series of workshops on archaeological finds are being held
throughout the Spring at both Ross Heritage Centre and Hereford
Museum Resource and Learning Centre. One of these events
will be led by an expert from the BBC Antiques Roadshow
coming Saturday, 5th April, Liz Pearson will be holding
an Ecofacts workshop at Ross Heritage Centre between 10am
and 1pm. Liz will show what people can learn from the remains
of plants, fruit and seeds found on archaeology sites. For
those of you who cannot get to Ross Heritage Centre on Saturday,
the workshop will be repeated at the Museum Resource and
Learning Centre in Hereford on Saturday, 19th April.
Jacobs will be leading a Prehistoric and Medieval Pottery
Workshop on Saturday, 12th April at Ross Heritage Centre
between 10am and 3pm and will bring along examples of prehistoric
and medieval pots, describing how they were made and used.
Post Medieval Pottery Workshop with BBC Antiques Roadshow
expert Lars Tharp is being held on Saturday, 26th April,
from 10am until 1pm. Lars is inviting people to bring in
broken bits of pottery to have them identified.
Saturday, 10th May, Karl Lee will be leading a workshop
on flint tools at Ross Heritage Centre.
Saturday, 17th May, at Ross there will be a small finds
workshops led by Judy Stevenson, Herefordshire Council's
collections and access officer, to look at objects like
tools, weapons and jewellery. A second workshop will be
held in Hereford on Saturday, 7th June.
workshops are organized by the River Wye Preservation Trust
as part of the Landscape Origins of the River Wye Trust,
and admission is free, however all workshops are limited
to 15 people, so it is essential to book in advance.
further details about the Ross workshops, contact Mary Sinclair
Powell on 01432 260675.
make bookings for all of the workshops please contact Rebecca
Roseff on 01432 343262.