Posts from August 2021
- 25th August 2021
1000 intricately painted bees are being displayed outside The Hive until 2nd September 2021 to raise funds for St Richard’s Hospice. Humans have long history with honey bees and we thought we’d take the opportunity to explore the archaeological and historical evidence of that relationship.
- 23rd August 2021
We are pleased to announce that resources created in partnership with Museums Worcestershire to support heritage venues and organisations are now live! Videos and toolkits were created as part of the No One Left Behind Project, aimed at helping heritage organisations as they move forward after the pandemic.
- 13th August 2021
A small, small-find. You will have seen in previous Finds of The Month posts we have reported on Neolithic/early Bronze Age tools and pottery excavated from our some of quarry sites. This post is about one of our archaeology team’s smallest, intact small-finds – a beautiful biconical bead. What we found. Firstly, we found a...
- 5th August 2021
Rhonda, our Conservator, does amazing things to repair and conserve our documents. Currently she is working on 15 boxes of wills, thanks to funding from National Conservation of Manuscripts Trust.
- 3rd August 2021
Sajid Riasat has been using Worcestershire Archive for many years to carry out his research, even before the service moved to The Hive building in Worcester, Level 2. Having previously spoken to Sajid back in December 2020 to discuss how WAAS can engage people with South Asian heritage, it felt right to get a few...
- 1st August 2021
Our public services in The Hive are back to their normal opening hours. The Archive Searchroom & HER Desk are open as normal, & Self Service is once again open throughout The Hive's opening hours.