Excavations on the site of Sheffield Castle

Sheffield Castle Tours: Heritage Open Days in Castlegate

A rare opportunity to learn about the history of Sheffield Castle - join the Friends of Sheffield Castle and Wessex Archaeology for a tour of the former Castle Market, including the history of the medieval castle and the 300 years of urban development on the site since its demolition in the C17th, the recent excavations by Wessex Archaeology which have changed our understanding of the castle, and possible ideas for the future redevelopment of the site.

The visit will include access to the chamber containing the only visible remains of the castle. Prebooking essential.

Saturday 21 September and Sunday 22 September at 11.00, 12.00, 14.00 and 15.00
Booking essential via eventbrite
the Maidstone office

Wessex Archaeology London & South East opens its doors!

To celebrate 40 years of Wessex Archaeology and 10 years of our regional office in Kent, we are holding an Open Day on Saturday 12 October 2019. We’ll be transforming our office into themed rooms, concentrating on technology, science sustainability and art.

There will be fun, interactive displays looking at our key themes, including demonstrations of tech and archaeological objects to handle. We’ll also have hands-on activities on offer for children and families. We hope to see you there!

When: Saturday 12 October, 11am – 3pm

Wessex Archaeology London & South East,
69 College Road, Maidstone,
Kent ME15 6SX

Cost: Free!

Key information: No booking required. Some parking will be available on site. Please note that some of the building will not be wheelchair accessible.
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Sunrise Over the Stones at Stonehenge

Sunrise Over the Stones

The CBA Wessex 2019 Conference. This year is in collaboration with Bournemouth University and Wessex Archaeology. "Sunrise Over the Stones: Recent Research into Neolithic and Chalcolithic Wessex" will be held at:

Kimmeridge House, Talbot Campus, Bournemouth University.

Saturday 9 November 8:45am - 17:30pm
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