Monday, 13 October 2014

Operation Kiwi DVD now available

We are very pleased to announce that a DVD recording the work undertaken during Operation Kiwi, the excavation of the Terrain Model of Messines on Cannock Chase is now available at at cost of £15 + £2 p&p for delivery to a UK address or £15 + £5 p&p for delivery outside the UK.

Told in three parts of 50 minutes each, experts, volunteers and locals reveal the story of the model from its construction, through its use as a tourist attraction to the 2013 excavations and the landscape over which the Battle of Messines was fought in 1917. Created as part of the process of recording the excavations and research, this is a non profit product and is only available in the PAL format. (Europe, New Zealand, Australia).

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Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Reunion for Volunteers

Last Sunday a reunion of volunteers who helped with the excavation of the Terrain Model on Cannock Chase was held at the Education centre on Marquis Drive. There were talks about the project and an short film of the excavations was shown. There was also opportunity to examine the finds, visit the Great War Hut, an excellent selection of cakes washed down with tea, coffee and a little Belgian beer.