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.
Let us give a great welcome to the archaeological publishing event of the year: the 14th edition of J Collingwood Bruce’s Handbook to the Roman Wall.
The Local Heritage Initiative has been wound up.
Congratulations to Rescue News on reaching its 100th issue.
In a fascinating article by Eamon Hedderman on Church and State in the Republic of Ireland, we learn that Article 44 of the Irish Constitution guarantees ‘the rights of every denomination to manage its own affairs’.
A corner devoted to the champions of political correctness
On 14th December I was off to Rugby to celebrate the opening of the Jack Lucas Gallery at Rugby Museum.