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 Time and Tide Museum 25 Exhibition/Picnic Exhibition celebration at Time and Tide 10.30 – 12. Spring Picnic at Burgh Castle if the weather holds.
2.4.19 Time and Tide Museum 26 Exhibition Take down at Time and Tide Museum
16.4.19 Burgh Castle   Walk Angles Way Focus group and evaluation research questionnaires for all participants who want to be part of the research programme.

Timetable May 2019 – June 2020

7.5.19 Burgh Castle New fixed point photos and route. Leaflet update
28.5.19 Burgh Castle Archaeological photography session, with Natasha Hutcheson and artist Katherine Gilmartin
11.6.19 London Thames Discovery and British Museum
25.6.19 Burgh Castle Lepidoptery and entomology with Andy Brazil, Norfolk Butterly Recorder. Sculpture trail plans with Ian Brownlie
9.7.19 Time & Tide Sculpture trail plans with Ian Brownlie. Katie Phillips on volunteering opportunities. Visit to Raveningham Barns. 

21.7.19

26.7.19

London

Waveney Valley Sculpture Trail

Resolution Trust Thames Walk

Sculpture Trail installation with Ian Brownlie

6.8.19 Waveney Valley Sculpture Trail Sculpture Trail Workshop Open Day with Ian Brownlie
20.8.19 Burgh Castle Wildflowers with Sam Brown, Norfolk Wildlife Trust
3.9.19 Burgh Castle Music with the fabulous Anna Mudeka, and at Sams Cafe
10.9.19 Waveney Sculpture Trail Take down
17.9.19 St Benets Abbey Heritage Open Day walk
1.10.19 Lowestoft Museums with curator John Stannard
8.10.19 tbc Project Board meeting
15.10.19 Burgh Castle Foraging
29.10.19 Time & Tide Museum Roman experience home and abroad
12.11.19 Burgh Castle Full moon walk with author Rebecca Stott
26.11.19 Time and Tide Museum Get together
10.12.19 Burgh Castle

Psychoanalyst Peter Rowbrey Evans on mindful walking.

Winter birds with author and naturalist Mark Cocker

20.12.19 Burgh Castle Winter Solstice
7.1.20 Time and Tide Museum Exhibition and Almanac preparation with Ian Brownlie
21.1.20 Burgh Castle Archaeology with Natasha Hutcheson
4.2.20 Time and Tide Museum Volunteering opportunities on Water Mills and Marshes with Andrew Farrell
18.2.20 Burgh Castle Final photos on site
3.3.20 Time and Tide Museum Exhibition and Almanac preparation with Ian Brownlie
19.3.20 Burgh Castle Spring Equinox Picnic
31.3.20 Time and Tide Museum Exhibition and Almanac preparation with Ian Brownlie 
10.4.20 Burgh Castle Good Friday Angles Way Walk
21.4.20 Time and Tide Museum Exhibition and Almanac preparation with Ian Brownlie preparation
5.5.20 Time and Tide Museum Exhibition installation with Ian Brownlie

19.5.20

26.5.20

Burgh Castle

Time and Tide Museum

Private celebration 

Exhibition take-down, project end

2.6.20 tbc Evaluation meeting with group

30.6.20

7.7.20

8.9.20

8.12.20

tbc

Burgh Castle

Burgh Castle

Burgh Castle

Final report

Follow-on gathering

Follow-on gathering

Follow-on gathering