Victoria Gallery & Museum: Garstang Festival Open Day – Flint Knapping

    Garstang Festival of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology
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    Victoria Gallery & Museum: Garstang Festival Open Day – Flint Knapping


    Venue: Victoria Gallery & Museum
    Dates: 06/04/19
    Times: 11:00 - 11:45


    Free

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    The Garstang Festival of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology is a celebration of the University of Liverpool Department and Garstang Museum past and present. For the first time ever, the Department is fully opening its doors to the public, giving people the opportunity to learn about and participate in the interesting research being carried out here within ACE.

    Flint Knapping

    In this bookable 45 minute activity, Jason Hall of the UOL Archaeology Department will demonstrate the basics of flint knapping, a process used to make stone tools for over 3 million years. In this session, you will also get the chance to try flint knapping for yourself and create your own Palaeolithic tool to take home.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Please note that photographs and footage will be taken throughout Garstang Festival of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology. These will be used by the University for marketing and publicity in our publications, on our website and in social media or in any third party publication. Please contact the event organiser if you have any concerns or if you wish to be exempted from this activity.