September 6, 2019

It has been an amazing and very busy summer at the Travelling History Company. We have enjoyed practical archaeology in the Forest of Dean, Exmoor and Guernsey. We have run some brilliant field trips, including the above tree, in the vicinity of which Edmund Ironside m...

July 11, 2019

We have been receiving a lot of likes recently from Home Educators so we thought we would outline some of the activities we have coming up that may be of interest.

Next week in Bristol we are running some taster sessions at our very big classroom - the Blaise...

June 8, 2019

We have had a great spring here at The Travelling History Company. A highlight was definitely a week of excavation on a sunshine soaked Guernsey with the Clifton Antiquarian Club. We had the pleasure of delivering an outreach programme to local schools with students co...

May 7, 2019

This month we return to Cambridgeshire for what has become an annual historical and astronomical skycamp. We have some amazing material for this year as we head back to the very origins of both the Universe and the Earth.

We shall encounter the very earliest life, albe...

April 16, 2019

We have been to Happisburgh this week. This sleepy Norfolk coastal village is home to some amazing archaeology, including footprints dating back over 800,000 years. "Deep history" was a bit of a theme last term during series 1 of our  History for Home Educators program...

March 6, 2019

We are a little behind on our blogs but as we welcome in the Spring, we have a lot of news and activities lined up for the rest of the year.

Big History is a theme we have borrowed from the International Baccalaureate - a history of everything from Big Ba...

December 16, 2018

December 21st is the winter solstice and as the longest, darkest night of the year, the best time to do some stargazing. And with Christmas just around the corner, our festive evening will weave a narrative around the remains of a local prehistoric burial chamber, a Ch...

December 9, 2018

Despite the atrocious weather last week there were two amazing opportunities to observe the skies from Bristol. 

On Tuesday morning we had a conjunction of the Moon and Venus, a fantastic sight to greet us first thing in the morning as we were putting the recy...

November 15, 2018

On Friday last week we hosted the first of our Urban Astronomy sessions in Stoke Bishop. Our theme was one of royalty as we explored the part of the night sky dominated by Cepheus the King, Cassiopeia  the Queen and Andromeda, their daughter, unceremoniously chained to...

October 18, 2018

With the long dark evenings about to set in we are embarking on our Urban Astronomy programme. From the scout hut in Kewstoke Road we shall be exploring the night sky from a scientific and historical perspective over a series of four sessions leading up...

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