Tagged with Archaeology

Cooking up Prehistory

Cooking up Prehistory

Changing attitudes to food. Opening access to the past. In this blog post Dr Julia Best, Lecturer in Archaeology at Cardiff University, explains how the Consuming Prehistory Project brought Neolithic food into the present day. Maybe the thought of fish and chips at the seaside conjures up memories of childhood holidays. Perhaps nothing beats a … Continue reading

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

24th Century BC Party People

24th Century BC Party People

So what makes a modern British festival? People, music, food, drink, dance and socialising.  Folk are drawn to the event from outside the local areas, they travel with their own temporary homes and set up cheek by jowl with strangers. Festivals are about meeting with different social groups, ‘feasting’ on unusual foods and drinks, taking … Continue reading