On Monday 22 April at 2pm we are inviting customers to join 'A Megalithic Voyage'. A talk by Mick Harper, co-author with Harriet Vered of a book called 'The Megalithic Empire'. No charge, but booking is required. Contact Bracknell Library on 01344 423149 to book.
Mick Harper and Harriet Vered will be following up their recent talk about navigating the ancient landscape with a new talk entitled “A Megalithic Voyage”. This takes place at
Wokingham library on Thursday May 2nd at 6.30pm, tickets price three pounds. Ring 0118 978 1368 to book.
Mick Harper wrote:The New Thesis was finally launched on an unsuspecting public at Bracknell Library this week. I was brilliant, the audience not. They were immensely suspicious of the idea that, say, St Michael's Mount is artificial. They also resisted the idea that the Megalithics (of Avebury c 3000 BC) could have anything to do with the St Michael Folk of c 500 AD.
However they took the whole mapping of the tin route from Burgh Island to Mont St Michel and the copper route from Portland Bill to St Malo in their stride. I rather suspect they did not realise it was all completely new and totally incompatible with the prevailing view of British pre-history.
Things will be slightly tweaked for the Wokingham Library talk of the 2nd May.
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