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    Love Archaeology – a free family event at The Hive

    • 17th February 2015

    Families will be able to see some of the animal bones we have discovered and find out more of the story behind them

    On Thursday, 19th February families can visit The Hive to find out what archaeologists do. Rob Hedge, our Community Archaeologist, and former digger on Time Team, will have a range of objects we’ve discovered over the years. You can also find out about what we discovered when we dug on the site of The Hive before it was built, including part of Roman Worcester. On the day families can: 

  • Handle real Roman pottery, and see if you can correctly identify them from our guides
  • Examine remains from rubbish pits under a microscope to see what the remains tell us about what people ate and how they lived
  • See animal bones we’ve discovered & find out what this tells us
  • Design a medieval tile, similar to examples we’ve found in Worcester
  • The event is free, and you can drop in anytime between 10am and 3pm in the children’s library in The Hive. The event is part of the Love Worcester festival and you can find out more about events at other venues through www.visitworcestershire.org

    Rob will be there on the day to guide families through to work of an archaeologist

    One response to “Love Archaeology – a free family event at The Hive”

    1. Interesting stuff. The Hive seems to be adding a lot to the local area lately.

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