Stanwick History Festival
County: North Yorkshire
Sat 9–Sun 10 July 10.30–16.00
Within the impressive pre-Roman Stanwick camp enjoy tours with an archaeologist, a living history camp, carved stone trail, children’s activities and much more.
The area has a long history; surrounded by the high ramparts and impressive earthworks of Stanwick Camp an important pre-Roman settlement. All activities are based around Stanwick’s St John the Baptist Church cared for by The Churches Conservation Trust.
Take a guided tour with local archaeologist Percival Turnbull, who led the excavations in Stanwick camp between 1981 and 1986. Follow a trail of one of the most important collections of carved stones and monumental remains in North Yorkshire. Visit an Iron Age living history camp and watch and have a go at their crafts. With a chance to make Iron Age style pottery, experience storytelling, church tours and much more.Free (small charge for some activities).
Location: Church of St John the Baptist, Stanwick, Richmond DL11 7RT. 7m N of Richmond off B6274, North of the A66 to the north of Richmond, off the B6274. In the centre of Stanwick Camp, an Iron Age settlement (EH). NZ 185 120
Org: The Churches Conservation Trust
Name: Jean Banwell
Tel: 07872 502116