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Saturday, 23 July. Talk 10:00–11:00. Site visit 13:00–16:00 (Exhibition 20 Jun–20 Aug).

Exhibition and lecture illustrating the work of a community archaeology project investigating a Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age landscape on local moorland, followed up with a site visit and conducted tour.

1. Exhibition detailing the background to and work of the Stanbury Hill Project, a community archaeology project investigating a Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age landscape on local moorland: travelling around various local museums and libraries in towns surrounding the moorland immediately before, during and after the Festival, though the posters, etc. will be in display simultaneously at all of them.

2. Lecture/Open Day detailing the background to and work of the Stanbury Hill project, a community archaeology project investigating a Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age landscape on local moorland: a morning lecture of 1 hour approx, with time for questions, followed by a visit to and conducted tour of the site.

Booking required for lecture and Open Day/site visit (lecture maximum 50). Alternative contact: Project Director: Dr. Keith Boughey, 01274 591736, keith_boughey@hotmail.com

Stanbury Hill Project is a joint venture between Bingley and District Local History Society and Division of Archaeological, Environmental and Geographical Sciences, University of Bradford.Location: Exhibition: assorted local libraries; Lecture: Church House, Old Main St., Bingley. Site location on booking.. For lecture: main road A650 Bradford-Keighley, then B6265 to centre of Bingley. Travelling from Bradford turn left signposted to Harden then immediately right in front of Church House.

For Open Day/site visit: apply directly Project Director or Secretary (see below)

Org: Stanbury Hill Project
Name: Dave Spencer
Tel: 01274 585886
Email: idle.moor@gmail.com
Web: sites.google.com/site/stanburyhill

Sunday, 10 July. 14:00–16:00.

Explore Eaton Camp, now the focus of a community archaeology research initiative, and be at the start of a voyage of discovery. Stout footwear advisable. (Park at Eaton Bishop village Hall).

We will track through lovely Herefordshire woods along the River Wye in the company of archaeologist Chris Atkinson, to explore the little known hill-fort at Eaton Camp and its hinterland.

Meet at Eaton Bishop Village Hall 2.00pm.

Free! Location: Village Hall, Eaton Bishop. From Hereford take Abergavenny Road A465, then B4349 towards Madley. Turn on right leads to Eaton Bishop after about 2 miles. The Hall is on the left on entry to the village.

Org: National Trust & Herefordshire Archaeology                   
Name: Nancy Saldana
Email: Saldana100@aol.com
Web: www.nationaltrust.org.uk

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