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Potted History comes to Reeth
SWAAG members were treated to a fascinating Roman pottery workshop yesterday thanks to Graham Taylor and Community arts project, Fabric of Place. The final exhibition of work from this project will be displayed at the Dales Country Museum in October.
Slip trailing Barbotine style
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Graham and Sue with Fabric of Place organiser, Emily Graham demonstrates the amazing stick wheel
News Record: 43     Updated: 09-05-2018 09:03:34

Potted History
It is very exciting to welcome Graham Taylor of Potted History to speak at our meeting on Tuesday, 8th May at The Buck Hotel in Reeth. His work on replicating Roman and Prehistoric pots using authentic methods has been on view recently at Vindolanda and we were very fortunate last year to welcome him to the Hagg site, where he provided a brief introduction to different styles of pottery using replicas he had made. He also gave the pupils of Arkengarthdale School a great opportunity to handle and discuss realistic examples of Roman pot. Those of you who came on the SWAAG visit to Vindolanda last year may also remember his Roman pottery kiln.
During the afternoon, Graham will also lead a hands-on pottery workshop. For both of these splendid opportunities we have to thank the Fabric of Place project, a community arts initiative organised by Chrysalis Arts.
You might like to take a look at his website at: pottedhistory
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News Record: 42     Updated: 01-05-2018 10:46:57

Exhibition and Talk about The Hagg
On Saturday, April 21st SWAAG members are organising an Exhibition about The Hagg in Reeth Memorial Hall. Doors open at 2pm and Philip Bastow will give a presentation about the site, what we have learned so far and what we hope to discover in July 2018 when we return to the site.
Visited by Roman Pottery expert, Eniko Hudak Three Wise Men survey the site
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News Record: 41     Updated: 16-04-2018 12:00:02

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