18th November 2017

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Join Jon Cotton, James Dilley and the Thames Discovery Programme for a day all about flint. The workshop will explore the place flint occupies in archaeology and you will learn how to recognise worked flint and how to diffentiate between different types of flint tools. The afternoon will include an oppurtunity to learn and have a go at flint knapping techniques.

Timetable

10:00: Registration and refreshments

10:30-11:30: Introduction to flint and lithics (Jon Cotton)

11:30- 11:45: Tea break

11:45-12:45: Open handling session- how to recognise struck flint and the main tool types (Jon Cotton)

12:45pm-1:30pm: Lunch (not provided)

1:30pm-4:30pm: Practical demonstration and knapping session with James Dilley

Booking

Thanks to support from Tideway this event is offered FREE of charge. If for any reason you cannot attend please let us know so we can allow for rebooking.