Posts from February 2015

  • 24th February 2015
Anglo-Saxon Grave Workshop for Schools

One of the activities we do with school children is the Anglo-Saxon skeleton, usually as part of ‘Invaders & Settlers’ aspect of the national curriculum. Our archaeologists base the workshop on the discovery of an Anglo-Saxon burial, and what this can tell us about Saxon life. We have a replica skeleton along with grave goods,...

  • 17th February 2015
Love Archaeology – a free family event at The Hive

Families will be able to see some of the animal bones we have discovered and find out more of the story behind them On Thursday, 19th February families can visit The Hive to find out what archaeologists do. Rob Hedge, our Community Archaeologist, and former digger on Time Team, will have a range of objects...

  • 13th February 2015
Our popular Ancestry workshops are returning to The Hive!

Our popular workshops are running again and will be starting in late February. If you want to know more about the website and the sources it contains, and want to really get the most out of your research on the site, our workshops are a great place to start. Some people who come along...

  • 10th February 2015
Love Worcester Heritage Festival: Dandy Row

If you were following our blog posts in November you will remember our series about Dandy Row which we featured as part of the Explore Your Archive campaign. We began to research the history of this small terrace of houses after finding a photo in the archives which dated back to about 1900 and subsequently...

  • 3rd February 2015
Love (& Death) in the Archives

Love is in the archives, and you can find out more on Tuesday 17th February at our workshop about parish records, which will be held at The Hive. Within the many parish records held here at Worcestershire Archives are the parish registers, including marriage registers, and the baptisms which then resulted from many of these...