Timetable

Burgh Castle Almanac Timetable April 2018 – April 2019

Sessions will mostly be on Tuesdays from 10am to 2pm.

Date Place Session Activity Description
24.4.18 Burgh Castle Orientation
  • Meeting at Burgh Castle Village Hall to familiarise all with venue. Walk to Fort
  • Introduction to Burgh Castle Fort: guided tour.
An opportunity to meet other people involved in the project and find out where the meetings will take place.

We will introduce the  concept of photo surveying. We will establish set points where photos will be taken at each monthly visit.

Meet Norfolk Archaeological Trust Director Caroline Davison, Coordinator Laura Drysdale and Support Worker Tod Sullivan.

Evaluation Research questionnaire for participants who want to be part of the research programme.

1.5.18 Burgh Castle 1
  • Fixed point photos
  • Leaning wall photos
  • Photography and visual art
The photographic survey technique will focus on the leaning section of wall at the s-w corner, to monitor whether it changes (it shouldn’t do!) and the series will be part of the final exhibition.

Work with artist Ian Brownlie on photography and visual art.

15.5.18 Time and Tide Museum 2
  • Introduction to the museum
  • Introduction to IT facilities and setting up folders for Almanac images
  • Creativity
Explore the museum with a session at the end for downloading the images taken on the site visit, setting up folders. Meet Manager Colin Stott and work with Ian Brownlie on visual responses.
29.5.18 Burgh Castle 3
  • Fixed point photos
  • Leaning wall photos
  • Wildflower and bird identification
  • Creativity
This is the best time of year for wildflowers before they’re cut, and a good time to identify birds – if you hear the bird you’re more likely to see it. With Ian Brownlie and Sam Brown from Norfolk Wildlife Trust
12.6.18 To be confirmed 4
  • Flower and bird identification
  • Working on photos, drawings or paintings
A practical session with Ian Brownlie
26.6.17

1- 4pm

Burgh Castle 5
  • Fixed point photos
  • Leaning wall photos
  • Learning about conservation management
  • Ragwort pulling
Ragwort pulling and conservation with Great Yarmouth Green Gym. Keep fit outside!

Conservation management with Caroline Davison.

Photography and wildflower surveying

10.7.18 Time and Tide Museum 6
  • Storing fixed point photos
  • Creative responses to material collected so far
Working on material collected in previous months with Ian Brownlie.
24.7.18 Burgh Castle 7
  • Fixed point photos
  • Leaning wall photos
  • Butterfly survey
The Big Butterfly count is in last two weeks of July and first week of August http://www.bigbutterflycount.org/about. With Norfolk Butterly Recorder Andy Brazil.
31.7.18 Burgh Castle Village Hall Special Session BBC Voices Training Learning to make films with BBC Voices
7.8.18 Time and Tide Museum 8
  • Storing fixed point photos
  • Butterfly Identification
  • Painting and drawing
A practical session at Time and Tide Museum with Ian Brownlie.
21.8.18 Burgh Castle 9
  • Fixed point photos
  • Leaning wall photos
  • Activity: sound recording
Sound recording on location as we walk led by musician Dave Pullin
4.9.18 Time and Tide Museum 10
  • Storing fixed point photos
  • Working on sound recording
A practical session at Time and Tide Museum with Dave Pullin
14.9.18 Burgh Castle
  • Heritage Open Day walk
Friday walk open to the public and a chance to meet participants and find out about the project.
18.9.18 Burgh Castle 11
  • Fixed point photos
  • Leaning wall photos
  • Geology
Stones in the landscape and their stories. With Tim Holt Wilson.

Meeting Norfolk Archaeological Trust volunteers.

25.9.18 Lowestoft Museum
  • Visit to Lowestoft Museums
Visit Lowestoft Museum to meet Curator Paul Durbridge. We
may also go to Lowestoft Maritime Museum and Lowestoft
Heritage Centre.
2.10.18 Time and Tide Museum 12
  • Storing fixed point photos
  • Creative responses to material collected so far
A practical session at Time and Tide Museum with Ian Brownlie
9.10.18 Norwich Castle Museum
  • Seeing Burgh Castle art
Viewing Burgh Castle artworks in the Norfolk Museums
collection with Curator of Historic Art Dr Georgia Botinelle
16.10.18 Burgh Castle 13
  • Fixed point photos
  • Leaning wall photos
  • Activity: words
A session offering different approaches to putting stuff into words: poems, streams of consciousness, diary, spoken word, using the site as the focus. With writer Belona Greenwood.
30.10.18 Burgh

