The Association of Mental Health Providers produced this film about our Archaeology for Wellbeing programme at Warham Iron Age Fort. The excavation was led by Dr Andy Hutcheson from the Centre for Archaeology and Heritage, University of East Anglia. Special thanks to artist and photographer Rob Fairclough.

Between Monday 10 and Friday 31 July, The Restoration Trust was one of the participating community groups in an archaeological study of Warham Camp in North Norfolk. The project was led by members of the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts. The intention of the dig was to establish exactly when the Iron […]

EXCITING JOB OPPORTUNITY Heritage Linkworker – Bury St Edmunds £14 per hour for 15 hours per week, September 2023 – May 2024 The Restoration Trust is recruiting for this unique role, partnering with The Brecks Fen Edge and Rivers Landscape Partnership. A social prescribing opportunity to involve people with local heritage and nature for their […]

Written by Robert Fairclough On Tuesday 13th June, a week shy of the Summer Solstice, a minibus full of participants from our Heritage Group visited the Anglo-Saxon burial ground at Sutton Hoo. It was a very hot day, bottles of water an essential part of the walking kit as we toured the country estate. Sutton […]

From 10 to 29 July 2023, we are delivering an Archaeology for Wellbeing project at Warham Camp Iron Age Fort, near Wells Next The Sea.  Warham Camp is a large and very well-preserved iron age fort sitting within agricultural land and is a scheduled monument. Our leaflet about the project gives you a very good […]

ONLINE TALK: Monday 15 May, 7.30pm This talk will outline the value of ancient landscapes for wellbeing and mental health, describe what Human Henge is and does in that context, share experiences of participation in the programme and invite questions. Location: Zoom webinar.  The link is sent to ticket-holders on the day of the event, before 7pm. […]

Join an archaeological dig alongside professional archaeologists and volunteers on the Later Prehistoric Norfolk Project. It will be friendly, fascinating and fun! From 10th to 29th July 2023, The Restoration Trust is supporting people who live with mental health challenges in Norfolk to explore Warham Camp Iron Age Fort near Wells, using the latest archaeological […]

Later Prehistoric Norfolk Project “The idea for Restoration Trust involvement in the Arminghall project came from a number of conversations Laura Drysdale had with Andy Hutcheson. We’d always talked about how interesting archaeology was as an activity, and how fascinating it would be to facilitate archaeological experiences. Restoration Trust projects based around historic monuments, spaces […]