Following the successful de-pinking of the gable end of the Roman building it received a new coat of limewash to make it sparking white again. The Saxon longhall gable end […]
An infestation of carved beasts has crept into the longhall. The efforts of the volunteers carving team are to blame. Wicked.
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 […]