Flint Knapping by Bob Wells

On a cold February evening Slawston Village Hall was brought to life by the warm embrace of a riveting talk and demonstration by our old friend, Bob Wells. Many will know of his superb expertise in flint knapping and the recreation of early stone tools and weapons. We were treated to a typically humorous and self-deprecating talk by Bob, interspersed with fine anecdotes and country … Continue reading Flint Knapping by Bob Wells

Vicki Score – Community Archaeologist of the Year 2017

The Council for British Archaeology, Marsh Award winner for Community Archaeologist of the Year was awarded to our very own Vicki Score who was recently promoted to Deputy Director of University of Leicester Archaeology Service (ULAS), Vicki has worked for over 25 years in the East Midlands. As well as her commercial experience, she has been heavily involved with the Hallaton Fieldwork Group. This involvement … Continue reading Vicki Score – Community Archaeologist of the Year 2017

Excursion to Durobrivae and St. Kynaburgha Church (Peterborough)

Monday, August 7th 2017 It was very pleasing to see an amalgamation of several Leicestershire-based Fieldworking Groups join together for an enlightening day superbly organised by the St Kynaburgha Building Preservation Trust.  The party of 48 was privileged to be escorted by Dr Stephen Upex – who has published papers and books on a variety of topics including Roman Archaeology of the Nene Valley (The … Continue reading Excursion to Durobrivae and St. Kynaburgha Church (Peterborough)