A monstrous regiment of women is taking over. On Friday 3rd April the women held an all-day conference at the Antiquaries where over 100 women spent the day plotting. Your intrepid Editor-in-Chief gate-crashed the drinks party in the evening. Did he survive to tell the tale?
What are the major threats to our heritage today? It is always fascinating to have an inside view of what English Heritage sees as the looming threats to the heritage, so what does Simon Thurley, the Chief Executive of English Heritage think to be the major current problems?
It is one of the paradoxes of running a magazine that sooner or later the magazine starts to take on a life of its own.
Once upon a time English Heritage used to publish an annual report.
What happened to England after the Middle Ages?
From an anonymous (but clearly knowledgeable) reader.
English Heritage is ‘spearheading’ yet another campaign, this time to save historic church buildings.
Barry Cunliffe is about to retire as Professor of European Archaeology at the University of Oxford.
The Museum of London has just received a substantial grant of some £11m from the Heritage Lottery Fund for a major £18m rebuilding.
Another yawning gap is opening in archaeology – and indeed I suspect in many other subjects, this time over the use of the term ‘volunteer’.
On 2 May 2006 a Code of Practice for Responsible Metal Detecting was launched at the British Museum.
I am sorry to return once again to the subject of Climate Change, but this is a subject on which I remain suspicious.
The saga of Stonehenge continues, with the various learned bodies vying with each other to see who can produce the most extravagant and expensive plan for Stonehenge.
Join the cream of Britain‘s local archaeological societies on Independent’s Day, when local independent archaeological societies come together to celebrate the achievements of an outstanding local group.
On May 7th 1952, The Times reported: Congregation at Oxford will be asked on Tuesday next to accept a gift of £4,000 from an anonymous benefactor who wishes to encourage the study by schoolboys and by more mature students of non-classical archaeology and general history, as deduced from comparative archaeology, of the countries of the [...]
Oxbow – Britain‘s leading archaeological bookseller – is changing.
Does archaeology have the wrong brand? One of the things that rather worries me about archaeology is that we are getting the wrong brand image.
The silly season is upon us, and I hereby proclaim that the award for the silly gimmick of the year must be given to a campaign calling itself History Matters.
The Awards for the Presentation of Heritage Research were a great success this year.