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.
The roundhouse roof creeps higher, but as the diameter shrinks it becomes harder to weave. Several hundred bundles of reed from Ham Wall Natrure Reserve have been delivered for the […]
To prove that yellow ochre is a natural colour Terry covered himself in cut up Doulting stone and became a human colour swatch. When standing next to the the yellow […]
The volunteer carving club continues to produce beautiful carvings for the longhall. Several being worked on at the moment are based on designs form illustrated Anglo-Saxon manuscripts.
Work on the new roundhouse continues upwards with no break between the wall and the roof in this experimental design. Getting the angle right for the roof (55 degrees) is […]