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Back to the future? Presenting archaeology at the Green Man Festival

Law, M, Reynolds, F and Mulville, J (2016) 'Back to the future? Presenting archaeology at the Green Man Festival.' Arquelogia Publica: Online Journal in Public Archaeology, SV2. pp. 57-68. ISSN 2171-6315

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Abstract

In the summer of 2011, Cardiff Osteoarchaeology Research Group was invited to present a number of archaeological engagement activities at the Green Man music festival as part of the Einstein’s Garden science learning area. The project, called Back to the Future?: Animals and archaeology in Einstein’s Garden comprised a number of activities, designed to cater for a wide range of ages as the festival audience typically includes young people and families. Over four days more than 2000 people visited the stall. This paper will briefly outline the activities presented, and will reflect on the challenges posed by outreach at a music festival, in particular how to hook the main festival demographic, and how to evaluate success.

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Keywords: Outreach, Public Osteoarchaeology, Cardiff, Music Festivals
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
Divisions: College of Liberal Arts
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2017 11:23
Last Modified: 09 Mar 2017 10:45
URI: http://researchspace.bathspa.ac.uk/id/eprint/9095
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