Posts from June 2013

  • 26th June 2013
Guest Post: Emily Parker, Historic Environment Record intern

Today we are pleased to feature a guest post from Emily Parker, who has been undertaking a placement with the Historic Environment Record team. Here’s what Emily has to say about her time with us: I am currently undertaking a placement with the Historic Environment Record office part of the Archive and Archaeology service. This...

  • 21st June 2013
Live illustration event

On Thursday 27th June you’ll be able to see one of our archaeological illustrators at work in The Hive. These members of staff usually work out of public sight, and you normally only see the finished results on interpretation boards or in archaeological reports. They draw artefacts found on sites, reconstruct objects from what was...

  • 19th June 2013
Wyre Forest stream-walking survey

Worcestershire Archaeology is working with volunteers on a stream-walking survey of the Dowles, Baveney and Lem Brooks within the Wyre Forest Landscape Partnership project area (resulting in approximately 17 km of watercourse surveyed). The aim of the survey is to record archaeological evidence for structures, fords, relict stream channels or prehistoric burnt mounds. The type...

  • 17th June 2013
DigBromsgrove: Call for Volunteers!

Between the 9th and the 19th of July, Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service will be leading a Community Archaeology project in Bromsgrove. An archaeological excavation will be taking place at the Market Place, at the south end of the High Street, with an accompanying public exhibition. The excavation will be carried out by volunteers, with...

  • 13th June 2013
Malvern Walkpast – Saturday 6th July

The Malvern Hills are always a popular for walking, and the third in our Walkpast series will be here on the afternoon Saturday 6th July. Starting from The Wyche, the 4 mile walk will go along the famous Shire Ditch into parkland. Walking along ancient holloways through a wooded landscape dotted with quarries, you will...