21st February at 7.30 pm in the Village Hall. Dr Melanie Giles will give an illustrated talk on the Iron Age archaeology of Slingsby with its barrow cemetery, set in the wider context of East Yorkshire’s prehistoric past. She will also share news of some of her recent discoveries such as the Acklam warrior. Admission £3.
Melanie Giles, is a Senior Lecturer at Manchester University, author of ‘A Forged Glamour: Landscape, Identity and Material Culture in the Iron Age’, and a contributor to BBC History programmes A History of Ancient Britain and Meet the Ancestors, and to Channel 4’s Murder in the Iron Age.
If you have any objects or items that you may be interested in showing Mel, please do bring them along to the session.