8 Things to Know About the Black Country

The Black Country can be found in the West Midlands, roughly made up of towns within the four Metropolitan Boroughs of Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton – although you won’t find any official borders on the map, or any two Yam Yams that agree on it!Read more

How Historic Human Poo Can Preserve Plant Fossils

What can plant and insect fossils tell us about the way people ate? Archaeologist Dr Ruth Pelling explains all.Read more

What archaeology can tell us about the history of migration in England

To mark International Migrant’s Day 2018, we take a look at 7 archaeological and historical objects that help to tell the history of migration in England.Read more

6 Reasons to Love Historic Norfolk

Norfolk is rich in English history and the vast, flat landscape has inspired artists, writers and poets for centuries.Read more

How to do… archaeological conservation

An archaeological excavation can result in a huge amount of artefacts being excavated. But what does conservation involve?Read more

Women in Science: 10 minutes with an Archaeological Conservator

Ahead of Heritage Open Days, we speak to two Archaeological Conservators about their favourite finds and what got them interested in archaeological objects.Read more

A Brief History of Castles on the Welsh Border

In the middle ages, the Welsh border had the greatest concentration of castles in Europe. Hundreds of castles were built from 1066 and throughout the 12th century.Read more