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Archive for June, 2012

Presentations from Saturday

By Sarah B Dhanjal, on 26 June 2012


Saturday’s workshop was great!  We were pleased to meet lots of new and old faces.  I’ve attached some of the presentations, of particular urgency is booking for these HLF workshops:

All Our Stories Event
Monday 02 July, 1.00pm – 3.00pm at Heritage Lottery Fund, 7 Holbein Place, London SW1W 8NR
Presentations and discussions of programme, assessment criteria and application process
RSVP to deborahs@hlf.org.uk by 5pm Monday 25 June
Limited availability- booking essential


Working with Young People
Tuesday 3rd July 2012, 6.00pm-8.15pm, Sackler Centre for Arts Education, The Victoria & Albert Museum.  For more information contact: LondonEvents@hlf.org.uk


So book now!




More soon…


HLF UCL Presentation 23 June 2012 [Compatibility Mode]

Start to dig Planning an oral history project

Starting to Dig Introd to DWWS


Start to Dig Programme

By Sarah B Dhanjal, on 18 June 2012

Our open day event is coming up fast, so here’s an idea of what we will be up to.  We are going to have a member of staff from HLF telling us all about the work of HLF and the new All Our Stories funding stream.  Members of the Dig Where We Stand project team will be presenting workshops on:

  • working with young people
  • archaeological fieldwork
  • oral history and community archives
  • working with communities

We’ll also be finding out more about you!  What is your community heritage dream project ?  How can we help make your dream a reality?  If you haven’t booked yet, here is the address:


Dig Where We Stand Events

By Sarah B Dhanjal, on 10 June 2012

So…  It’s that time.  Events are coming up and we are getting ready to dig!  Literally and metaphorically.  Here is a little more information about what we are up to.

June 11th-15th, The Hendon School Community Archaeology Project (Hendon), bringing together staff and students from the UCL research team, the Hendon and District Archaeological Society, and Hendon School to conduct archaeological research on Hendon House, a sixteenth century manor house whose remains lie beneath the school playing field. For further details, contact Dr Gabriel Moshenska (gmoshenska@yahoo.co.uk)  and Sarah Dhanjal (s.dhanjal@ucl.ac.uk)

June 23rd ‘Start to dig!’ Introducing Community Heritage Half day workshop introducing different elements of community history practice, the HLF All Our Stories fund, and the resources of UCL. Held in the Institute of Archaeology and the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, UCL. All welcome (contact, a.flinn@ucl.ac.uk or s.dhanjal@ucl.ac.uk)

June 27th, Annual Community Archives and Heritage Group conference, History Matters – Community Archives and Learning, UCL. Overall theme – involving young people in community archive and history activities. Includes a presentation by the Dig team.  More details about places at this free conference can be found at http://www.communityarchives.org.uk/page_id__1166_path__.aspx or contact a.flinn@ucl.ac.uk

July 9th– 14th, Public Archaeology Summer School (Welwyn, Hertfordshire). Week long summer school and conference, a collaboration between Welwyn Archaeological Society and UCL’s Institute of Archaeology. For more details about this, contact Dr Kris Lockyear (noviodunum@hotmail.com)

I’ll be adding to the blog this week about how things are going at Hendon – we’re hoping it doesn’t rain too much.  And to give you further information about the ‘Start to Dig’ event – tickets are selling out fast!