throughout Nottinghamshire.

  • Short Talks on Local Archaeological Projects Loading...
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    Short Talks on Local Archaeological Projects

    Saturday 20 July

    The 6th Nottinghamshire History and Archaeology Festival begins with short talks on local history and archaeology projects.