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For those who’d like to make a contribution to the Prehistory Guys project and be up-to date with what’s going on you’ll get:
  • First and foremost - our deep gratitude 😊!
  • Access to ad-free versions of our video content on Vimeo
  • An invitation to our Monthly Patreon-only live show

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This is the main level of membership around which the Prehistory Guys community revolves. It keeps members on the inside track and feeds back to them some exclusive benefits that we hope generate a sense of fun and inclusion in what we do:
  • Your own exclusive weekly podcast: the ‘Monday Megalith
  • Invitation to pose questions for our interview guests
  • Special extended versions of podcast interviews
  • Early Access to all recorded shows and specials
  • Behind the Scenes + additional content

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This level is here for those who would like to give The Prehistory Guys that extra boost. It comes with our huge appreciation of course, but you will also receive:
  • A Prehistory Guys ‘CREW’ Mug!
  • Access to our archive of UHD 4K versions of our films on Vimeo.
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And for folk for whom the other levels are just not enough, a level of contribution that elicits our deep awe and gratitude, along with:
  • Patreon Producer Credit on all Films
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About The Prehistory Guys

A big hello from Rupert and Michael - welcome to The Prehistory Guys Patreon page!
We're on a mission and we'd like your help. Pleas read our 'mission statement' below:

To be a resource for understanding of the distant past through interaction with the world of professional prehistoric archaeology.
To create the best audio and visual content we can to illustrate and explain the lives of people of the past and the materials and monuments they left behind.
To engage our audience with honest critical thinking, some humour, a little irreverence and the highest production values.

If the sentiments expressed above jive with you and you'd like to help make a difference communicating about the distant past and enjoy more of the content we produce, know that
becoming a Prehistory Guys Patreon supporter will enable us to increase our output and to travel further afield in search of new stories, discoveries and spectacular sites!

If that sounds like something you'd like to be a part of, take a look at the options displayed on this page and choose a level you're OK with, and we look forward to enjoying the journey with you.

Our thanks to you all.
Goals
$1,420.96 of $5,000 per month
THE NEXT BIG FILM
Ever since we completed Standing with Stones over 12 years ago, we were asked: "when are you going to make the next one?"
Well, the honest answer is: when we can afford to to!
Producing a film is a full-on commitment. Confident in a reasonable regular income, we will be able to commit our time and energy to producing another major movie to the high standards we aimed for with Standing with Stones.

Standing with Stones was a journey through space - a travelogue - exploring the length and breadth of Britain & Ireland. This time, we suspect, we will be aiming for something even more ambitious: a journey through TIME.

We would be aiming to answer a huge question: what led up to the explosion of megalithic culture in Britain and the epitome of its expression on the plains of Wiltshire and the Stonehenge landscape?

As you're probably aware, the story starts way back in time, in another land and cannot be told without including the prehistory of the Middle East, the ancient Danube, the Balkans, Russia, and the Mediterranean before we even begin to get to North East Europe and the 'Neolithisation' of Britain & Ireland.

When we achieve the 5K income, we'll be financially free enough to commit to this massive enterprise. We'll need to further fundraise via Kickstarter or similar for the capital production costs involved, but In the spirit of the original 'Standing with Stones', this team of two promise to travel far and wide, on your behalf, in search of answers and stunning photography.
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