Digs

Guide to fieldwork & free digs you can join


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View the 2018 Digs Guide as it appears in issue 338 of Current Archaeology magazine.

Amy Brunskill 7 months ago
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PLEASE NOTE THE 2020 EXCAVATION SEASON HAS BEEN CANCELLED Help DigVentures investigate a rare 12th-13th…

CA 11 months ago
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Topographic survey training [Image: Mercian Archaeological Services CIC] In archaeology the ability to measure the…

CA 11 months ago
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As well as offering the best in archaeological training and support, the 2020 Field School…

Amy Brunskill 1 year ago
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PLEASE NOTE: In light of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, it is with great sadness that…

Dan Keane 2 years ago
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A group of students working inside Caherconnell Cashel – Summer 2018 [Image: Caherconnell Archaeology Field…

Dan Keane 2 years ago
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This peaceful part of Dorset’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty was home to a bustling…

Amy Brunskill 2 years ago
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Join the search for one of England's last surviving Tudor gardens, and a banqueting house…

Dan Keane 2 years ago
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Join Mercian Archaeological Services CIC in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales for this week-long training excavation,…

CA 2 years ago
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Help DigVentures uncover one of the earliest Roman settlements ever found in East Yorkshire [Image:…

Dan Keane 2 years ago
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Unearthing a charnel pit on Lindisfarne. (Credit: DigVentures Lindisfarne is one of England’s most iconic…

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