Creswell CragsWalk in the footsteps of early humans and woolly mammoths through the dramatic gorge. Marvel at the Ice Age rock art still visible in extraordinary caves. And enjoy exploring amongst the timeless beauty of the woodland, meadow, and reflective lake.
Skara BraeLong before Stonehenge or even the Egyptian pyramids were built, Skara Brae was a thriving village. Step back 5,000 years in time to explore the best-preserved Neolithic settlement in Western Europe.
Skara Brae in Orkney
This video examines what is currently known about the neolithic village of Skara Brae in Orkney.
StonehengeUncover the incredible story of one of the world’s most famous places. This must-see monument is a powerful testament to human ingenuity, imagination and creativity, and a visit today offers something for everyone to enjoy.
British Museum - StonehengeFind out how and why Stonehenge was built and learn more about the people creating these extraordinary monuments and their beliefs in Britain, Ireland and continental Europe 4,500 years ago.
Stone Age | Prehistoric age | Paleolithic | Mesolithic | Neolithic | Stone Age Humans
The Stone Age is the longest period of pre-history, which lasted from the moment of the emergence of man to the beginning of the development of metal tools by him. Do you want to learn more about the Stone Age? Well, you've come to the right place!
What Happened in the Neolithic? | History in a Nutshell | Animated History
What happened in the Neolithic? What does the word 'Neolithic' even mean? And when did humans get together and start building huge stone monuments like Stonehenge? History in a Nutshell is here to provide a quick overview of why the Neolithic age rocks. Interested in finding out more?
A Mini Guide to Prehistoric Monuments - Animated History
Scattered across the English landscape are hundreds of prehistoric monuments, spanning almost four millennia. Can you tell a henge from a hillfort? What was a stone circle used for? What's the difference between a long barrow and a round barrow? Watch this animation to discover the answers to these and many other questions about England's prehistoric monuments.
The History of Stonehenge for Kids: Stonehenge for Children - FreeSchool
Stonehenge is an ancient stone circle in England north of Salisbury. Believed to be between 4,000 and 5,000 years old (making it older than the pyramids of Giza!) Stonehenge has puzzled visitors for thousands of years. Because no written record exists to tell us about its purpose or construction, what we know about it has been pieced together by archaeologists.
How Was Stonehenge Created? | Animated History
Just how was Stonehenge created - Aliens? Giants? Merlin? The simple truth is that it was made by human ingenuity - which, in its own way, is even more magical!
A 360° View of Stonehenge
Stand in the centre of Stonehenge - one of the wonders of the world and the best-known prehistoric monument in Europe.
Stonehenge For Kids | What Is It?
Solving The Mystery Of Stonehenge With Dan Snow
"Solving The Mystery Of Stonehenge With Dan Snow" Dan Snow explores one of the most recognisable and mysterious historic sites on Earth - Stonehenge in Wiltshire, United Kingdom. Released shortly after the origin mystery of the sarsen stones was solved, this documentary takes an in-depth look at what we know, and what we still have to discover, about this iconic Neolithic monument.
Stonehenge The Lost Circle Revealed - BBC Documentary 2021
Professor Alice Roberts follows a decade-long historical quest to reveal a hidden secret of the famous bluestones of Stonehenge. Using cutting-edge research, a dedicated team of archaeologists led by Professor Mike Parker Pearson have painstakingly compiled evidence to fill in a 400-year gap in our knowledge of the bluestones, and to show that the original stones of Britain's most iconic monument had a previous life.
The Middle Stone Age | The Story of Britain | BBC Teach
This clip explores life in Mesolithic Britain through the eyes of a hunter-gatherer family.
Discovering Stone Age tools made of flint | History - Ancient Voices
An archaeologist explores the importance of flint to Stone Age man. A modern day worker makes a replica of a Stone Age arrow, showing us how skilled people were in their use of flint.
How To Make A Prehistoric Flint Axe | Stone Age Technology
Stone Age farming and homes | History - Ancient Voices
A clip looking at the Old Stone Age, and hunter-gatherers who lived by hunting animals and collecting fruit and nuts. We also explore the first farmers, who imported new animals and crops, and cleared fields from the forest.
Life in the New Stone Age | The Story of Britain | BBC Teach
An introduction to the changing way of life in Neolithic Britain through the eyes of a family, exploring their transition from hunter-gatherers to farmers.
What was the Bronze Age?
Find out about this new and exciting age for people in Britain.
Life in the Bronze Age | The Story of Britain | BBC Teach
Life in Bronze Age Britain is explored through the eyes of a family. The impact of copper and tin mining and the development of metal tools are explored.
How was metal discovered? | Chemistry - Materials: How They Work
Scientist Mark Miodownik visits the earliest known copper mines in Israel's Timna Valley to explain the discovery of the first metal - copper.
Bronze: The first alloy | Chemistry - Materials: How They Work
Find out about the invention and impact of bronze, an alloy of copper and tin which was the first man-made alloy.
"Liquid Fire" to Metal Sword in minutes! - A History of Ancient Britain - Ep4 - Preview - BBC Two
Traditional methods of making a Bronze Age sword just like in ancient times.
KS2 Prehistory - The Bronze Age
www.museumoflondon.org.uk/prehistory-resources How did people make tools from metal during the Bronze Age? This short video, introduced by children, demonstrates how a bronze axe is cast using Bronze Age technologies.
