LAARC VIP10: Volunteer Profile – JimFebruary 15, 2012 Archaeology, Archaeology in Action, LAARC, LAARC VIP, Volunteer Profile, Volunteers
Each week during our our current Visitor Inclusion Project celebrating 10 years of the Archaeological Archive, we’re posting Volunteer Profiles allowing you to find out a little bit more about our superb volunteers. Today’s it’s Jim:
1) When did you join the volunteer programme and why?
It all started in 2010 when VIP7 was taking place at the museum and I came along to a Hands-On Archaeology session and kept on coming back for more. I then joined the VIP8 project and now I’m back at the museum as a volunteer on this project.
2) What was your most memorable day whilst volunteering?
Most days had highlights
3) What was your favourite object you discovered whilst volunteering?
I’m still waiting to strike gold!
4) What’s your favourite part of the museum?
All of it
5) Upper galleries of lower?
6) Favourite year in London’s history?
Live in the moment – 2012
7) Favourite Londoner?
Christopher Wren because of his fine churches & cathedrals. Who else would we have got them from?
8) Mortimer Wheeler or Indiana Jones
Not aware of Mortimer Wheeler’s films…
9) If you could dig anywhere in the world where would you excavate?
Anywhere in Italy
10) What’s next for you after this project?
Wait and see