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Monthly Archives: March 2012


Shamans seen at Tinkinswood!

Here is footage from the school performance this week. What an experience! We all felt we had reached out and touched the Neolithic past!!

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Powerful pottery

Pottery was found deliberately broken at Tinkinswood and other Neolithic sites, seemingly as part of a ritual. The children made their own pottery inspired by Neolithic designs to be smashed as part of their own ceremony. After discussion and designs…

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More special places….

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Dr Steve Burrow

Here Dr Steve Burrow is discussing the gruesome theories some of the boys came up with regarding sacrificial offerings at Tinkinswood. Horrible Histories eat your heart out!……..(perhaps an unfortunate expression to use given the subject matter!). Steve had all the…

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Neolithic echoes?

Pupils from Peterston-Super-Ely made their own Neolithic style markings and interpreted them using vocal sounds or/and drum sounds. They were told before they started drawing that their patterns would be used as a graphic score, and that they were to…

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Dr Ffion Reynolds

Dr Ffion Reynolds is an absolute marvel! It is a journey of adventure working with her, and her knowledge of the Neolithic and Neolithic shamanic practice in particular is startling! Combine this with boundless enthusiasm, energy, imagination, determination and a…

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Rock and Role!

Mr James Downey, teacher at St Nicholas Primary School, gets into the swing of things!

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The National Museum of Wales

Dr Steve Burrow, Curator of Early Prehistory at The National Museum of Wales shows the children human bones that were found during excavations at Tinkinswood. The children are amazed they are over 6000 years old!

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Tinkinswood- Hide and seek

The children would make very good Neolithic hunters!

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Latest Tinkinswood pictures and news!

Follow Dr Ffion Reynolds’ revealing, rock and role…..play blog here: http://tinkinswoodarchaeology.wordpress.com/

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