Finding a foundry! Hafod-Morfa complex in Swansea

by Dave Gilbert (Rubicon Archaeology) The 19th century industrial heritage of Swansea has been identified as being of national significance.  Producing a rich industrial sequence...

On Tweeting, Freelancing and the Axe Factor

by Ann Clarke @annclarkerocks Tweeting suits me. Write a short message, rip it off the notepad and throw it out there. And repeat. Some messages...

Heritage organisations to merge post BREXIT

In a short press release released today by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) we have learned that the 3 mainland UK...
Golden Frog says, come on kids, lets act irresponsibly

Cadbury Treasure Hunt Fiasco

Have Cadbury chocolatiers learned nothing from their disastrous 1985 ‘Creme Egg Scandal’ that saw members of the public digging and trespassing on private land...

Digging Becket: The Excavation of an Archbishop’s Palace in Kent

Since 2016 Aldington & Romney Archaeology have been engaging in excavations to uncover the story behind Thomas Becket’s palace at Aldington.  The earliest written...

Archaeological Investigation at Wickham, Hampshire

Since September 2018, Cotswold Archaeology has been carrying out archaeological investigations in Wickham, Hampshire. Working with developer Croudace Homes and Winchester City Archaeology, the...

German Archaeology Skills Passport / Archäologischer Kompetenz-Pass available soon

With kind permission by David Connolly, BAJR’s Archaeology Skills Passport (http://www.archaeologyskills.co.uk/) has recently been translated into German and will be launched in both Austria...

Roman and medieval discoveries: Waterside, Leicester

A major excavation in north-west Leicester continues at the Waterside project. In advance of redevelopment, a series of archaeological investigations have revealed fresh discoveries...

An unusual lamp from a recently discovered villa at Stoke Gifford,...

A recent website story described the recent discovery of a Roman villa and associated features at Stoke Gifford, South Gloucestershire. The most intriguing artefact...

A cut too far

Down the road in Birmingham, just a couple of months ago, Theresa May declared that “Austerity is over.” But in early December - the...