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Dig Where We Stand Events

By Sarah 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!

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