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Month: September 2016

History@Work and Quicklime!! ?>

History@Work and Quicklime!!

History@Work Last weekend saw another successful History@Work weekend allowing the public to get a glimpse ‘behind the scenes’ at  authentic maintenance tasks and experimental archaeology projects. We had a diverse mix of tasks ranging from making handles for our Iron Age knives to clearing and sprucing up our Roman garden. We continued to build the Opus Craticium walls on the Roman Forge using lime that we have produced on site. While the blacksmiths were busy all weekend creating trowels for use…

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Catching Up After The Summer ?>

Catching Up After The Summer

Dark Ages Weekend 30th & 31st July Interest is always high for this weekend and the public turned out again to see Vikings invade Cranborne. With Anglo-Saxon and Viking living history along with combat demonstrations, Kiddie Vike, historical falconry and authentic food on offer, there was lots to see and do. Here are a few images of a great weekend.       Roman Weekend 10th & 11th September The Vicus and Legio II Augusta along with Simon Barnes Fine Art,…

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