Category Archive for "News"

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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From Big Heritage to World Heritage

We are delighted to announce that Big Heritage will be developing and delivering Cadw’s  education programme at Beaumaris, Caernarfon, Conwy and Harlech castles for the next three years. The deal will see the Big Heritage team work in partnership with…

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How Disney hid some Scandinavian archaeology in the film ‘Frozen’

There’s apparently an announcement due soon on plans to release a follow-up to the wildly successful Disney animation, Frozen. There’s not a parent in the land that hasn’t considered options for boarding-school when their cherubs start belting out the irritatingly…

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18 reasons to give Chester a miss

So, Big Heritage moved their HQ to Chester this year…..but to be honest, we’re not sure we made the right decision. Here’s 18 reasons why you should give Chester a miss.     1. There’s loads of derelict old buildings…….

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Land’s End launch new heritage initiative

In January 2014, a family of wild rabbits at Land’s End accidentally uncovered a collection of 8,000-year-old flint scrapers and arrowheads whilst burrowing their warrens. This incredible discovery prompted Land’s End to commission a thorough archaeological investigation by Big Heritage...
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‘Groundbreaking’ Roman project receives £0.25m boost

PRESS RELEASE     An award-winning North West heritage agency has been successful in securing £250,000 to help continue an innovative Roman medicine themed education project aimed at schools in Merseyside and Cheshire. The Roman Medicine Roadshow, delivered by Big...
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Finds without Frontiers – Our first pop-up museum set to launch

We are really pleased to announce that the first of our ‘Finds without Frontiers’ projects is about to be launched, which takes archaeology and history out of museum collections and brings them to the very heart of the community they…

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