Events and Dates

August 27th and 28th

SITE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. FREE EVENT!

Guided tours 11.30am and 2.30pm start (1 1/2 hours long)
Self-led tour from Brockhampton Estate 11am – 4pm.

COME AND SEE WHAT WE HAVE UNEARTHED!

Please book beforehand with the Brockhampton Estate, National Trust (See Home Page).

August 13th – 26th
Excavation

PAST IN MIND Friday 3rd August trip to other heritage archaeological sites.

We are going to visit other archaeological sites THIS FRIDAY 3RD AUG as discussed at our Workshop day last week. It is a great opportunity to see a dig in action. So here is the information you need –

Mind volunteers who need transport –

Minibus will leave Heffernan at 10am. I imagine we will be back mid-afternoon.

Leominster volunteers please meet Jenny at Coop car park (opposite Aldi) at 10.15am.

We are going to Bredenbury and Edwin Ralph sites.

Please make sure you wear suitable waterproof shoes/boots and bring rain wear (Weather!!)

Bring a packed lunch please

Volunteers who are making their own way to the sites – I attach a map. Please park in the yard at Manor Farm. We have been given permission.

We are meeting at Edwin Ralph (Acton B is no longer open to us) at 11am.

Volunteers who need transport would you please let Jenny know .

Saturday July 28th: (10.45am – 3pm)

Past in Mind Heritage Project Workshop day: “What do we know so far?”

The venue is Falcon Mews, Bromyard (Falcon Hotel). Parking is available in the hotel car park.

Programme

10.45 Coffee and Introduction to the day

11.00 Presentation & discussion on the journey so far – archaeological perspective. See new images of the site from LIDAR.

12.00 Presentation, displays and discussion on the journey so far – historical perspective

1.00 Lunch: Sandwiches and cake – £2.50 + chat

2.00 The plan comes together to prepare for – excavation at Studmarsh, further historical research + continuing journeys of the volunteers.

Please note: Mind volunteers may travel by minibus by booking a place by 25th July with Jenny McMillan

07812370553. jenny.mcmillan@herefordshire-mind.org.uk

Thursday July 19th: (10am – 4pm)

Activity to draw up the archaeological plan from the survey data, and also to introduce volunteers to the Museum service.

The venue is The Museum Resource and Learning Centre, 58 Friars Street, Hereford, HR4 OAS

Please confirm attendance with Jenny McMillan on 07812370553, jenny.mcmillan@herefordshire-mind.org.uk

Tuesday July 3rd/ Wednesday July 4th 2012

Completing the Site Survey and history groups meeting (Please contact Jenny McMillan: Jenny.McMillan@herefordshire-mind.org.uk)

June 25th – June 30th 2012

Site Survey

June 9th 2012

Official launch of the Past in Mind project at the National Trust’s Brockhampton Manor, Lower Brockhampton.

June 7th 2012

BBC Hereford and Worcester’s Andrew Easton interviews Jenny McMillan and Ian Bapty about the project.

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