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:
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.
Saturday & Sunday 10am - 4pm
Prices: Adults £5.00, Children £2.50, Under 4's free - Tickets available on the gate on the day.
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).
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.
Learn how to build and play roman ancient games, as Duodecim Scripta, Ludus Latrunculorum and Merellus. Use some cereal cards, wood boards, scissors, crayons and your imagination! At the end you will learn how to play them and, if you try it hard, you'll be able to participate at our Roman Games Tourney!
From June 13 to 16, 2019, glasses will be blown and shaped at the reconstructed wood fired Roman glass furnace at the Roman Villa Borg.
The fourth antique festival “Nike – the game and the victory” will take place in the archaeological reserve Nicopolis ad Istrum near Veliko Tarnovo. The one of a kind historical festival dedicated to the early and late Antiquity, which takes place on the territory of Veliko Tarnovo Municipality, will be on July 13, Saturday at 10.00h.
We have the honour to invite you to the first Festival of Antique Heritage “Serdica is my Rome” which will be held in Bulgaria’s capital city – Sofia. We want to promote the Antique legacy of our capital and to draw attention towards the restoration of historical sites: “The West Gate of Serdica” and “Antique cultural and communication complex “Serdica”.
I am an archaeological scientist interested in ancient labour division in past and traditional societies. I study the impact on health of ancient crafting activities. I am particularly interested in 'dusty' crafts such (as pottery, pigments, dyes making, textile production).