Updated Experimental Archaeology Schedule!

So there have been some adjustments to the schedule due to the weather – this weekend we’ll be flint knapping, and the brewing and pottery days have been pushed back a week accordingly.

Come and see experimental archaeology in action!

Hot rocks

Hot rocks used to heat water and malted barley as part of the brewing process.

19th June – Flint Knapping

Learn the basics of creating stone tools (like those discovered on-site) using flint and obsidian.

26th June – Prehistoric Beer Brewing

Learn the process of prehistoric beer brewing!

3rd July – Prehistoric Pottery

Using local materials procured from ongoing excavations, we will attempt to make small pottery pieces!

10th July – Beer Decanting/TBA

If the beer has fermented sufficiently, we’ll be decanting our brew and testing the ABV (and sampling it!)! If the beer isn’t ready there may be a day of flint knapping.

17th July – Woodworking

Learn the basics of rudimentary woodworking.

24th July – Resin Production/Hafting

We hope to create resin and use it to haft tools that we’ve made during the season.

**Activities are subject to change depending on weather conditions & ability to procure materials and/or resources**

We welcome local volunteers and community members, but for logistic purposes, please let us know ahead of time if you wish to drop by!

Becky Brummet

Experimental Programme Director

Email: ruthefordr22@yahoo.com

BRP Office Phone: 01668214897

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Flint blade found in Trench 6.

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