Schools, Talks and the Community

Can someone give a talk about the excavation/local history to my community group?

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Yes!  We would be delighted to come out to your group and share recent information on the archaeological excavations.  We can also provide reminiscence sessions based on food and farming around Hinkley Point.  However we can only book talks up to 31st December 2016, due to project funding. Please contact us at rachel.bellamy@swheritage.org.uk or jane.hill@swheritage.org.uk or ring us on 01823 347451.

Here is some feedback from our talks:

‘Your enthusiasm for your subject was very obvious and your general presentation excellent’, North Curry Society

‘One of the best talks I’ve been to’, Taunton Library

‘Eloquent and knowledgeable, whole talk extremely interesting’ Bridgwater and Burnham on Sea Libraries

‘The feedback from residents was very pleasing and proved to be the talking point around the village over the following day.  Thank you for such an interesting and enjoyable evening’, Stogursey Parish Council

I am a teacher in a primary/secondary school.  Can you come in and run a session for us?
Yes!  We can tailor a session for any Key Stage focusing on the Archaeology of Hinkley Point and the processes that archaeologists use.  Please contact us at heritagelearning@somerset.gov.uk or ring us on 01823 347451.

Here is some feedback from participating schools:

‘Really interesting day filled with great ideas!’ Elmwood Special School

‘Feel excited and inspired, thank you!’, Bridgwater College Academy

 

I am a college lecturer.  Can you come and speak to my students about archaeology at Hinkley Point?
Yes! We can deliver an illustrated talk and bring along some of the finds. Please contact us at rachel.bellamy@swheritage.org.uk or jane.hill@swheritage.org.uk or call us on 01823 347451.

‘The students were pleased to have had details of a relevant case study about community archaeology and in particular to have it delivered by an archaeologist who clearly knew their subject and was engaging’, Richard Huish College

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Lecturer and students from Richard Huish college, Taunton

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