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Travelling Fair Cares for ‘bog body’

HAD was recently made aware of a travelling fair reportedly with human remains in its care…. “Recently a fair in Melton Mowbray had a ‘museum of oddities’ in a big lorry. It contained a very odd collection of built...

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Consultation on Future of Avebury Remains

Information about the English Heritage and the National Trust consultation on the future of human remains stored at the Alexander Keiller Museum and HAD’s response may be found here. HAD has now issued a Press Release on the response which summarises...

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Call to Return Queen Mary’s Body

A nationalist MSP has called for the remains of Mary Queen of Scots to be returned to Scotland.  This is an interesting case, which if successful, might raise a precedent for ‘repatriation’ of other human...

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Ripples & Reflections

Lindow Man and His Stories – a two day of conference to be held at The Manchester Museum on 14th & 15th November. Prof Ronald Hutton will be giving a key note address on...

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YLM Mail Shot

Honouring the Ancient Dead has this week launched a major national survey of human remains within museums and galleries, which will form the first on-line database of its kind. Read More At: Invitation to...

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Consultation for Prittlewell

HAD has been asked by Southend Borough Council to coordinate Pagan comments as input to ongoing community consultation in relation to their plans to build a new museum to display the Prittlewell Prince finds....

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HAD Meeting – Druid Camp 2008

About twenty people came to the meeting held at The Druid Camp in the Forest of Dean, on 3rd August 2008, where HAD Council and Advisors spoke of HAD’s remit and the work it...