This week the weather was favourable and the Hands on Heritage workforce achieved great progress once again towards the goals of the (secret) 5 year plan. Tesserae production for the […]
In the second week since returning from lockdown, seering temperatures made life difficult but lots was achieved. A Saxon tent, hundreds of tesserae, fixing the antefixes, carvings, weed destruction and […]
There are some great depcitions of animals in Roman mosaics.
Within the mosaic floor of the Roman building, there are a series of five roundels, based on the design of the nearby Hurcot mosaic. These would often be filled with […]
As its National Volunteer Week here in the UK, here is a slideshow of the wonderful Hands on Heritage and Lost Island Detective volunteers in action. Nothing would have been […]
One of the advantages of the lockdown period, that has been overlooked by Number 10, has been the fact that Martin and Richard have been heriocally undergoing hard labour on […]
Due to fears of an imminent attack by the fierce Viking leader Covid and his 19 beserkers, the longhall has gone into a state of ‘Saxon lockdown’, with shutters barricaded […]
In olden times the sky used to be full of vapour trails from ‘airplanes’ that flew people to different countries around the Globe. These ‘flights’ were so frequent that many […]
The carving club just finished their work and gave them a first oiling before the virus lockdown began.
As raw materials gradually run out the roundhouse creeps higher.