Thank you to everybody who came to our Open Day! It was very sunny and we were very busy – we hope everybody had a great day. Special thanks goes to everybody who helped make the day happen by running stalls, giving demonstrations and talking to our visitors.
Yesterday we were very lucky to be given a talk by Dr Sam Moorhead from the British museum. He told us all about how to identify Roman Coins and the coins that were found in Ipplepen. Thank you for a really interesting talk!
Dr Sam Moorhead, with two of our volunteers, Judy and Anne, and our two interns, Jess and Lowenna
On Tuesday Ollie celebrated his birthday, so Happy Birthday Ollie! Like Joe he celebrated in style by doing archaeology all day!
Local excavation participants Hilary and Mary with Mary’s grandson Robbie at the Ipplepen village show’s prize winning stall:
A special hello to our followers in Dallas! Here’s a picture of Kristin Leith carefully cleaning our Iron Age pottery which is currently on display at the Hub.
Introducing Surplus Produx Vespa Scuta (otherwise known as Sid and Doris), our two Romano-British ‘figureheads’ for the Archaeology Information Point at the Hub. Sid and Doris were painted by Judy and Hilary and cut out by the Carnival Club. A big thank you for helping to add life and colour to the entrance of our Info point at Ipplepen Methodist Church!