The DigVentures Flag Fen Lives project is very pleased to announce that we are now able to accommodate group bookings for our field school in summer 2012, from 23rd July -12th August, and can offer a discount of 10% for any group bookings of five people or more – what a great way to spend a day with friends!

A flag iris, from which Flag Fen takes it name!

As part of the field school, we will be working with a team of top-notch Bronze Age and wetlands archaeology specialists – there simply will not be a better opportunity to learn about this unique and challenging type of archaeology. We are also offering a unique lecture programme, and have engaged some of the UK’s top archaeologists to speak, as well as join us in the trenches:

  • Dr Francis Pryor, author and excavator of Flag Fen
  • Professor Emeritus Martin Carver, Editor, Antiquity
  • Professor Timothy Darvill, Bournemouth University
  • Dr Will Fletcher, English Heritage inspector of ancient monuments for Norfolk
  • Professor Vincent Gaffney, Chair in Landscape Archaeology and Geomatics, University of Birmingham
  • Catriona Moore, Director, Edercloon, Republic of Ireland
  • Dr Benjamin Roberts, Curator, European Bronze Age, the British Museum
  • Dr John Gater, Geophysicist, GSB Prospection and Time Team
  • Gerard Twomey and Graeme Young, Bamburgh Research Project
  • Julian Richards FSA, author and broadcaster
  • Mark Knight, Senior Project Officer, Cambridge Archaeological Unit
  • Clive Waddington, Managing Director, Archaeological Research Services Ltd

Please get in touch with us directly at info@digventures.com or on 0208 333 5770 to book your visit, and for any further questions.

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Lisa Westcott Wilkins

Lisa Westcott Wilkins

Co-founder and Managing Director of DigVentures, Lisa makes sure the boxes are ticked, the diggers run on time, and that everyone has a *really* good time along the way. She is responsible for the Americanisms, ridiculously strong site coffee and early morning DV dance parties.

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