East Midlands Community Archaeology Conference Nottingham University 2014 Mercian Archaeological Services

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Talks & Workshops

email: info@mercian-as.co.uk

Mercian regularly give talks, lectures, presentations and training seminars to groups including historical and archaeological societies, schools, and adult education groups.


    If you would like a presentation for your group then please get in touch at info@mercian-as.co.uk.


We can offer any of the example talks below or tailor the event to suit your requirements.

Sherwood Forest Outlaws and Villains

Mercian’s Andy Gaunt will take you through the history, landscape and people of Sherwood Forest in the Medieval period.

Learn about the Forest Law, Courts, Foresters and keepers, the medieval landscape, villages, towns, palaces and people of the forest…

Then hear about outlaws of the forest law, Sherwood Forests very own outlaws who fled royal authority for their crimes, and outlaws from across the East Midlands in this captivating talk that really brings the medieval landscape to life

Cost: £40

Please email info@mercian-as.co.uk for more details and for information on how to book this talk for your group.



The Sherwood Forest Archaeology Project

Learn about Medieval Sherwood Forest it's and administration and the Forest law. Also the landscape of the forest, the woods and the heath famous as the haunt of outlaws, the Royal Palace in Kings Clipstone at its heart, and the romantic hunting landscape that surrounded it.

The talk will cover much of the latest archaeological research by Mercian Archaeological Services CIC in Sherwood Forest including King John's Palace, St Edwin's Chapel and Robin Hood's Village of Edwinstowe.

Cost: £40

Please email info@mercian-as.co.uk for more details and for information on how to book this talk for your group.

Archaeology of Medieval Sherwood Forest and King John’s Palace.

Archaeology and the designed royal landscape of Medieval Clipstone and in Sherwood Forest.

Clipstone was the Royal Heart of Sherwood Forest in Medieval times.

In this talk Andy Gaunt discussed the recent archaeological excavations and research from King John’s Palace in Sherwood Forest and also discusses the ‘designed’ hunting landscape at the heart of the forest, which he has recently identified and published.

Cost: £40

Please email info@mercian-as.co.uk for more details and for information on how to book this talk for your group.





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Pottery training seminars


Mercian’s David Budge helps to train groups in pottery in the history of pottery production, pottery identification, recording, drawing, processing, quantification and sorting techniques.


This very informative workshop is an essential for any group undertaking archaeological work or research and can be ran as a one off workshop as or part of a series.


Cost: Please contact info@mercian-as.co.uk to discuss the cost of this workshop

Mercian are a company of archaeologists who specialise in the archaeology of the region, providing the excellent knowledge and skills to our customers.









We are a Community Interest Company who provide archaeological services, and undertake Archaeological Projects and Research in the East Midlands Region.

Our mission is to create a new way of undertaking sustainable archaeological research in the 21st century.

Flint identification workshops


Mercian’s David Budge will take you through identifying worked flint from identification to recording and drawing techniques.


This very informative workshop is an essential for any group undertaking archaeological work or research and can be ran as a one off workshop as or part of a series.


Cost: Please contact info@mercian-as.co.uk to discuss the cost of this workshop

Finds identification Workshop


Mercian’s David Budge will share some of his expertise in training you to identify finds that you may have discovered from field work or that members may have found in their gardens.


This very informative workshop is an essential for any group undertaking archaeological work or research and can be ran as a one off workshop as or part of a series.


Cost: Please contact info@mercian-as.co.uk to discuss the cost of this workshop.



We can also give workshops on various archaeological techniques from filling in context sheets to drawing, and from surveying to report writing.


Please contact us for more information and for prices.

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