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Festival of Archaeology on Petersfield Heath

20 July 2017 10:00 am3:30 pm


On the 20th of July the People of the Heath project in partnership with Petersfield Museum and Winchester University will be running a day of archaeological activity on Petersfield Heath.

Get the chance to see archaeological excavations of a Bronze Age barrow being undertaken by students from Winchester University, or our Mesolithic camp site.

Get the opportunity to handle some of the objects discovered during the excavations as well as other objects from Petersfield Museums archive and hold the past in your hands.

All the activities are suitable for all ages, there is even a barrow hunt activity you can take part in! See how many barrows you can find!

There will also be the opportunity to learn all about the Heath and its’ Bronze Age landscape with a tour of the barrows by George Anelay, head archaeologist of the People of the Heath project.

The activities will run between 10am and 3.30pm with the main location being close to The Little School day nursery. The tour of the heath will start from the car park there at 2pm and will last approximately 1.5hours.

For more information please contact Ryan Watts at Petersfield Museum (, 01730 262601)


20 July 2017
10:00 am – 3:30 pm
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Petersfield Museum


Petersfield Heath
Petersfield, Hampshire GU31 4LA United Kingdom + Google Map

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