Roman Era

Beer, Bread & Bees Festival

Date
Event
For Public
Country
United Kingdom

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.

European Textile Forum

Date
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Event
For Professionals
Organised by
Katrin Kania & Sabine Ringenberg
Country
Germany

The European Textile Forum 2018 will take place from November 5 to November 11, at the Laboratory for Experimental Archaeology in Mayen, Germany. The Laboratory for Experimental Archaeology is the experimental archaeology research center of the Römisch-Germanisches Zentralmuseum (RGZM).

Metallurgical Symposium 2018

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Event
For Professionals
Organised by
Förderverein Römischer Vicus Eisenberg (Pfalz) e.V.
Country
Germany

Dear friends of archaeology and metal crafts,

the Förderverein Römischer Vicus Eisenberg (Pfalz) e.V. would like to cordially invite you to our event as a participant.

International Iron Smelting Days

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Event
For Professionals
Organised by
Furnace Fortune Styria+ MHVOE (MontanHistorical Club Austria)
Country
Austria

The annual Iron Smelting Days are the largest gathering of its kind in Europe, with blacksmiths, artists and archaeologists gathering around a dozen or so iron smelting furnaces. It is a unique chance to learn a lot in very short time about the process of producing iron in the old days.

Workshop Review: TRACamp, A Roman Experimental Archaeology Workshop

Lee Graña (UK)
Experiments have always been an integral part of scientific investigation. Nevertheless, the more complex nature of heritage studies such as archaeology and ancient history -often interdisciplinary by nature- has delayed the development of clear and reliable methodologies for including experiments into broader research objectives. Apprehension towards inclusion of experiments seems to increase when...

4th Experimental Archaeology Workshop

Date
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Event
For Public
Organised by
City Council Taramundi (ES)
Country
Spain

Friday 7 December
Throughout the day, preparation of the oven, roasting the iron ore  
(Taramundi Square)

Saturday 8 December
08:00h: Firing the furnace
12:00h: Presentation of the book "La Edad del Hierro" by José M. Salgado (Conference Hall of Taramundi)
13:00h: Guided visit to the reduction furnace by Jodok Lackinger

Weekend Weaving Workshop

Date
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Event
For Public
Organised by
Pallia (DE)
Country
Belgium

Tablet weaving structures are different from loom weaving structures, and patterning on tablet woven bands follow their own rules - related to these structures. In the workshop "Understanding Tablet Weaving", we will explore the structures of tablet weaving and gain a deep understanding how patterning in tablet weaving works:

International Living History Festival

Date
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Event
For Public
Organised by
International Living History Festival (UK)
Country
United Kingdom

The International Living History Festival exists to provide a wonderful opportunity to visit this historic 12th Century Templar Farm, and enjoy the market place,and a fabulous opportunity for all, visitors and re-enactors alike, to meet and discuss all periods of our historical past by visiting the living history groups attending this event.

Conference Review: 2018 EXAR Tagung in Unteruhldingen (DE)

Roeland Paardekooper (NL)
For the annual Tagung (conference), about 120 people convened in the southernmost point of Germany, at Lake Constance, near the borders of Switzerland and Austria. This conference is the perfect networking event for experimental archaeology in the German spoken part of Europe. Out of the 27 lectures, 25 were presented in German. The strength, but also its weakness, of the conference is that anything goes...