‘Celebrating Community Archaeology in the South Pennines’ is an event being run jointly by the Watershed Landscape Project, Pennine Prospects and the Division of Archaeological and Environmental Sciences, University of Bradford, to be held at the University of Bradford.
Conference: Saturday 16th March, 10:00-16:30 (booking essential, fee £15 – includes lunch)
The conference will include papers on upland archaeology (including Mesolithic archaeology), community archaeology projects (in particular the fantastic work of the Carved Stone Investigation: Rombalds Moor team), aspects of communicating heritage to a wider audience, and accessing funding. The keynote speaker is Dr Carenza Lewis, Director, Access Cambridge Archaeology.
Family Fun Day: Sunday 17th March, 11:00-15:00 (free event, booking advised for workshops) A mixture of ‘drop in’ activities and taster sessions for all the family, as well as an assortment of workshops which will introduce some of the archaeological recording methods and techniques used on the project, as well methods of communicating local history
For further information, provisional programme, and a booking form, see:
Any enquiries, please email: Louise.Brown@pennineprospects.co.uk
The events are independent and you may attend either or both events.