Who was the Amesbury Archer? (A King of Stonehenge?)
An interesting video exploring the possibilities surrounding the Amesbury Archer. One to watch with a grown-up.
The Amesbury Archer : 20 Years On
On the 3 May 2002, Wessex Archaeology excavated the Amesbury Archer - the remains of a burial from 2,300 BC and one of the most important Early Bronze Age graves in Europe. Discovered three miles from Stonehenge his grave contained the richest array of items ever found from this period.
The Amesbury ArcherThe grave of a man dating to around 2,300BC was discovered three miles from Stonehenge in 2002. His grave was the richest from this period (the early Bronze Age) ever found in Britain and contained the country’s first gold objects.
This Burial Site Near Stonehenge was Packed with Arrows
One of the most iconic burial sites in Britain was discovered in Amesbury, near Stonehenge: the Amesbury Archer. The archer got his name from the number of arrowheads found in his grave.
Uses of wool in Bronze Age Britain | History - Ancient Voices
Archaeologist Raksha Dave visits Butser Ancient Farm near Portsmouth, and learns how woollen cloth was made in the Bronze Age.
The Bronze Age | What Was the Bronze Age | The End of the Bronze Age
The Bronze Age is the next period after the Stone Age. This period marked the first time humans started to work with metal. Bronze tools and weapons soon replaced earlier stone versions. Despite the fact that this period is called the Bronze Age, the first metal used by primitive people was copper.
Life in Iron Age Britain | The Story of Britain | BBC Teach
Iron, druids, and hill-forts are central to this animated tale exploring the life of a family in Iron Age Britain.
The Iron Age | Characteristics & Importance of the Iron Age | How the Iron Age Changed the World
Iron is a crucial material that humans have depended on for over 3,000 years. It holds up our buildings, allows our cars to have bodies, and keeps our fridges cold, to name a tiny handful of uses. But where did it all begin?
Daily life at home in Iron Age Britain | History - Ancient Voices
This clip asks what it was like to live in the Iron Age, and how do we know? Where does our information come from?
Iron Age Diaries: Day 1 - Meet the Ancestors
We are travelling back in time over 2,000 years to ancient Iron Age Britain to teach school children what life was like as a Celt. Follow our adventures over a week of living history. The sights, the sounds and unfortunately... the smells.
Iron Age Diaries: Day 2 - Cooking, the Celtic Way
We are travelling back in time over 2,000 years to ancient Iron Age Britain to teach school children what life was like as a Celt. Follow our adventures over a week of living history. Today we're looking at an ancient recipe which we cooked over the campfire with kids, from scratch.
Iron Age Diaries: Day 3 - Woodwork & Laverbread
We are travelling back in time over 2,000 years to ancient Iron Age Britain to teach school children what life was like as a Celt. Follow our adventures over a week of bringing history to life. This time we're showcasing some of the woodworking tools used which still work really well today.
Iron Age Diaries: Day 4 - Weapons & Warfare
We are travelling back in time over 2,000 years to ancient Iron Age Britain to teach school children what life was like as a Celt. Follow our adventures over a week of bringing history to life. The Celts were a warlike people and many legends are told of their great deeds in battle.
Iron Age Diaries: Day 5 - Wonderous Artifacts & Making Jerky
We are travelling back in time over 2,000 years to ancient Iron Age Britain to teach school children what life was like as a Celt. Follow our adventures over a week of bringing history to life. Branwen is looking at a host of wonderous artifacts from the ancient Celtic world whilst Caradoc has been making his own smoked pork jerky over the campfire.
A day in the life of a Celtic Druid - Philip Freeman
Join the Celtic druid Camma in her village as she conducts religious rites, serves as a healer, and mediates conflict between tribes. -- As the sun rises in 55 BCE, Camma lays two pigeons on the altar at the center of her village.
How to make a Celtic Torc | The Snettisham Great Torc | Curator's Corner S1 Ep7 #CuratorsCorner
Being Curator of the European Iron Age at the British Museum is a tough job, especially when you're honing your blacksmithing skills. Julia Farley explains the processes behind making a Celtic torc (or big metal neck ring), and reveals how one of the most beautiful aspects of these objects might not be what you expect...
Forts and tribes in Iron Age Britain | History - Ancient Voices
Archaeologist Raksha Dave explores Maiden Castle - the biggest Iron Age Hill Fort in Britain.
History | KS1 | KS2 | Hill forts | BBC Teach
This film is an ideal tool to help children to understand how and why Iron Age hill forts were built in Britain.
Life in the Iron Age in Britain | Prehistory for Kids
Britain's Most Spectacular Hillfort With Ray Mears
'Britain's Most Spectacular Hillfort With Ray Mears.
Visiting Maiden Castle - The Largest Iron Age Hill Fort In Britain
A Visit To The Largest Iron Age Hillfort In Britain... Maiden Castle In Southern England.
Iron Age Farming
A video that explains the development and annual cycles of farming during the Iron Age.
Ancient Artisans - Iron Age Blacksmith
This week Hayley visits the forge at the Ancient Technology Centre, Cranbourne and discovers the processes of Iron Age Smith, in this case Ian Thackray. The ATC began over 25 years ago as a school project. Jake Keen, a teacher working at Cranborne Middle School, designed and led the building of an Iron Age roundhouse based on archaeological evidence.
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