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Archaeological finds day

Saturday 16 September 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Event Details

Saturday 16 September 2023
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Category:
Car park on site, On street parking, On public transport route
Toilets on site
Suitable for
All ages
Wheelchair access
Advert with an image of pottery fragments, flints, a map and a history book

Come along and join us for an Archaeological Finds Day at Hemyock Parish Hall, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm.

Bring along artefacts to be identified by finds specialist Dr Naomi Payne and Finds Liaison Officer Brittany Walsh.

Drop in to learn about archaeology in the Blackdown Hills. Handle historic artefacts and test your knowledge with our archaeological finds quiz.

Join Alex Farnell from Avalon Planning & Heritage to get tips about researching your local historic landscape using the Historic Environment Record and the Devon Environment viewer.

Free family activities:

  • Have a go at a mini archaeological excavation
  • Craft an Iron Age roundhouse to take home
  • Create a clay coil pot

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