Richard III and the Ancient Egyptian cheese….!

In this intriguing list of twenty , the discovery of Richard III’s remains comes in at number two! He was pipped at the post by an extremely old cheese from Egypt. Eh? Old cheese? Sorry, but can that possibly be more important than Richard? It doesn’t even have King Tut’s fingerprints or teethmarks! ūüė¶ Oh… Continue reading Richard III and the Ancient Egyptian cheese….!

YORKSHIRE’S HIDDEN HERITAGE REVEALED

Beneath our feet and hidden away in nooks and crannies of Britain’s towns and cities,¬† there is still a treasure trove of ancient wonders to be found–we’ve learned that from important finds in recent years such as the Staffordshire Hoard, and, of course, King Richard III’s grave in Leicester. Even more recently there have been… Continue reading YORKSHIRE’S HIDDEN HERITAGE REVEALED

‘I saw something shining…’ Metal Detecting Finds..

The Staffordshire Hoard. ¬†One of the biggest¬†hoard of¬†Anglo Saxon¬†artefacts every discovered. ¬†See more of this hoard below.. A story has broken of four¬†‘metal detectorists’ who have been convicted of stealing a hoard of Anglo-Saxon coins and jewellery worth 3 million pounds, most of which is, tragically, still missing. ¬†You can tell from the pictures of… Continue reading ‘I saw something shining…’ Metal Detecting Finds..

Music and Metal Detecting

Here is an interview by our own Ian Churchward (The Legendary Ten Seconds) about their new song: A song for a metal detectorist, covering¬† history and metal detecting … {link to 27 March}