Past News and Projects
Festival of archaeology talk, The Archaeology of disability in the archaeological record and in the profession . How can we improve access.
Victoria is completing her Masters in Archaeology and Heritage. As part of this she is undertaking a research project to create best practice guidelines for people with disabilities to undertake a historic building survey.
Break learning how to come to terms with and live with my own chronic pain condition.
We presented at the Chartered Institute of Archaeologists with a Blind colleague from Alternate Vision Coaching.
July to September 2016-
We ran a prehistoric summer school, with the support of The William Harding Trust, which opened up the past to people who may not have an understanding about where we came from. We built replica houses, made tools, carved soap, and played games which brought the past to life.
Our Fridays during this month were spent with the lovely people at Lindengate hosting a trial excavation from research to report. We also attended the Milton Keynes Disability Awareness Day where we had our display and took along our mini excavation activity. We also attended lots of lovely school fetes.
We had the opportunity to deliver a Prehistory workshop to the lovely people at the PACE Centre in Aylesbury. We used tactile delivery methods and answered lots of questions from the children using their communication aids. We were also commissioned to write a piece to be included in an outdoor learning resource for the Scottish Forestry Commission around accessibility. We have the book and it turned out brilliantly.
Presenting to Chartered Institute for Archaeologists on informal education as a means of social integration.
We were invited to the Aylesbury Waterside Theatre Disability Awareness open day, we took our stand and met some lovely people.
We delivered an introduction to Prehistory and mini excavation for the Aston Clinton Cubs. They became budding archaeologists finding the artefacts and sketching them.
We hosted an introduction to archaeology workshop where participants made replicas and learned about Prehistory.
We presented to the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists on how to make archaeology more accessible for the visually impaired.
We have been selected to present at the Chartered institute for Archaeologists conference in April.