Excavations at Caistor Temple Field 2019

Excavations at Caistor Temple Field 2019

A few hundred meters to the northeast of Venta Icenorum – Caistor Roman Town – lie the remains of an extraordinary ‘Romano-Celtic’ temple site. In 2018, the Caistor Roman Project (CRP) community group undertook their initial investigation of the site,...
Seahenge: A Journey

Seahenge: A Journey

Most of human history is, in fact, prehistoric. That is, before the Romans, our ancestors lived in societies that did not write things down. To find these ancestors we have to look across our landscapes, gather data, and use our imaginations. Sky widens, and the chain...
1000 years of history

1000 years of history

Katie Phillips, NAT’s Volunteer Co-ordinator, reports on a unique event at St Benet’s Abbey: On Sunday 9th June The Friends of St Benet’s Abbey held two of five performances of their HLF funded community play – A Time to Gather Stones – in honour of the...
Re-discovering St Benet’s

Re-discovering St Benet’s

Last month the Friends of St Benet’s Abbey continued their celebration of the 1000th anniversary of the founding of the Abbey with a ‘Discovery day’: we welcomed an audience of around 100 to a series of talks, and a trip to the site with leading experts, to find out...