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Heritage Knights

SHARE YOUR LOVE OF HISTORY AND HERITAGE WITH YOUR CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN
HERITAGE DETECTIVES - a fun activity for families as they explore the countryside.
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WHO CAN BE A HERITAGE DETECTIVE?
Anyone, young and old, can be a Heritage Detective.   Ideally young and old will work together to complete a Quest. Quest activities are graded and those specifically for young pages and squires are clearly identified. Click for more information.

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WHAT DO HERITAGE DETECTIVES DO?
Heritage Detectives go Questing - they walk in the footsteps of people who have gone before them and look for the things (the heritage) they have left behind. They listen for the stories in the stones and try to make sense of them.  They are on a Quest to find things that Arthur might recognise if he were to come back today. Click to find out about Arthur.
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WHAT ARE HERITAGE QUESTS?
A Heritage Quest is a bit like a treasure hunt but its based on real local history and the heritage just waiting to be discovered all around us. Everyone needs to work together to gather the information needed to complete the Quest.  
Our Heritage Knights can arrange a Heritage Quest for your school. club or local community and we have ready prepared quests for three villages in the Teme Valley. They all have a similar format with three stages. ( see below) Click for more information.
HERITAGE DETECTIVES GO QUESTING: STAGE ONE

STAGE 1. Heritage Detectives prepare to go on a Quest
They discover Arthur's story and find out about his Quest.
They chose a Quest Trail.
They prepare to go on an expedition.
HERITAGE DETECTIVES GO QUESTING: STAGE TWO.

STAGE 2. Heritage Detectives walk the Quest Trail.
They look for clues.
They gather evidence.
They make records.

STAGE THREE. Back at Base they complete the quest.
They make sense of what they have seen.
They look for more information.
They complete the Quest.
They report to Arthur.
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WHAT IS THE FELLOWSHIP OF ARTHUR'S 21ST CENTURY HERITAGE KNIGHTS?
Its a club open to everyone who has learned the skills of the Heritage Detective and completed a Quest. Propsective members are invited to attend a special ceremony to join the Fellowship. Members of the Fellowship ask themselves:
    What sort of world do I want to leave behind me?
    What do I want future generations to find out about me and my world?

They continue to quest for what they believe in.