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The Early Medieval Archaeology Student Symposium 2016

This past week, I found myself in Bristol, attending and presenting at the 10th Annual Early Medieval Archaeology Student Symposium. It was held in the chapter house of Bristol Cathedral, which I believe was the first time an academic conference had chosen the cathedral as a venue. 837 more words


Stop the Dark Ages!

Stop the Dark Ages! is perhaps an unlikely slogan, but it is one that caused a bit of a flurry among medievalists last week in response to… 1,005 more words

Dark Ages

Combs, Walls and Knives- Week Two.

Our second week of our Aberlady Angles project has been just as exciting as the first! Our focus for this week was to try and fully understand the story of our site before our final day of excavating on Sunday 8th May. 696 more words

Aberlady Angles

The King in the North - a talk

The Friends of St Aidan’s Church, Bamburgh have organised a talk by Max Adams on his biography of St Oswald. It is at St Aidan’s at 4:00 pm Sunday 24th April. 44 more words

Bamburgh Castle

Burghead, a Pictish fortress

Burghead is the largest fortified site yet uncovered from early medieval Scotland. It stood on a promontory in the Moray Firth, enclosing an area of two hectares. 436 more words

Dark Ages

Exciting news about the Bowl Hole early medieval burial ground

We are very happy to announce that we have received £1890.00 grant for additional carbon dates for the Bowl Hole skeletons from the Sustainable Development Fund of the Northumberland AONB. 136 more words