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DIY Antler Rings – Glastonbury Green Crafts

DIY Antler Rings – Glastonbury Green Crafts

There is no Glastonbury Festival 2020, but you can join in our socially distanced Guerilla Archaeology Ancient Antler workshop whilst enjoying virtual Glasto in your garden. We have carefully recreated all the steps you need to make a copy of a Viking Ring, found on our excavations in the Western Isles. Tools – most importantly … Continue reading

Hello 2020 – Stranger times

Well this was not the year we expected! No festivals=no fun. We were hoping to catch up with you all at Glastonbury, Bluedot and Green Man – at a minimum. As we cannot be with you, we have made a number of videos about ourselves and our previous activities that you can find on our … Continue reading

Festivals 2017

This summer, Guerilla Archaeologists will be out and about at a number of events, aimed at peaking the public’s interest about the past. We are returning to a number of our traditional haunts, as well as heading off to pastures new. Bryn Celli Ddu, 17th June This celebration of the summer solstice in Anglesey at … Continue reading

Footprints in Time

Thousands of years ago, our ancestors went for a walk and left their footprints behind…… In South Wales there are many seaside sites where both footprints and plant remains have been preserved for centuries.  This combination provides a snapshot of prehistoric life in the now submerged landscapes, and can help us to imagine what may … Continue reading

Skin Deep: Prehistoric Beauty

Skin Deep: Prehistoric Beauty

Would you like to be as beautiful as someone who died thousands of years ago? I thought so! How do you define your look? Do you know where your style of tattoo originated? Would you REALLY have that haircut (if you lived in the distant past)? This year Guerilla Archaeology invites you into our prehistoric … Continue reading

Festival line-up for 2016

Festival line-up for 2016

Another summer beckons the Guerilla Archaeologists out to the fields to dig, to dance and to debate the past in words and in actions. Our event list is shaping up with a couple of confirmed events and a number in planning. Here is a starter list: Parc Le Breos, March 19th. Lunar 3-5 June Tanworth … Continue reading

Exploring a hidden ritual landscape at Bryn Celli Ddu

Exploring a hidden ritual landscape at Bryn Celli Ddu

We’re very excited to announce that we’ll be returning to the Bryn Celli Ddu landscape on Anglesey, for the second season of our public archaeology project this June! The project will focus on the landscape surrounding one of Wales’ famous Neolithic passage tombs – Bryn Celli Ddu, exploring hidden features that have been previously overlooked.  … Continue reading

Archaeology Outreach at Wilderness 2015

Archaeology Outreach at Wilderness 2015

As part of our festival tour in 2015 we returned to the golden Oxfordshire countryside for Wilderness festival. This year’s event did not disappoint and we were dazzled by sets from Bjork, George Clinton, Ibibio Sound Machine and Nils Frahm. One thing Wilderness strives to do each year is to provide exciting and innovative workshops, … Continue reading

Making Monuments: Druidic Circles

Making Monuments: Druidic Circles

Recent Stone Circles The recent construction of megalithic monuments, in particular stone circles, within Britain can be traced back to the development of the modern Druidic movement. The antiquarian John Aubrey, who suggested in 1659 that the stone circles at Avebury and Stonehenge had been built by the Celts as druidic temples. The Irish author, J. … Continue reading