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Tideswell Living History Group win the Tideswell Community Group Award for the Tideswell Tales project.

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Today, we began work on a project to represent and interpret Duffield Castle with a site visit and inception meeting.

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The Association for Heritage Interpretation’s annual conference is to be held in Belfast on the 5th-7th October.

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Worth taking a look at the ICOMOS manifesto for cultural heritage.  

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Bill has participated in a workshop and site visit for the REFIT project. The project will explore how communities (including farmers, small-medium enterprises (SMEs), wildlife organisations and residents) understand and experience cultural landscapes. To do this, the project is working on four case studies, all of which are oppida, Iron Age towns dating from the 3rd century..

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The Sheffield Blitz Memorial Trust launched their two-year project with a bang on Saturday the 12th December. inHeritage are working with the Trust and its partners to remember and interpret the Sheffield Blitz to new audiences. We will lead on oral history training and interpretation, including the creation of a permanent memorial trail of key locations in..

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Walkley Community Centre’s three-year history project, Walkley Ways, Walkley Wars, came to an exciting finale with a book launch and film premiere at the centre on Friday 11th December.

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The beginning of November saw Georgia with poet Matt Black  in Athersley, Barnsley, for 3 schools workshops. Our sessions were the culmination of a 4-part series of visits in each school. To introduce archaeology, dig testpits, discuss the analysed finds and what they might reveal about each school site’s past, and finally to engage the..

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Poet Matt Black was inspired by the Athersley students to create this archaeology poem. Thank you Matt!   As the trowel works down through layers I love the pleasure of sifting through the crumbly soil so carefully – actually, you don’t really dig, you scrape, so you don’t miss, or damage, the fragile treasure. Look,..

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National Recognition for Walkley Ways, Walkley Wars historians Nine Men, Nine Lives, One Great War (part of Walkley Community Centre’s Walkley Ways, Walkley Wars) has won the Association for Heritage Interpretation 2015 Discover Heritage Award for best community project.