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Summer of Shaman: Festival Timetable 2012

This year we will be taking the Shamanic Street Preachers out to meet the public, performing at a range of exciting festivals across Britain. Prepare to wonder at the richness of human societies in the past, follow in the footsteps of ancestors and explore your wild side! The Shamanic Street Preachers draw on thousands of years … Continue reading

Get ahead – Shaman style

Get ahead – Shaman style

This week we took delivery of seven deer skulls we will be using to recreate the Star Carr head-dresses. The originals are twenty-one adult red deer skull with antlers altered to be worn as head-dresses.  They all date to the Early Mesolithic, about 9,500 years old, and were discovered at the site in the Vale of Pickering, North … Continue reading

A Day of Deer

The skulls of seven deer arrived today, ready for us to work into antler head dresses.  They are all relatively young males, teenagers of the deer world.   Their skulls and antlers are extremely beautiful – deer bones are some of the most attractive, being extremely gracile compare to most other terrestrial mammals.   We … Continue reading

Becoming Shaman

Becoming Shaman

In 2011 we went to Green Man music festival with Back to the Future  in 2012 we are holding a series of Shamanic themed events. Ritual formed a central part of the earliest British societies and Shamans were part of these ceremonies.  Guerrilla Archaeology offers participants the chance to explore the earliest evidence for native British Shamanic … Continue reading

Back to the Future@Green Man

Back to the Future@Green Man

Guerilla Archaeology were out and about at the Green Man music festival.   Our vibrant programme included workshops, installations and performances that blended science and nature with entertainment, art, craft and design and was held in the Festival’s ‘Einstein’s Garden’ area. Back to The Future focused on three main interactive themes: Future Animals, an art-based workshop … Continue reading