Remaking the Past with Dr Nick Snashall



Residential course

Nick Snashall

10 March 2023 to 12 March 2023

From £265 Non-residential fee

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From ancient DNA to space age survey technology exciting archaeological discoveries are rarely out of the news.

Combining real world case studies, and hands on finds analysis, whether you’re a complete beginner or have a longstanding passion for the past, this course will take you behind the headlines. From tiny fragments of stone, evidence from human remains, to entire landscapes, we will explore the techniques archaeologists use to unlock hidden secrets.

Remaking our past, and changing our understanding of the world we live in.

All are welcome, whether complete beginners, or with an existing interest in archaeology and of course the past.

Residential Fees From: £395.   Non Residential: £265.

Course runs from Dinner on Friday to Lunch on Sunday.

Tutor information

Dr Nick Snashall is the National Trust archaeologist for the Stonehenge & Avebury World Heritage Site. She has excavated on prehistoric, Roman and Medieval sites across Britain and Europe. An expert in the analysis of stone tools her research interests include prehistoric technology, landscape inhabitation and the archaeology of ritual and religion. She is co-director of the Avebury Living with Monuments Project and writing as Nicola Ford is the author of the acclaimed Hills and Barbrook archaeological crime thrillers. To find out more please visit her website

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All course participants will be sent further guidance prior to the course date.

All places booked can be transferred or refunded in the event this course is cancelled by Dillington House. See our Terms and conditions for more information.