Archive for: September 2018

Things to do in October

Posted:
28 September 2018
Posted By:
Jamie Bellinger
Categories:
Things To Do

Autumn is here and we've enjoyed an action-packed summer here at English Heritage. But as we move into the new season, the fun and discovery continues. Our popular Halloween events get underway towards the end of the month, with frights and horrors waiting at historic houses, castles and abbeys from...

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What did Neolithic people drink at feasts?

Barley, which may have been used in the Neolithic period to make ale
Posted:
6 September 2018
Posted By:
Merryn Dineley
Categories:
History Uncovered

It’s traditional to have an alcoholic drink at a celebration or a feast. There’s a wide variety to choose from today. But what did they drink 4500 years ago at feasts at Durrington Walls and other Neolithic ceremonial centres? Were they drinking alcohol? If so, what were the ingredients, and how...

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