Book launch: Blick Mead: Exploring the ‘First Place’ in the Stonehenge Landscape

Blick Mead: Exploring the ‘First Place’ in the Stonehenge Landscape, by David Jacques, Tom Phillips and Tom Lyons, will be launched at 7.30pm on Wednesday 7 March at the Old Bishop’s Palace in Ely. The authors will be introducing their book, tracing the evolution of the Blick Mead dig from its local community-based origins to its current … Continue reading

Blick Mead: Award-winning research on Stonehenge published

We are pleased to announce the publication of Blick Mead: Exploring the ‘first place’ in the Stonehenge landscape. Archaeological excavations at Blick Mead, Amesbury, Wiltshire 2005–2016 by David Jacques, Tom Phillips and Tom Lyons, and edited by David Jacques. The Blick Mead Project won the ‘Research Project of the Year 2018’ by Current Archaeology Magazine and … Continue reading

Blick Mead in the news: Stonehenge tunnel plan could destroy site

University of Buckingham archaeologist David Jacques, who co-edits the book series Studies in British Mesolithic and Neolithic for Peter Lang and has a forthcoming book on Blick Mead, is drawing attention to the dangers of the Stonehenge tunnel. Read more about the latest at the University of Buckingham site and in the news here and … Continue reading

Blick Mead to feature in BBC Four programme on 3 October

The Blick Mead archaeological dig, directed by Peter Lang series editor David Jacques, will feature on the BBC Four programme The Flying Archaeologist at 7.30pm on Tuesday 3 October, in an episode entitled ‘Stonehenge: The Missing Link’. For more information, please follow the link here. Please click here for more information about our Studies in … Continue reading

Stonehenge tunnel going forward: David Jacques responds

With the tunnel under Stonehenge now approved by the government, Blick Mead project director David Jacques responds by discussing the impact on the archaeological site: Today programme (BBC Radio 4) http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0930znz (at 1:43-1:47) BBC World http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05fw0bl Radio 2 Jeremy Vine http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0940ky3 For information about his series co-edited with Graeme Davis, Studies in the British Mesolithic … Continue reading

David Jacques on BBC Radio 4: ‘The Stonehenge Tunnel’

Series editor David Jacques, Blick Mead project director, responds to plans for the Stonehenge tunnel on the BBC Radio 4 programme Making History: The Stonehenge Tunnel. To listen to the broadcast, click here. For information about his series co-edited with Graeme Davis, Studies in the British Mesolithic and Neolithic, click here.

InHabit launched @TORCHOxford

InHabit: People, Places and Possessions, edited by Antony Buxton, Linda Hulin and Jane Anderson, was launched on 3 May 2017 at The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities  (TORCH). It was featured as part of the Centre’s fortnightly book discussion ‘Book at Lunchtime’. The event was chaired by Elleke Boehmer, Director of TORCH and Professor of World … Continue reading

David Jacques responds to Stonehenge tunnel debate

‘The Stonehenge world heritage site landscape is unutterably precious and you tamper with it at your peril … ‘ Series editor David Jacques, Blick Mead project director, responds to plans for the Stonehenge tunnel on the The Guardian website. Read the article here. For information about his series co-edited with Graeme Davis, Studies in the … Continue reading

Blick Mead featured on BBC programme this Friday

Could a road tunnel at Stonehenge destroy the archaeological site? Blick Mead will feature on the BBC programme Inside Out West on Friday 31 March. For more information, please follow the link here. For more information about Peter Lang’s Studies in the British Mesolithic and Neolithic series, please click here.  

Latest news on Blick Mead from Peter Lang series editor David Jacques

Peter Lang series editor David Jacques and colleagues have published a new article on their discoveries at Blick Mead near Stonehenge in Current Archaeology (Issue 324). Click here to read the article. For information about his series co-edited with Graeme Davis, Studies in the British Mesolithic and Neolithic, click here.

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