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Folkestone’s major archaeological project, ‘A Town Unearthed: Folkestone Before 1500’ (ATU,) has announced more walks and talks throughout August and September.

Following the success of its initial walks and talk in July, three more events have been added to the project diary, they are:

The Medieval Town of Folkestone Guildhall Street to Bayle pondCastle Hill: an historical perspective Holywell Coombe to Air Jordan 2s Castle HillFolkestone Roman villa and East Wear Bay Folly Road to East Wear Bay (Roman villa site)The series of free evening talks about Folkestone early past are given by local archaeologists, historians and specialists. Each talk is then brought to life on subsequent days by guided walks that follow a route around Folkestone to Air Jordan 23s show its historical past.

Lesley Hardy, Senior Lecturer in the Department of History and American Studies at Christ Church University, is leading the project. She said: walks and talks give local people a chance to hear about Folkestone past. The following walks allow you to discover Air Jordan 20s its historical landscape, with an experienced Nike Air Foamposite One guide, and trace the paths of people who lived and walked Folkestone Air Jordan Fusion 4 streets and the surrounding countryside hundreds, if not thousands, of years ago.

around Folkestone and its lovely countryside, we may not always understand or even notice the many ways that history has left its mark on this ancient landscape.

events, as part of the Town Unearthed project, will show local people just how exciting and historically important their town is. Town Unearthed is a community archaeology project that explores this ancient landscape for the people of Folkestone and its visitors.

The project will be hosting an exciting programme of archaeological, educational and community based events that will run for the next three years in Folkestone. It aims to help local residents understand their local heritage and become actively involved in unearthing Folkestone past and preserving it for its future.

The main project is funded by a Heritage Lottery Fund award and is being led by Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury Archaeological Trust and Folkestone People History Centre.

The walks and talks have been sponsored by Shepway District Council Community Chest, the De Haan Charitable Trust and Folkestone Town Council.

All the events are free to attend; however, places are limited on the walks.

Walks and Talks, August September 2010

Talk The Medival Town of Folkestone , by Richard Cross Archaeological Officer, Canterbury City Council

Thursday, 12 August 2010, 7 8.30pmA review of the historical and archaeological evidence for the history of Folkestone from the foundation of the early Anglo Saxon Minister of St Eanswythe through to the close of the middle ages.

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