Rebuilding the Bronze Age
Follow the veterans from Operation Nightingale as they build an earth-walled experimental roundhouse in a 12 part mini-seriesSubscribe now
A Bronze Age FirstSubscribe to Butser Plus to watch this fascinating story as the veterans create the first professionally documented turf-walled Bronze Age roundhouse
The Veteran Story
Watch as the team grow in skill, knowledge and camraderie to make this experimental archaeological first come to life
Follow the team as they make history in this professionally documented mini-series
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Signing up to Butser Plus helps us fund this project and others like it in the future
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You'll get to follow the Bronze Age build every step of the way with regular exclusive footage. For just £5.99 watch this series alongside other projects from Butser.
Trailer: Finale celebration
Trailer: Turning the sod
Trailer: Woodworking the Posts
Trailer: Casting a Bronze Axe
Trailer: The Foundations Take Shape
Trailer: Turf Walls and Roos Carr figures
Trailer: Pottery Firing
What you'll see
Tips and tricks from our resident tree-wright, archaeologist and skilled craftsmen.
The Age of Alchemy
Watch as the team learn skills including traditional bronze smelting
Understand the archaeology and experiment behind our new roundhouse
Learn their stories
Follow the team as they work together and discover their stories
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You’re feeding our rare-breed animals
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You’re helping to thatch a Roundhouse
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By joining Butser Plus you can see a series of mini-documentaries following the build of our Bronze Age Roundhouse. Starting with an interview with Operation Nightingale founder and award-winning Archaeologist Richard Osgood, through to videos of the build itself.
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As a not-for-profit community interest company we rely on donations to keep going. We know archaeology and history is important and want to be able to share our knowledge and expertise with future generations to come, and we need your help to do this.