A Trip Down Memory Lane at EDF’s Visitor Centre, Bridgwater

P1010716

Rachel Bellamy (pictured left) from the Hinkley Point Archaeology Outreach team, took part in EDF’s recent ‘Trip Down Memory Lane’.  The event which was held last week at the EDF Visitor Centre, Bridgwater, celebrated the history of nuclear power in Somerset. Rachel was on hand to take visitors further back into the past, sharing her knowledge of the Prehistoric, Roman and Saxon archaeology discovered on the site of Hinkley C and the Cannington by-pass.  Over 95 visitors were able to handle a range of artefacts ranging from animal bone, flint tools, pottery and coins and explore a time-line of historical events at Hinkley. Rachel commented ‘It was lovely to meet so many families from the local area. The children really enjoyed touching the finds, especially the coins!”

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s