(Photograph taken by Rachel Walker-Higgins whilst Gill was a member of the Heeley Heritage Volunteers during excavations in 2011)

Living the Dream – Funding the Final Year

UPDATE:   12th November 2014 Gill exceed the target and is now able to complete her study. Thanks to All of You who donated !   Gill is a...
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The Mystery of the Burned Schooners

The Newshot Ship Graveyard A search on Canmore, the national online database of buildings and archaeological sites, revealed that the “remains of several mud punts...

Newbarns training dig 2015 – Dumfries and Galloway

Annual excavation of prehistoric burial cairns, dating from the Neolithic to Iron Age with later settlement in the Anglo-Saxon and Medieval periods at Newbarns,...
Loch Torridon By Stefan Krause, (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Loch Torridon Fieldschool

Loch Torridon is set in one of Scotland's most spectacular landscapes. A total of 14 early prehistoric sites, findspots and shell middens have been...
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Dig Portobello ( Edinburgh’s Potteries by the seaside)

Dig Portobello is an exciting new community archaeology project from Portobello Heritage Trust, supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund. Portobello...

Last trace of archaeologists found at Hungate, York

That said, there are still a few little signs that we were there... #FarewellHungatepic.twitter.com/ayB3VZiSwA — Archaeology Live! (@ArchaeologyLive) November 28, 2014 Highlights of the dig included...
viking boat burning. Image: Wikimedia

Beowulf by Candlelight

Following the sell-out success of this fantastic performance last year, the wonderful Peter Carrington-Porter returns to the atmospheric surroundings of St Helen’s Church for...

First Annual CITiZAN Conference

The First Annual CITiZAN Conference will be held at The Spa, Bridlington, on the 10th October. The day will run from 9.15am to 4.00pm. Talks will...
Dun Deardail (Richard Webb) / CC BY-SA 2.0

Vitrified Hillfort excavation in 2015

Dun Deardail sits high on a rocky knoll on the west side of Glen Nevis in Lochaber and offers breathtaking views over the surrounding...

Teaching for Employability / Teaching with Texts and Artefacts

Teaching with Texts and Artefacts, 13 June, 12.30pm, Thackray Museum, Leeds This workshop will address the disjuncture between the study of textual and material sources...