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May is Pottery Month for SWAAG members
During May we have two pottery experts coming to Reeth to share their expertise.

On Tuesday 8th May, Graham Taylor will run an afternoon workshop in the Memorial Hall from 2-5pm, followed by a talk at the members meeting in The Buck at 7pm that evening. Graham will also be joining us for dinner beforehand. Places for the workshop are limited and can be booked by contacting Sue@

On Tuesday, 22nd May at 7pm in The Buck, Eniko Hudak will speak about her work as Roman Pottery specialist with Pre-Construct Archaeology as well as talking about finds from The Hagg and their possible implications for interpretation of the site.
Graham Taylor with Arkengarthdale pupils on The Hagg last summer Arkengarthdale pupils examine a replica pot
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News Record: 40     Updated: 26-02-2018 12:38:56

A New Tent for 2018!
I have to admit, I was very fond of the old green tent that we used onsite last season to store the tools and equipment. A cool and groovy example of old-school tents, it had character, it had heft...
However it has to be admitted that it was also full of holes and very hard work to put up!
Policy decisions had to be made and a new, lightweight, model has been purchased. It needed trying out. Five stout-hearted volunteers gathered in Reeth on freezing January day to have a play...
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News Record: 39     Updated: 04-02-2018 14:53:11

Roman Pottery Expert to Interpret Hagg Finds at Members Meeting February 13th
What did You find? Roman pottery from The Hagg 2016 and 2017

Eniko Hudak, Roman pottery specialist, Pre-Construct Archaeology Ltd. will discuss her work at PCA as well as her interpretation of the pottery finds from the Hagg and their significance.
Eniko says: I had the great opportunity to identify and report on the Roman pottery assemblage found during the 2016 and 2017 excavations at The Hagg by the Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeology Group. This lecture will give you more information about the assemblage itself and an insight into the work of a specialist: the identification, quantification, research, and writing of post-excavation assessments.
Join us at The Buck Hotel in Reeth at 7pm on Tuesday 13th February for a fascinating talk by this respected professional archaeologist.
Eniko visited the Hagg site last Summer
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News Record: 38     Updated: 23-01-2018 10:06:57

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