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Archaeological dig A course for adults A course for younger students

The Blackden Trust celebrates the crafts and skills that have created a unique heritage on a small parcel of land at the heart of Blackden.

Discover and enjoy artefacts from its ten thousand years of history, the architecture of two timber-framed houses, and the countless stories of the people who have lived and worked here, and who make the atmosphere of the place so vibrant today.

What's on next

Wednesday 10th September, 2014
Conducted Tour
The Old Medicine House and Garden
Fee: £7.50 includes tea and cake

Saturday 20th September, 2014
Open Day
Archaeology of the Site - Life and death in a Cheshire township
Come and meet the archaeologists and scientists who have been investigating the site cared for by The Blackden Trust. It was first occupied ten thousand years ago and evidence has been found of human activity in every period since. You will be able to see finds from the excavations, hear about results of the investigations, be introduced to scientific methods and new techniques, and talk to the potter, who has made replica pots based on the bits of broken pots found on the site. Bring your own finds for identification and dating. There will be tours of the Old Medicine House. Light refreshments will be available. Suitable for adults and young people over the age of 12 Fee: £5.00.