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    The Story of Roman Worcestershire

    • 27th March 2013

    Wednesday evenings 7:30-9:30

    24 April – 29 May

    At the end of April we will running a series on six talks in which our archaeologists will help you discover the story of the Romans in our county. It will start with the excavation on the site of The Hive, where the series takes place, which transformed our understanding on Roman Worcester. We will also  explain the latest discoveries and finds from around the county, and cover the environmental evidence which helps us understand what the landscape was like and what people ate. Where possible we will have artefacts from the digs for you to have to have a look at.

    Week 1  24 April  ‘The Butts Dig’  – Hal Dalwood

    Week 2   1 May    Roman Finds – Jane Evans

    Week 3   8 May    Food and environment – Liz Pearson and Nick Daffern

    Week 4  15 May   Roman rural settlements in Worcestershire – Robin Jackson

    Week 5   22 May  The Landscape of Roman Worcester – James Dinn (Worcester City Archaeology)

    Week 6  29 May   Roman Worcestershire and Roman Britain – Hal Dalwood

    To Book:

    The series costs £50 – send your details (name, phone number & e-mail) & cheque, made payable to Worcestershire County Council, to Worcestershire Archive & Archaeology Service, The Hive, Sawmill Walk, The Butts, Worcester, WR1 3PB

    Or visit Explore the Past desk, Level 2, The Hive

    01905 766352

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