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Lincoln Archaeological Field School

Attendees will be instructed in a wide range of fieldwork skills, delivered by experienced academic and professional archaeologists. (Photo: Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln).[/caption] The Lincoln Archaeological Field School is open to volunteers who wish to gain excavation experience in a supportive and enjoyable learning environment. This summer, the Field School will continue its investigation of […]

Piddington, Northamptonshire: Late Iron Age settlement & Romano-British villa complex

38th season of excavation at the Late Iron Age settlement and Romano-British villa complex at Piddington, Northamptonshire, by the Upper Nene Archaeological Society (UNAS), directed by directed by Roy & Diana Friendship-Taylor. Food and accommodation options available (including campsite at site, with basic facilities); variable fees. Preference given to applicants coming for 2 weeks or […]

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We Dig the Castle 2017 – Nottingham Castle

We Dig the Castle offers a variety of training, ranging from a 1 or 2 day taster to a 1-5 week study place. A changing daily programme of induction, skills tutorials, task-based workshops, and excavation allows trainees to develop and practice skills in a variety of areas, and to chart how their abilities have developed. […]

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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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Wolverhampton Archaeology Group

The Wolverhampton Archaeology Group aims to support and encourage the practice of archaeology in and around the City of Wolverhampton. There are regular meetings and archaeological projects which are undertaken by group members. Contact Details Web:  www.tlaloc.demon.co.uk Facebook:  facebook.com/pages/Wolverhampton-Archaeology-Group  

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Whitchurch History and Archaeology Group (WHAG)

WHAG is based in Whitchurch, Shropshire.  The group meets on the second Thursday of each month.  A newsletter is published three times a year. Contact Details Web: www.whitchurch-history.co.uk E-mail: janet77miller@btinternet.com

Friends of Sandwell’s Archaeology

As of 2007, the Friends have disbanded and put their remaining funds towards local archaeology within the Sandwell Borough. They were a  local archaeology society who organised lectures, events, excavations, survey and research work to support and encourage community involvement in the archaeology of Sandwell. Public excavations were held in Wednesbury and meetings on the […]

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