Activity Dates & Maps

Number of activity dates on file = 9. Non-members are welcome - but please read the notes at the bottom of the page...
 DATE(s) TIME LOCATION ACTIVITY DETAILS CONTACT
 21-03-2020 11.00 - 14.45 Whitley Chapel Village Hall  AGM and Two Talks: Andy Curtis 'Technology and Home Access', Margaret Collins 'Old Melrose' Andy Curtis 11.15 - 12.30 Margaret Collins 13.15 - 14.45 Please bring a packed lunch, hot drinks available altogetherarchaeology@gmail.com
 15-04-2020 09.00 - 18.00 Tour to Melrose:  Meet at Tyne Green Hexham at 09.00 (free parking) Bring a packed lunch/drink. Visit to the Cistercian Abbey in Melrose Town. Headphones provided. Followed by a conducted tour of the earlier monastery at Old Melrose. Margaret Collins will link the history of the two abbeys. Cost £26 pp includes transport and entrance fees. altogetherarchaeology@gmail.com PLEASE BOOK YOUR PLACE
 11-05-2020 to 30-05-2020 09.30 - 16.00 Gueswick Hills, Near Cotherstone. Teesdale 2020 Excavation Following the successful exploratory work done in 2019, we will continue the excavation. REST DAYS Tues 19th & Sun 24th MAY altogetherarchaeology@gmail.com
 13-06-2020 to 14-06-2020 tbc Alston Test pitting in local gardens and school playing field This is a joint project with the Alston History Group, The Epiacum Trust and Altogether Archaeology altogetherarchaeology@gmail.com
 05-06-2020 to 14-06-2020 10.00 - 16.00 Harehope Quarry, Frosterley 'Authentic Pottery Workshops' with Richard Carlton and a geology talk/guided tour of the site by Jill Essam as the pots are being fired! The cost for the workshops is £30 pp Booking is essential .The pots we produce will be fired on site.  altogetherarchaeology@gmail.com
 22-09-2020 11.00 - 15.00 Edmundbyers Village Hall Anglo-Saxon Church Stone Sculpture Drawing Class (limited numbers - booking essential) Sheila and Andrew Newton will lead the workshop. Real artefacts to observe and draw include the St Botolph's head carving excavated in 2014. Also a window frame from Lindisfarne church and Lantern Chapel from the 2018 dig.  altogetherarchaeology@gmail.com
 31-10-2020 tbc details to follow Wooler Yeavering Bell Walk lead by Paul Frodsham Meet at Wooler, then car share. A strenuous walk up to the summit of Yeavering Bell. Height 355m. Paul will spend time looking at the landscape and sharing with us his understanding of this enigmatic site. altogetherarchaeology@gmail.com
 07-11-2020 11.00 - 15.00 Mickleton Village Hall Two Talks Brian Page 'The Station in the Hills' The route of the railway from Stanhope to the Hownsgill Viaduct and Peter Leech 'Eastern end of Stanhope and Tyne Railroad' The creation and development of the line from Consett to South Shields - effect on the region altogetherarchaeology@gmail.com
 05-12-2020 10.15 - 15.00 St John's Chapel Christmas Do  altogetherarchaeology@gmail.com


Please Note:
1) All events in the programme are free to members of Altogether Archaeology unless otherwise stated. For insurance reasons you must be a member to excavate, otherwise non-members are welcome to join us at all other events, subject to the availability of places. Please check in advance. Charges for non-members are: talks £3; walks & workshops £5.
2) Dogs - We regret that dogs are not permitted on any of our walks. Some walks cross private land (with the owner’s permission) and on access land we often need to leave public footpaths in order to visit archaeological sites.

Venue Location Maps

Doe Park (Gueswick Hills) Doe Park on Google
Bowes and Gilmonby Village Hall Bowes-View on Google
Eastgate Village Hall Eastgate-View on Google
Holwick Excavation Holwick-View on Google
Marwood Social Centre   (Village Hall) Marwood-View on Google
Mickleton Village Hall Mickleton-View on Google
Middleton - in - Teesdale Village Hall Gas Lane  -   (Immediately passed the Primary School) Middleton-in-T-View on Google
St John's Chapel Town Hall St John's Chapel on Google
Whitley Chapel Parish Hall Whitley-View on Google