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Remembering truly unique ‘beautiful soul’ and Thanet archaeology pioneer Nigel Macpherson Grant

Please click to read a lovely remembrance piece on Nigel Macpherson Grant – https://theisleofthanetnews.com/2020/06/16/remembering-truly-unique-beautiful-soul-and-thanet-archaeology-pioneer-nigel-macpherson-grant/

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Thanet Archaeology and Nigel Macpherson Grant

The Trust for Thanet Archaeology has written a piece on Nigel Macpherson Grant which can be found here – http://www.trustforthanetarchaeology.org.uk/nigel-macpherson-grant/ To contribute a record of an encounter with Nigel, or a piece of his writing that you found useful of … Continue reading

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Sad news of the passing of Nigel Macpherson Grant

Dear all, I am afraid I have some very sad news. Nigel Macpherson Grant has passed away. Many of you met him over the years, he was a gentle soul, with an amazing giggle and an encyclopaedic knowledge of pottery. … Continue reading

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Festival of Archaeology 2020

In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Council for British Archaeology (CBA) has decided to make some changes to the 2020 CBA Festival of Archaeology and it will now be taking place in two parts with a series of digital events … Continue reading

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Early footagge of village life in Cobham

We’ve recently been alerted to footage of Cobham from 1944. The film can be found on Screen Archive South East’s website and shows village life in Cobham. The film follows villagers as they walk through the quiet streets and lanes, … Continue reading

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