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An introduction to the history of the Stanwick Lakes site
24th July, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmFree
This is an invitation to join us for an illustrated talk by Neil Busby
The talk begins at 2 pm in the visitor centre but Neill will be on the Mezzanine floor in the visitor centre from 1 pm to show you around our new heritage presentation, and you can also get refreshments from our cafe.
The event is free, but admission is by ticket only. Book early to avoid disappointment.
Standard car parking fees will apply.
The excavations at Stanwick Lakes in the 1980s uncovered a wealth of hidden history from Neolithic through to Medieval times.
Bronze and Iron Age Heritage Project
We have been fortunate to receive a grant from Heritage Lottery to fund our next project.
The project will focus on three main strands:
• The restoration of the Bronze Age Bowl Barrow, bringing it back to its former glory in the landscape, and raising awareness of its historical and cultural significance.
• Building a Community Bronze Age Boat, with the assistance of volunteers from the community and with specialist advice, using wherever possible, ancient skills and tools.
• Building a typical Iron Age farm settlement, with the assistance of community volunteers, to be a focal point for a ‘Living History Experience’. Activities for schools and the local community will include re-enactments, “day in the life of”, and traditional crafts such as weaving, pottery, jewellery, metal, and wood working etc.