Monday, 25 June 2012

Event - Festival of Archaeology (Silkstone)

As part of the CBA's Festival of British Archaeology there will be a festival of archaeology in the Bramah Gallery Heritage Centre at All Saints Church in Silkstone by
There will be displays and presentations, practical activities, waggonway walks, guided tours of church and churchyard archaeology
The Exhibition will be open between 10.00 and 16.00 on Sat July 14th, Tues 17th,Wed 18th,Tues July 24th, Wed 25th, Sat 28th, Sat August 4th

Special events all starting from Silkstone Church Waggonway archaeology presentations and walks, please bring packed lunch.

Weekends:    Sat 14th July 11am to 4 pm Upper Waggonway
                                    Sat 28th July 11am to 4 pm Lower Waggonway

Repeated Wed 18th July 11am to 4 pm Part of Lower Waggonway
                             Wed 25th July 11am to 4 pm, Part of Upper Waggonway

(Upper waggonway is Pot-house to Cross Pit and Inclined Plane, Lower waggonway is Pot-house to Pall Mall bridge, Tanyard and Greenland  Colliery, and Wilson's Little Fall Pit).

Tues 17th  July:  at 1. pm Woodland Archaeology: the harvesting of woodland products, and the archaeology of our woodlands; walk to Little Fall, saltway and turnpike road and track to bark-mill.
Explore a suspected pack-horse route.
Also on 17th July: 7 pm for 7.30 pm: Heritage Silkstone meeting: 
Waggonway walk: new findings from a newly discovered map of 1828. 

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