The Northumberland Rock Art project team
- Horacio Ayestaran:
- ICT Manager: responsible for all the computing aspects of the project, including the design and implementation of the database and website.
- Prof Geoff Bailey:
- AHRB grant holder: obtained AHRB grant for the project and had overall responsibility for it. Provided input about the data to be collected in the field. Member of the Project Management Team.
- Dr Stan Beckensall:
- Rock art consultant: donated his Northumberland rock art archive to the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, provided invaluable support and advice in the field and with the development of the panel records. Provided input about the data to be collected in the field.
- Glyn Goodrick:
- Co-applicant for the AHRB grant and visualization consultant: provided advice regarding the equipment required for the project, the scanning programme, and the taking and stitching of the bubbleworld photographs. Developed the carving game in the Interactive Zone.
- Marc Johnstone (Heritage Media):
- Multimedia and Bubbleworlds consultant: responsible for the creation of the bubbleworlds, and the development of the audiovisual and multi-media component of the Interactive Zone. Also responsible for the creation of the interim website.
- Jess Kemp (Heritage Media):
- Graphic design and multimedia consultant: responsible for website graphic design, and the development of the audiovisual and multi-media component of the Interactive Zone. Also responsible for the creation of the interim website.
- Dr Aron Mazel:
- Project Manager: responsible for the overall running of the project, including the conceptualisation of the metadata and specification of the panel database and website; data collection and entry; scanning and processing of drawings; slides and negatives; all aspects of the fieldwork programme; the drafting of the text for Interactive Zone; and the project outreach programme. Member of the Project Management Team.
- Dr Clive Waddington:
- Co-applicant for the AHRB grant and rock art consultant. Provided advice about fieldwork strategies and the data to be collected in the field. Member of the Project Management Team.
Thanks to all the people who have helped with the project:
- Lindsay Allason-Jones:
- for discussions about various aspects of the project and access to the Museum of Antiquities carved stone collection
- Philip Deakin:
- provided information about panels not previously part of the Beckensall Northumberland rock art archive and help with fieldwork and scanning
- Ian and Irene Hewitt:
- generously made available their records of Northumberland rock art, supplied photographs of panels, and answered questions about panels that we could not locate
- Claire Jordan:
- for the writing of media releases about the project and ensuring that these were widely distributed
- Averill Robson:
- for help with the bibliography
- Manuella Walker:
- for information about panels not previously part of the Beckensall Northumberland rock art archive and help with fieldwork
We also appreciated the help of the following people: Janice Cummin, Dawn Robinson and Denise Wilson for administrative support; Myra Jamieson for providing an electronic version of the parish boundaries; Amanda Earnshaw for discussions about countryside access issues; Chris Green and Jim Herbert: for access to the Berwick Museum carved stone collection; Liz Williams for information from the Northumberland County Council archaeological records; Phil Harley for discussion and text about copyright issues; The Northumbrian for allowing us to use Rachel Cochrane's article about Stan Beckensall; the BBC for the Countryfile video clip; the Council of Brittish Archaeology for allowing us to use Clive Waddington's article on the Hunterheugh 1 excavation; and Eddie Evans for help with photographing the Museum of Antiquities carved stone collection.
External members of the project AHRB Advisory Committee: Dr Margarita Andreu-Díaz, Prof Richard Bradley, Dr Chris Burgess, Prof Chris Chippindale, Paul Frodsham, Caroline Hardie and Kate Wilson.
Thanks are also due the many Northumberland farmers and land managers who gave permission to visit panels, told us about new panels, and assisted wherever they could.