Archaeology of prehistoric Britain - new short course

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A new two-week course will look at the archaeology of prehistoric Britain.

Led by Dave Start, this course takes a broad look at the types of archaeological evidence available for locating and understanding prehistoric communities in Britain from 500,000 - 1,000 BC.

Britain has one of the richest, but still under-appreciated, records of early human history in the world.

There have been extreme changes of environments, plants and animals over the last 500,000 years and early Britons had to cope with enormous changes of climate.

The course will examine changing technology from the development of sophisticated stone tools through to the discovery and use of metals, as well as considering the changes in society that accompanied these technological developments.

The course starts this Thursday, June 5, from 1.30pm to 4.30pm, at The Old School in Cameron Street Heckington, with the second session on June 12.

To book your place contact Heritage Lincolnshire on 01529 461499 or email for an enrolment form.

The course is funded by the GROW lifelong learning programme managed by Lincolnshire County Council and is free to new learners.

They aim to attract new learners and courses are open to all aged 19 or above on 31st August 2013.