Archaeology, British history, British Studies

Blick Mead likely to Be turned into a documentary

From the Amesbury Museum and Heritage Trust Facebook Page: Great news internationally for Amesbury of a new Documentary on Blick Mead from our good friend Archaeologist David Jacques. I am very pleased to pass on that I am in advanced negotiations with Discovery Channel/ Channel 4 to make a dedicated hour long documentary on our work at Blick… Continue reading Blick Mead likely to Be turned into a documentary

Archaeology, Book launch, history

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

Archaeology

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: Award-winning research on Stonehenge published

Archaeology

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 in the news: Stonehenge tunnel plan could destroy site

Archaeology

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 Blick Mead to feature in BBC Four programme on 3 October

Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Art History, Book launch, Cultural Studies, Literature

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 InHabit launched @TORCHOxford

Archaeology, British Studies

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 David Jacques responds to Stonehenge tunnel debate