Christmas Countdown 18 – The Prehistory of Christmas (Midwinter Festivals)

So, over the next few days I am going to bring looking at the prehistory/history of Christmas and midwinter festivals. focusing on Britain and Europe. These are not designed to be extensive histories, but short overviews and summaries of some of festivals that have taken place, and looking at some of the differences and continuities … Continue reading Christmas Countdown 18 – The Prehistory of Christmas (Midwinter Festivals)

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Christmas Countdown 17 – Christmas Gifts for Archaeologists

Do you know an archaeologist? Want to get them a gift this Christmas, but have no idea what to get? Then fear not! With just over a week to go, I thought I would look at some gift suggestions for the archaeologist in your life this festive season.  So lets get started:  For the foodie … Continue reading Christmas Countdown 17 – Christmas Gifts for Archaeologists

Christmas Countdown Day 6 – Prehistoric Track-ways: The Harroway

So for the Day 6 Christmas Countdown I thought I would return to my segment on prehistoric Track-ways, with another one that is close to where I live - The Harrow Way. The Harrow Way, or Old Way,  is a ancient track-way in the south of England that runs from Seaton in Devon to Dover … Continue reading Christmas Countdown Day 6 – Prehistoric Track-ways: The Harroway