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Mick Astons Young Archaeologists (Somerset)

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1st December: Christmas Party!

More information nearer the time.

The Learning Room, Museum of Somerset 10.30am – 12.30pm

3rd November: The Archaeology of Archery

The development of bows and arrows through history and prehistory.

The Learning Room, Museum of Somerset 10.30am – 12.30pm

6th October: Second World War Archaeology

A field trip with Chris Webster from the South West Heritage Trust to see some of the surviving monuments of WWII around Donyatt.
Details to follow.

1st September: Visit to Ipplepen Excavation in Devon

Visit to Ipplepen Excavation in Devon. Return to the Exeter University’s excavation of a new site at the Roman site at Ipplepen.

Details to follow.

4th August: Fieldwork activity day

Meet at Fairfield Manor, Stogursey to study artefacts from the Manor House excavations, plus practical fieldwork studying and recording the House and Gardens.

10.30am – 1pm at Fairfield Manor, Stogursey.

7th July – Saxon re-enactment day

Saxon re-enactment day at the Museum of Somerset!

We will be visited by members of Steamhorse Interactive who will be taking us back to Anglo Saxon times! The morning will start at 10.30am and is for MAYA members only but in the afternoon we will be opening the event up to the general public. A great experience for all the family! Free entry.

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28th July – Council For British Archaeology Fringe Festival at Montacute House

Council For British Archaeology Fringe Festival at Montacute House! 

Information displays, finds handling, plus a chance to take part in a real geophysical survey.  A family event with free entry into the grounds of Montacute House.

2nd June – Visit to the Brick and Tile Museum

Make your own Roman oil lamp at the Bridgwater Brick and Tile Museum! Due to limited places available for this activity, we will be running two sessions during the morning with 9 members in each session.

The Brick and Tile Museum, E Quay, Bridgwater, TA6 4DB.
Time to be confirmed.

7th April – Ancient woodland crafts

Join experimental archaeologist and woodcraft expert Mark Cox for a day of learning ancient woodland crafts!

DETAILS TO FOLLOW.

12th May – Making mosaics

Make your own Roman-style mosaic to take home!

The Learning Room, Museum of Somerset 10.30am – 12.30pm

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