25 July 2014

Saints, Sailors and Pilgrims

Learn more about Bristol’s medieval past, handle real medieval objects, make a pilgrim badge and enjoy the chance to sail on The Matthew.

Part of the national Festival of Archaeology. The Festival – coordinated by the Council for British Archaeology – is a great opportunity to discover your inner archaeologist and to meet the experts.

Festival of Archaeology events in Bristol

Bristol Castle Walk With the Bristol Threatened History Society
Wednesday 2 July, 6.30pm. St Peter’s Church, Castle Park

Riveting Romans
Saturday 12 July, 10am – 4pm. Kings Weston Roman Villa

Ancient Woodland Activities
Saturday 12 July, 11am – 3pm. Lawrence Weston Community Farm

Conservation at Kings Weston
Saturday 12 July,10am – 4pm. Kings Weston Estate

Historic Walk through Badock’s Wood
Thursday  17 July, 7pm and Wednesday 23 July, 11am
Badock’s Wood. Meet at the Lakewood Road entrance to Badock’s Wood (BS10 5HW)

St Anne’s Day Medieval Pageant
Saturday 26 July, 12pm – 4pm
Brislington*
Discover the Pilgrims Way during St Anne’s Day Medieval Pageant and Community Festival in Brislington. *The pageant will meet at the Pilgrims Inn (Hollywood Road) before walking to St Anne’s Wood