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An up to date list regarding the various excavations taking place around the country. 

Mesolithic Deeside

Winter 2017-18

Ancient Deeside will be fieldwalking along the river Dee in Aberdeenshire over the winter 2017-18 looking for Mesolithic sites. Dates to be arranged but will be mainly weekends. Contact Ali Cameron to be put on an email list and then you will receive emails with dates and locations. Or find us on Facebook.

Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund as part of the Scottish Government sponsored Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.

Fieldwork Mesolithic Deeside

Sherwood Forest Archaeological Training Field School 2018


Week A: August 6 - 10 2018

Week B: August 13 - 17 2018

Week C: August 20 - 24 2018

The field school costs £250 for a week

This is not an ordinary field school - this is a ‘Training Field School’ where delegates 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 people of all archaeological abilities from beginner wishing to take their first step, to experienced diggers wishing to take the next step, and from university students and post-graduates needing more experience, to retired people wanting to fulfil a life’s ambition… all are welcome and will be treated equally… the experience is tailored to the individual through hands-on personal supervision.

For more information please see the website for more details

Roman Road Research & Excavations

North East Hants Historical and Archaeological Society

Field Archaeology Branch
Easter - August 2018
Excavations on the new Winchester - Chichester Roman Road will occur on Bank Holiday weekends from Easter - August 2018. Three sites have been established where substantial remains have been found. In addition, evidence has been found at each excavation of a Roman settlement, and work will be undertaken on these. In the current site, where one of the Roman Road lanes enters the LIDAR grid of what we think is the Roman settlement of Clausentum, a large amount of pottery and tiles have been found. 
Annual membership £10. 
Persons participating in the training exercise will be charged an additional £70 and must purchase and read the training manual at £6. To complete the exercises, you are likely to need to book for at least 5 days in total between March & August - though you can carry this on to next year. Those helping with a site set-up will have a discount on the training fee. 
For further information, please email: Dr Richard Whaley, or visit:

Battle Hill 2018 Season 3

6 – 17 August 2018

A fun and relaxed training and research excavation on a newly discovered hillfort and large 30 m diameter Bronze Age Cairn.

Costs £800 and include all accommodation, food, training, travel to and from the site. For more details or to book a place contact Dr Murray Cook

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