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Did you know today (April 18th) is World Heritage Day? Celebrate it with a visit to Stonehenge or Avebury.

World Heritage is the shared wealth of humankind. Protecting and preserving this valuable asset demands the collective efforts of the international community. This special day offers an opportunity to raise the public’s awareness about the diversity of cultural heritage and the efforts that are required to protect and conserve it, as well as draw attention to its vulnerability. 565 more words

Durrington Walls

Easter Holidays: Ancient places. Silbury Hill, Avebury and Arbour Low

The biggest ancient man-made hill in Europe. No, you can’t walk up it. Near Stonehenge.

These stones have real charisma. The usual suspects?

Arbour Low in Derbyshire. 24 more words

On Family and Changing Tides......

If you had told me even five years ago I would be emailing my twin sister and my mum in order to invite them to a New Moon group meditation with a ‘Sound Bath’, (Think huge gongs, crystal singing bowls and what can only be described as ‘soulgasm’ vibrations. 693 more words


Living with Monuments: Avebury and the Wider Neolithic World

The great prehistoric monuments of Avebury have captured the public imagination for centuries. But despite the best efforts of generations of antiquaries and archaeologists we know surprisingly little about the daily lives of the people who created and used them. 123 more words

Avenue Dig

Avebury and the Neolithic mind

I love Avebury, I’ve been there many times and the landscape as a whole, with its many ancient features, I find incredibly compelling. I’m not much of a historian, I find it hard keeping dates straight in my head and the who ruled when habits of history don’t agree with me. 593 more words