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A Year in Review from the Heritage Team (2023)

A Year in Review from the Heritage Team (2023)

This year has been a fantastic year for heritage at Stanwick Lakes. Our project teams and volunteers have worked enthusiastically through all weathers – so let's take a look at how they have progressed through 2023! The Big Bronze Age Boat Build After a gathering of...

A Super Summer for Heritage Projects!

A Super Summer for Heritage Projects!

Summer has been busy here at Stanwick Lakes, with projects and events in full swing! We thoroughly enjoyed launching the Nene Valley Festival on it's opening weekend, which was a huge success despite the heatwave and the huge Sunday afternoon rain downpour! It has...

The build is underway!

The build is underway!

Wow, what an exciting two weekends we have had at Stanwick Lakes with the Big Bronze AGE Boat Build! Weekend 1 saw the launch of the boat build, with the volunteers being guided by Dr James Dilley. Logs were stripped of bark and the shaping of the logs started with...

Roundhouse Update – Mud, mud and more mud!

Roundhouse Update – Mud, mud and more mud!

On Tuesday 30th May, the Heritage Team at Stanwick Lakes hosted a "Roundhouse Daub Day" - a chance for communities and the public to come and help our wonderful volunteers with daubing our new roundhouse. We were amazed at how many people joined us and got stuck in....

Coming soon… A bronze Age boat!

Coming soon… A bronze Age boat!

Big Bronze Age Boat Build – Stanwick Lakes An ambitious heritage project to build a Bronze Age replica log boat using only traditional tools and techniques is taking place at Stanwick Lakes this year. Supported by Dr James Dilley of Ancient Craft, the project will see...

Heritage Projects – Exciting Updates!

Heritage Projects – Exciting Updates!

We’ve had such an exciting start to 2023, with all of our heritage projects coming to life, projects that together will explore the hidden heritage of Stanwick Lakes and tell the story of our wonderful site. Restoration of the Bronze Age Bowl Barrow We have had some...

Creating a Moment in History – Stanwick Lakes Heritage

Creating a Moment in History – Stanwick Lakes Heritage

Over the past 12 years, Stanwick Lakes have been fortunate enough to receive Heritage Lottery funding for a number of projects exploring the heritage and history of the site and surrounding valley. Carrying on from the successes of these legacy heritage projects, our new ambitious 3 year venture, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, will delve into the Bronze Age and the Iron Age, exploring their monuments and settlements with one aim – to bring the past to life.

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