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Muffin excavation activity

Harborough Museum The Symington Building, Adam and Eve Street, Market Harborough

To understand how careful archaeologist must be when they are excavating, have a go at excavating a blueberry (or whatever flavour you prefer) muffin. Imagine the muffin is the archaeological site and the bluberries are your finds. Download the Muffin Excavation activity sheet, and have a go!

Free

Baking Through Time: Anglo-Saxon Apples

Downloadable activity

Learn about what Anglo-Saxons ate, and bake this delicious recipe inspired by history. Ingredients are listed in the recipe - make sure you get an adult to help! Anglo-Saxon Apples

Free

Archaeological illustration video workshop

Online event

As part of the Festival of Archaeology Harborough Museum invited Deborah Miles to choose a unique object for an online Archaeological Illustration workshop, which you can watch below and follow along to take part. This video was live streamed on Monday 26th October 2020. Deborah previously worked with the University of Leicester’s Archaeology and Ancient History…

Free

Hallaton Treasure 20th Anniversary Discovery Panel Discussion

Harborough Museum The Symington Building, Adam and Eve Street, Market Harborough

One of the most important Iron Age archaeological finds – the Hallaton Treasure – was found just outside Market Harborough in November 2000. On 23rd November, the 20th anniversary of finding the Treasure was discussed with a special panel which you can view below. The panel included Ken and Hazel Wallace of the Hallaton Field…

Free

Food for Thought

Downloadable activity

W. Symington & Co was founded in 1827 in Market Harborough. William Symington started out in a small shop on Adam & Eve Street with tea and vegetables, until 1840 where he acquired a shop on Church Street. As the company grew, it invented different types of food, such as Pea Flour which was taken…

Free

Pottage

Harborough Museum The Symington Building, Adam and Eve Street, Market Harborough

A Tudor staple, loved by King Henry VIII. Cook up this stew with our recipe.

Free

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Address: The Symington Building, Adam and Eve Street, Market Harborough, LE16 7LT

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