Jaywick Martello Tower: Mammoths, ancient humans and the Clacton beach connection

Seven years ago, Clacton and Holland beaches were replenished with sand and gravel from ten miles offshore. Beachcombers started finding fossils from mammoths and other Ice Age animals, and human-worked stone tools.

Seven years ago, Clacton and Holland beaches were replenished with sand and gravel from ten miles offshore. Beachcombers started finding fossils from mammoths and other Ice Age animals, and human-worked stone tools.

Who made those flint tools? Were they mammoth hunters?

Join John Ratford at Jaywick Martello Tower as we answer these questions with this talk on local prehistory.

Event details

Date

October 14, 2022

Times

11:00am - 12:00pm

Prices

£2 entry. Refreshments provided.

Who for?

For the whole family

Where?

Jaywick Martello Tower

The Promenade, Belsize Ave, Clacton-on-Sea,, Essex, England, CO15 2LF

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