Venturer profile: John Cooper


John Cooper

DigVenturer John came to Flag Fen last year. Here he tells us why he is looking forward to coming back for more…


“I joined the Time Team club as a new hobby and attended all 3 of the weekend digs. I’ve always been interested in history, and working on the digs was really enjoyable and I wish they had done more. I found out about DigVentures’ dig at Flag Fen on facebook, from fellow Time Club members. Eager to learn more, I signed up for a week… but now I wish I’d done all 3! Everything was interesting: the trenches, the people and the special guests. After a hard days digging, sitting in a roundhouse around a fire was wonderful. It made me think that it must have been this way for thousands of years; a community talking, drinking and laughing together in a warm, dry space after a hard days graft.

Looking forward to July.”

Thanks John! We’re glad you enjoyed Flag Fen last year. 

Join John and the rest of the team this Summer by clicking here.

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