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Midlands

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Dig into Shropshire’s past at Soulton Hall

PLEASE NOTE THE 2020 EXCAVATION SEASON HAS BEEN CANCELLED The Shropshire border between England and Wales is filled with impressive historic monuments, from spectactular castles and hillforts, Roman towns and ancient archaeological sites. Tucked away in a field beside Soulton Hall stands a strikingly visible rectangular mound, thought to be the rare remains of an […]

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Topographic Survey Training

In archaeology the ability to measure the location of a site, artefact, or earthwork is essential. Nowadays many archaeological sites use either GPS or Total Station for site survey. Differential GPS can record points of circa 1cm accuracy levels in three dimensions, and can also allow real time on the fly measurements to be taken […]

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Mercian Archaeological Services Post-Fieldwork Training School

As well as offering the best in archaeological training and support, the 2020 Field School is tailored towards enabling attendees to fulfil the requirements of the Archaeological Skills Passport. This training school is designed to provide training and experience in various aspects of the post excavation process. All tuition and training will be carried out […]

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We Dig Wollaton Park 2020

PLEASE NOTE THE 2020 EXCAVATION SEASON HAS BEEN CANCELLED Details Held annually since 2015, We Dig… Nottingham’s annual training excavation, is a partnership between Trent & Peak Archaeology, the University of Nottingham and Nottingham City Council. We Dig… Wollaton Park continues archaeological investigations of the formal gardens of Wollaton Hall, searching for evidence of buildings […]

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The Sherwood Forest Archaeological Training Fieldschool

This is not an ordinary field school – this is a ‘Training Field School’ where you will learn about all aspects of archaeological excavation and receive hands on training and learning from archaeological professionals in the heart of Sherwood Forest. This course is suitable for all levels from beginner to experienced digger, and you will […]

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Hanwell Park

This will be the 8th year of archaeological investigation into the 17th-century gardens at Hanwell Castle, part of a programme of doctoral research with the University of Oxford. We will be concentrating on the excavation of a water parterre based on an octagonal stone lined island which may be the location of the famous ‘House […]

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South Worcestershire Archaeological Group (SWAG)

South Worcestershire Archaeological Group (SWAG) was founded in 1981 by Peter Price, Philip Barker, and Jan Wills. Originally founded to focus on investigating landscape archaeology, they have carried out a number of projects over the years. SWAG aims to encourage local people to learn about archaeology and history. They organise walks and visits during the summer, lectures and workshops […]

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Offa’s Dyke Association

An independent voluntary organisation spreading the word about Offa’s Dyke and the history and landscape of the England-Wales border. The association seeks to promote and protect the 1200-year-old Offa’s Dyke and the Offa’s Dyke Path, a National Trail 177 miles long. They manage the Offa’s Dyke Centre at Knighton which has a free public exhibition, a shop […]

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Oswestry & Border History & Archaeology Group

Oswestry & Border History & Archaeology Group, usually known as OBHAG, is an active and friendly group with a wide appeal to anyone interested in the history and heritage of this area. Our programme encompasses a broad range of archaeological and historical topics, and members are actively engaged in a variety of projects and initiatives. […]

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Staffordshire Industrial Archaeology Society

Programme of monthly lectures held September to April at Tixall Village Hall. Publishes a journal. Contact details Web: www.staffsia.org.uk Email: tixandrews@hotmail.co.uk Tel: 01785 246101 Address: Jim Andrews, 2 The Hanyards, Tixall, Stafford ST18 0XY

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