Tagged: Wrest Park

How to be an archaeologist

archaeology at Old Sarum
Posted:
3 May 2017
Posted By:
Rose Arkle
Categories:
Things To Do

Archaeology is the study of human history and prehistory. It is done by excavating sites and analysing artefacts and other physical remains. The difference between history and archaeology is that history is informed by specific events (for example, a battle or a new monarch being crowned) and use...

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18 Inspiring things to do in March

family at Osborne
Posted:
28 February 2017
Posted By:
Clare Wilson
Categories:
Things To Do

Whether you're looking for a day out for Mothers' Day, want to get outside and enjoy the start of spring - or just want to do something a bit different, our historic sites offer all sorts of unique experiences. Here's a look at some of the things you can do this March. Did you know? March i...

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Meet the girl who visited every site in the Monopoly game

Monopoly girl: 14-year-old Samantha Plesinger-Davis at Kenilworth Castle.
Posted:
27 February 2017
Posted By:
English Heritage
Categories:
Your Stories

Four years ago one of the English Heritage team at Wrest Park promised Samantha Plesinger-Davis tea and cake if she visited every site on our special edition Monopoly game. Ten year-old Samantha took up the challenge. This weekend she's finally passing 'Go' (and claiming her prize!) after going to...

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7 reasons to volunteer with English Heritage in 2017

Posted:
29 December 2016
Posted By:
Anne Robinson
Categories:
Your Stories

Every day, hundreds of people up and down the country help us to tell the story of England. Our volunteers plant bulbs in formal gardens, run craft workshops for families, answer questions from curious visitors, help research the history of our sites - and much more besides. With 2017 just aroun...

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