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Hands on History Barnsley – Test Pits Day 1 – the video

Here is a video of the first test pit of Hands on History Barnsley being dug. Dan Jarvis came to help out dig the first turf before catching the train to Westminster. Volunteers then excavated two test pits at New Lodge Crescent, finding pottery, slag and other artefacts. The test pits were the first in …


Hands On History Barnsley: First test pits

Day one of the 2013 season of test pits – New Lodge Crescent, with a visit from Barnsley Central MP and Shadow Minister for Culture and Heritage, Dan Jarvis. View the post on Hands on History Barnsley.  


Calver Weir Finale

The Calver Weir oral history project came to a glorious end this weekend with an exhibition in Calver Village Hall. Over 200 people visited the exhibition over the weekend. The launch was attended by 10 interviewees, 2 Heritage Lottery Fund officers, all of the oral history team and about another 15 residents and visitors.