Saturday 5th October, Waterlooville, Hampshire
Butser Ancient Farm: Viking Magic and Hidden Gold
Archaeological Treasures & the Stories they tell - storytelling in the Iron Age Roundhouse
2.30pm-4.30pm (for ages 9+) and 7.30pm-9.30pm (12+) Saturday 5th October
Butser Ancient Farm
me and award-winning storyteller
Jason Buck in an amazing Iron Age Roundhouse at the Butser Ancient Farm for a show bringing history
out from where it's been buried in the ground, back to life and into
stories. We'll unearth a unique blend of archeology and storytelling,
inspired by artefacts discovered across the British Isles, dating from
the Iron Age to the Second World War. From weaving Viking magic, to Nazi
gold, warrior's helmets & secret spells....something for everyone!
Around the fire, under the thatch, sharing tales like people have done since there ever were people on this planet. it's going to be magical.
Tickets: £15 / £6 (afternoon concessions)
A guided circular walk through thousands of years of history. And we can put our landscape spotting skills to the test. A gentle pace, but not suitable for wheelchairs or pushchairs. And some of the ascents are short but steep.
For more information and to secure your tickets, contact the lovely folk at Steyning bookshop. https://www.steyningbookshop.co.uk/event/mary-ann-ochotas-hidden-histories/
Wherever you go in Britain there’s history woven into the landscape around you – in the shape of a field, the wall of a cottage, a standing stone or churchyard, even in the grass under your feet. And there are thousands of sites are waiting to reveal their secrets.
In this talk, Mary-Ann will share some of the clues and details to look for in order to ‘read’ the land and become a landscape detective. Spot history hidden in plain sight, from chambered tombs to churches, tumuli to turnpikes, ancient yews to ridge and furrow.
Salisbury Museum: Rings, Wings & Spindle Whorls
Archaeological Treasures and the Stories they Tell
All weekend, Salisbury Museum Festival of Archaeology
Join me and award-winning storyteller Jason Buck for a weekend of story sessions in the grounds of the museum! We'll be revealing the real truth (and sometimes the made-up truth) about some of the amazing artefacts in the collections, as well as a bunch of other amazing things people have discovered over the years in Britain. From the Stone Age to World War 2, from witches to mammoths, from famous archers to wayward cows.
Entry: £2 donation