Castle

14
  • Storing fixed point photos
  • Words
Creating poems, written responses, recorded responses. With Belona Greenwood.
13.11.18 Burgh Castle 15
  • Fixed point photos
  • Leaning wall photos
  • Pin hole cameras
Using pin hole and other photographic techniques with photographer Jeremy Webb.
27.11.18 Time and Tide Museum 16
  • Storing fixed point photos
  • Pin hole camera processing
Developing pin hole images with Jeremy Webb.
11.12.18 Burgh Castle  

 

17

 

 

 

  • Fixed point photos
  • Leaning wall photos
  • Exploring with geophysics
Night walk. Looking at the stars.
Winter Soltice  

 

Xmas Break

 

Burgh Castle

 

 

 

18
8.1.19 Time and Tide Museum 19
  • Storing fixed point photos
  • Creative responses to material collected so far
Tin Foil work
22.1.19 Burgh Castle 20
  • Fixed point photos
  • Leaning wall photos
  • Winter bird survey and looking for signs of spring
Recording winter birds and observing signs of spring.
5.2.19 Time and Tide Museum 21
  • Storing fixed point photos
  • Finalising material for exhibition
Working with Time and Tide Museum staff to create the exhibition.

One to one next steps meetings for everyone who would like to see what is available.

12.2.19 British Museum TBC 22
  • Seeing Burgh Castle
    collections
Viewing glass collections and other material with Curator of
Roman Britain Dr Richard Hobbs
19.2.19 Burgh Castle 23
  • Fixed point photos
  • Leaning wall photos
  • Final gathering of material for exhibition
With Tim Holt-Wilson – Geology

 

5.3.19 Time and Tide Museum 24
  • Storing fixed point photos
  • Finalising material for exhibition
With Ian Brownlie. Working with Time and Tide Museum staff to create exhibition.

One to one next steps meetings for everyone who would like to see what is available.

19.3.19 Burgh Castle 25 Picnic Spring Exuinox. A celebration picnic for everyone involved in the programme.
2.4.19 Time and Tide Museum 26 Exhibition A preview party and opening event, after which the exhibition is open to the public.
16.4.19

 

 

 

19.4.19

Time and Tide Museum

 

 

Burgh Castle

Evaluation research

 

 

 

Good Friday walk

 

Focus group and evaluation research questionnaires for all participants who want to be part of the research programme.

 

 

 

Timetable April 2019 – April 2020

07.05.2019 – Burgh Castle – Open Day for Participants Staff & Press

28.05.2019 – Burgh Castle – Caroline Davison/Ian Brownlie

11.06.2019 – Time and Tide Museum – Ian Brownlie

25.06.2019 – Burgh Castle – Green Gym

09.07.2019 – Time and Tide Museum – Ian Brownlie/David Gurney

23.07.2019 – Burgh Castle – Andy Brazil, Butterfly Recorder

06.08.2019 – Time and Tide Museum – Ian Brownlie

20.08.2019 – Burgh Castle – Dave Pulin- Sound & Waveney Sculpture Trail

03.09.2019 – Time and Tide Museum – Dave Pulin – Sound

17.09.2019 – Burgh Castle – Waveney Sculpture Trail – Harvest Celebration

01.10.2019 – Time and Tide Museum

15.10.2019 – Burgh Castle

29.10.2019 – Time and Tide Museum

12. 11. 2019 – Burgh Castle

26.11.2019 – Time and Tide Museum

10.12.2019 – Burgh Castle

07.01.2020 – Time and Tide Museum

10.12.2019 – Burgh Castle – Night Walk

2020

07.01.2020 – Time and Tide Museum – Ian Brownlie

21.01.2020 – Burgh Castle

04.02.2020 – Time and Tide Museum – Ian Brownlie – 1:1 Next Steps

18.02.2020 – Burgh Castle

03.03.2020 – Time and Tide Museum – Ian Brownlie – 1:1 Next Steps

17.03.2020 – Burgh Castle – Picnic

31.03.2020 – Time and Tide Museum – Exhibition

10.04.2020 – Good Friday Walk

21.04.2020 – Burgh Castle – Anglers Way Walk

05.05.2020 – Time and Tide Museum – Exhibition & Closure Celebration