Fun for all at the Archaeovillage Activities Day


As part of the Festival of British Archaeology, Archaeology here at Southampton will be hosting a day of hands-on activities and demonstrations on Saturday 23rd July.

We are planning lots for everyone to do, take part in and/or watch, including:

  • Prehistoric butchery
  • Medieval shipwrighting using our axe collection
  • Cave art
  • Human bones
  • Prehistoric metallurgy demonstration
  • Flint knapping and axe making
  • Mini-excavation
  • Build-a-burial
  • Geophysics
  • Human Origins and a chance to meet the monkey men!
  • Minecraft
  • Maritime archaeology

Events will be running from 10am to 4pm at Avenue Campus (just off Highfield Road, SO17 1BF – plenty of parking available onsite).

Free entry!


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