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July 2018

Lost Landscape of Heroes – Landscape Walkover Survey Workshop

July 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Reindeer Inn, Thorne Road
Sandtoft,North LincolnshireDN8 5SZUnited Kingdom
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The Lost Landscapes of Heroes Workshop - Led by Laura Smith-Higgins To book your place visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/landscape-of-heroes-landscape-walkover-workshop-tickets-46189964427 A walkover survey is used to locate sites, buildings and features in a large area. A survey helps to understand the landscape and tells the story of the development area surveyed from the surviving remains. Features are recorded on a plan and logged with GPS and photographed. A comprehensive survey is where all the ground is walked in a series of transects. The…

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Medieval Manor Community Project

July 17 - July 28
St Andrew’s Church, Epworth, Church Street
Epworth,North LincolnshireDN9 1ESUnited Kingdom
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Join us at the Vinegarth site for this amazing big dig........ Reputed to be the site of a medieval manor house, Vinegarth was home to one of the greatest families of the Middle Ages, the Mowbrays.  Archaeologists will be digging the Vinegarth site looking for further evidence of this famous manor. Volunteers of all ages are needed to help carry out the archaeological works and full training will be provided. Booking is essential - via Eventbrite - https://medievalmanorcommunityprojectvolunteer.eventbrite.com Various dates and…

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Lost Landscape of Heroes – Oral History / Reminiscences Training

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Happy Cafe, Sandtoft Airfield, Sandtoft Road
Belton,North LincolnshireDN9 1PNUnited Kingdom
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Join the LLoH team for an all day session, Christine Handley to introduce and instruct volunteers in correct procedure for taking oral histories, copyright, transcribing and archiving both recorded and hard copy. Refreshments and lunch will be provided. Booking is essential - web: www.ukeconet.org/ioaloh.html email and phone: chriscp2@hallamec.plus.com; 0114 272 4227 The project The Lost Landscape of Heroes project is about to start a series of workshops with the aim of exploring and researching the varied military history of the…

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Medieval Open Day

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
St Andrew’s Church, Epworth, Church Street
Epworth,North LincolnshireDN9 1ESUnited Kingdom
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10am to 4:30pm - Vinegarth and St Andrew's Church, Epworth All are welcome to attend this family fun open day!  Join archaeologists and the IoAHC Landscape Partnership team on site to learn all about the dig and what the results have revealed. Special talks, tours and walks with local experts will be held throughout the day. Children’s activities will be provided and the event is free. Interesting history displays (morning) How to metal detect on the Isle of Axholme (morning)…

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Belton and the history of the Isle of Axholme

July 29 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Steers Pub (Junction of Belgrave Road and High Street), Belton
Free

This gentle and pleasant 5-mile walk around Belton with Angus Townley encompasses the full spectrum of the Isle of Axholme's history. Come and find out about peat extraction, flax processing, open fields, the Axholme Railway and Temple Belwood - something of interest for everyone. Please wear sturdy footwear and clothing suitable for the weather conditions. Bring along your own lunch and drinks. There is no public facilities available on this walk. Starting point: The old site of the Steers Pub, Junction…

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