The Offa’s Dyke Collaboratory are co-hosting a day workshop with the Offa’s Dyke Centre. We are very grateful to the Centre for supporting this and for a range of speakers who have already agreed to speak on aspects of the heritage of Offa’s Dyke and other linear earthworks.
Confirmed speakers include:
Offa’s Dyke by Numbers – André Berry
Recent Revelations from the Lancaut Peninsular – Andrew Blake
Wat’s the Problem? The Challenges of Caring for Offa’s and Wat’s Dykes at National Trust Sites – Kathy Laws
Community Stewardship of Mercian Monuments Project (CoSMM) – Ian Mackey and Mel Leggatt
Archaeological Earthworks & Visitor Carrying Capacity: Proactive Versus Inactive Management – Dave McGlade
Making Earthworks Visible: The Example of the Oswestry Heritage Comics Project – John G. Swogger
Offa’s Dyke’s Death Heritage – Howard Williams
The Knighton workshop follows on from successful meetings at Shrewsbury (April 2017) and Cardiff (December 2017). The day workshop will explore the heritage conservation, management and interpretation of Offa’s Dyke and other linear earthworks of the Anglo-Welsh borderlands.