Monthly Archives: May 2011

The weekend

Well, the public open days at the dig have come to an end with nearly two hundred people taking tours of the site. Many happy smiley faces returned to Sutton Bank having braved the weather – which was wet this … Continue reading

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Bank Holiday Boltby

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The open days have arrived

Despite a damp and misty start the public open days of the site have got underway and fear not the fog is lifting and the stunning view is returning. Some tours are full but fear not there are still spaces on … Continue reading

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Yesterday

Keen to get into the spirit of the Boltby excavations I spent the day there yesterday, the first day I’ve managed to find in a very busy month to actually lend a hand with some digging. I had a very … Continue reading

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Open days this weekend!

Don’t forget to come along to our public open days this bank holiday Sunday and Monday. Access to the site is by tour only. Tours are free (yipee!) so there’s really no reason not to get booked on and come … Continue reading

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A big thank you

Well, the final day has come for our York Uni students at the excavation. Boltby Scar will certainly be a quieter place without them. It’s been the most brilliant experience having them around – I’m sure Dominic, James, Gigi and … Continue reading

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Group L – Day 13

Injuries- Zero Portaloos- a death-trap for flies! One day left and the site is coming together, tension is high, breeding insanity in some cases. James was caught describing an epic battle which “most definitely did not cause the charcoal deposits … Continue reading

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