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Short Courses

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

War Memorial Project Workshops. 

Various dates.

Free workshops for volunteers to consider how to identify and record the conditions of war memorials, and the steps that can be taken to conserve them for the future.

For more information, see their website


Museum of Cannock Chase: Experimental Archaeology - Taster Session

07.03.19, Museum of Cannock Chase

Joni us for a fun, hands-on, informative taster session where you will try your hand at cord making and natural navigation.  The Mesolithic Resource Group will take you through the skills needed to create cordage and how to pursue natural navigation.

£5.00 per person.  Bookings taken for the taster session - please contact the museum:

Museum of Cannock Chase, Valley Road, Hednesford, Cannock WS12 1TD Tel: 01543 877666

Museum of Cannock Chase Experimental Archaeology

Recovering Human Remains: Weekend Workshops

01-02.06.19 & 19-20.10.19, Winchester


Breaking Ground Heritage is offering two weekend workshops to provide an opportunity for participants to practice the recovery of human remains to professional archaeological standards using staged graves in a WWI scenario. This will be of value to those with an interest in British or battlefield archaeology and have little or no experience in excavation techniques. All proceeds will be used to support BGH and assist service veterans in their recovery. For more details visit: or contact

Bridge Farm Excavations

03.06.19-14.06.19, Barcombe, near Lewes, Sussex

A 2 week under-graduate level training course in practical field archaeology offered at this important Romano-British defended settlement site. All crucial aspects covered. Fee £500 to include camp site with use of hot showers, flushing WCs, fully equipped kitchen and laundry in the site HQ building. See for more details or email for application form.

The Centre for Lifelong Learning, University of York

30.09.19 onwards

If you have ever considered taking your knowledge of Parish Churches further, then this degree is for you!

Run over 2 years (part-time), by distance learning, the online PGDip in Parish Church Studies: Heritage, History and Fabric, run by the Centre for Lifelong Learning, University of York in partnership with The Churches Conservation Trust, allows you to study from anywhere in the world and be flexible with your learning!

Six modules cover a diverse range of subjects to provide an excellent academic grounding in the key issues, themes and contexts associated with the changing nature of parishes and parish churches. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of a breadth of notable research on topics ranging from the conservation of the church and its legislative framework, sacred objects and art, to the management and care of the churchyard.

You will also be able to attend an optional residential weekend where you can meet fellow students, experts, and staff, engage in discussion and share your knowledge. 

Applications are now open, forr full information or to apply, see:

Email: Telephone: 01904328482

*Fee discounts available for York graduates.

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