Category Archive for "News"

Technology set to reveal Roman barracks located under Chester Cathedral

A community archaeology project aims to reveal new secrets about the vast Roman barrack buildings buried under Chester Cathedral. ‘Waking the Legions’ will explore the Deanery Field north of Chester Cathedral, situated within the north east corner of the historic…

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Chester Plague Doctor Revealed

Today we admit that it is us behind the mysterious sightings of “The Chester Plague Doctor”. Our team has been out in the city carrying out some undercover filming of the mystery man as part of a top secret project we are…

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Museum and Heritage Awards for Excellence 2016

Big Heritage and Cheshire West Museums were shortlisted this year at the annual Museums and Heritage Awards for Excellence. The Museums and Heritage Awards ‘recognise projects of excellence, innovative and groundbreaking exhibitions from galleries and visitor attractions across the UK and Europe. These…

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Big Dig Mini Museum

After all the digging has finished, the tools have put away and all the finds have been washed, here at Big Heritage we undertake a lot of work to prepare the finds for specialist analysis and use all the information…

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Big Heritage Success at the Educate North Conference

Big Heritage were the winners at a prestigious award for business innovation at the Educate North Awards. The business competition is part of Educate North Conference and Awards and run in association with The Telegraph Media Group, Barclays and key sponsors including…

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New strategic appointment for Big Heritage founder

Big Heritage founder and Managing Director Dean Paton,  has been appointed as the youngest ever board member for Chester Growth Partnership (formally Chester Renaissance). Chester Growth Partnership along with key partners deliver a programme of improvements in Chester as part of…

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Objects from Rome and Pompeii set to feature in exciting new Chester exhibition

Key details on an exhibition to be hosted at the Grosvenor Museum in summer 2016 have been revealed this week, with archaeological treasures from Rome and Pompeii amongst objects which will tell the story of health and medicine in the…

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Lloyd Grossman presents national heritage award to Big Heritage

A heritage and archaeology company based in Chester were presented with one of the UK’s most prestigious heritage awards last week, at a ceremony presented by chairman of the Heritage Alliance, Dr. Lloyd Grossman. Big Heritage, based at Riverside Innovation…

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Friars Square reveals hidden treasures from town’s past

A collection of artefacts that tell the story of Aylesbury are to go on display at Friar’s Square Shopping Centre this summer. The artefacts form part of the Aylesbury Through the Ages event which is being organised by the shopping…

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Chester-based Heritage team nominated for national AHI 2015 Discover Heritage Awards

A Chester-based heritage team have been shortlisted in the Association for Heritage Interpretation 2015 Discover Heritage Awards – for excellence in cultural and natural heritage interpretation in Britain and Ireland. City-centre based Big Heritage have been nominated for their Roman…

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