Neolithic Flint Study Day

Neolithic Flint Study Day

Saturday 7th May 2016

In association with Heritage Eastbourne, join us for a day exploring the material wealth of our Neolithic culture. Discover how to recognise and identify Neolithic flint tools or refresh your memory, learn about the importance of flint to the people of Neolithic Britain.

Delve deep underground to the core of Neolithic industry, the flint mines of Sussex, discover how they were used and the history of their excavation. Watch a Neolithic-style axe being created, observe the techniques used and learn about the skilled craft of flint knapping.

  • Prehistoric Flint Expert:   Chris Butler
  • Field Archaeologist:   Jon Baczkowski
  • Experimental Archaeologist:  Paul Saddleton

Date: Saturday 7th May 2016

Time: 10am – 5pm

Venue: Redoubt Fortress, Royal Parade, Eastbourne BN22 7AQ

Cost: £35,  (£30 for Friends of the Sussex School of Archaeology). Morning and Afternoon tea included.  There are two cafes on site to choose from for lunch or bring your own and use one of the picnic benches in the Parade Ground.

Click here to contact the Sussex School of Archaeology for booking.