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Beer, Bread & Bees Festival

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Join us for the finale of our Summer of Science & Sorcery as we celebrate all things beer, bread and bees! Try homebrewed nettle beer, grinding wheat for flour, learn about early wheats, taste local honey mead, bake bread in our oven and over the fire, watch a beekeeping demonstration and try local beers.

17th Century Pottery Kiln Firing at Little Woodham

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Little Woodham (UK)
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United Kingdom

Little Woodham is a re-created hamlet near Gosport, Hampshire (UK). It features houses and workshops set in the year 1642, just at the start of the English Civil War. It is peopled by volunteers dressed in period costume who illustrate the life and activities of ordinary village people at that time.

Food Festival

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A firm favourite in the St Fagans calendar – our Food Festival brings together the finest local producers and mixes them up with a feast of family fun and foodie treats.

With apples in the orchards, pigs in the pigsties, and fires in the hearths – see the Museum come to life with the traditional tastes of Wales as well as a few more exotic flavours.

Treewright Weekend

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Newhaven Coppice (UK)
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United Kingdom

Treewright is a modern translation of the Old English treowwyrhta. The treewright's job was to manage and convert wood into timber, through splitting, hewing and dressing the raw logs using wooden wedges and a variety of specialist axes. 

Experimental Reconstruction of a Nineteenth Century Lower Limb Prosthetic Peg Leg – The Box Leg

Charlotte Waller-Cotterhill (UK)
10th EAC Leiden 2017
***Scientific attempts to understand early prosthesis manufacturing techniques are rare. The academic research of artificial limbs has been limited to the historical analysis of documentary sources. This area still remains a fairly under-researched topic even under the more recent developments of disability studies (Childress, 1985)...

Experimental Archaeology Course

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Museum of Cannock Chase (UK)
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United Kingdom

Join us for a fun, hands-on, informative course about the skills required in experimental archaeology.  The Mesolithic Resource Group will take you through a full programme including shelter, cordage, tools, foraging and much much more.

This ten week course costs £150.  Booking is essential, and are taken for the whole course. £45.00 deposit to secure your place. 

Conference Workshop Review: TRAC, a Place for an Experiment in Roman Studies 2018

Lee Grana (UK)
The annual Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference (TRAC) took place from the 11th to the 15th of April 2018 alongside the biannual Roman Archaeology Conference (RAC) at the University of Edinburgh. As the title suggests, the underlying objective of this workshop was to re-examine the role of experimental archaeology in Roman studies...

Session Review: SAA General Session, Experimental Archaeology 2018

Yvette A Marks (UK)
The Society for American Archaeology is, perhaps with the exception of the World Archaeology Congress, the largest meeting of archaeologists in the world. The 2018 annual meeting was held in Washington DC and was attended by approximately 5000 archaeologists. Delegates were primarily from the States, but there was also a good international showing with attendees coming from around the world...