programme

2023 Programme

Times: 10:00 am until 1:15 pm (except where otherwise indicated)

Date

Junior

Senior

Saturday 14th January An introduction to medieval siege weapons Ribauldequins, Trebuchets and Bombards - the ingenious siege engines of the medieval era
Saturday 18th February The Mayan Empire and the End of the World Cycles of time - the remarkable Mayan culture
Saturday 11th March Tombs, henges and great big hunks of rock - an introduction to the neolithic monuments of Europe The A to Z of European Neolithic monuments: from the Almendres Cromlech to Zafra III
Saturday 15th April The Dark Ages - tales of conquest, expulsion and extortion Illuminating the Dark Ages
Saturday 20th May TripFull day - more details soon
Saturday 17th June Indiana Jones in the desert ‒ the World Heritage Site of Petra The Rose Red City ‒ Petra and the archaeology of the Kingdom of Jordan
Saturday 29th July The Kon-Tiki expedition and the real life Moana - a look at the archaeology and anthropology of the pacific islands The ultimate experimental archaeology project? Thor Heyerdahl and the Kon-Tiki and Ra II expeditions
Saturday 23rd September The Lost Empires of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers Mesopotamia: The Cradle of Civilization
Saturday 21st October African Perspectives: Witchcraft and the Azande African Peoples: An Introduction to Anthropology and Ethnography
Saturday 18th November Before Rome was Roman 580 BC: The year people stopped dying in Ancient Rome!
Saturday 9th December Saturnalia Party
Come and celebrate the ancient festival of Saturn!