Dig Season 2021 is coming! Family, Friend and DVIP Subscribers: check your inbox for your special invite to get priority booking from 10am GMT on 01 Dec. Everyone else, check back on 08 Dec. In the meantime, take a look at What’s On to see our upcoming digs and online events. Or read about our Safe Dig policies in response to Covid-19. If you have a place rolled over from 2020, we have already emailed your booking options.

What’s on

See all the digs, talks, courses, festivals and other events coming up at DigVentures

How To Do Archaeology Online Course / Start anytime

Want to learn more about the ins and outs of doing archaeology? If you can't get out into the field, this 6 week course will teach you everything from how archaeologists decide where to dig, to what happens to all the finds. It's like attending an archaeology fieldschool, but it's online!

Become a DigVentures Digital Subscriber to gain unlimited access to all of our online courses, for as long as you need.

How To Do Photogrammetry Online Course / Start anytime

Learn how to make your own 3D virtual artefacts, monuments and trenches using photogrammetry - a simple, but powerful technique that converts photos into digital 3D models. By the end of this course, you'll know how to turn your photos into 3D models and share them online!

Become a DigVentures Digital Subscriber to gain unlimited access to all of our online courses, for as long as you need.

How To Be a Junior Archaeologist Online Course / Start anytime

Archaeology isn't just for adults! This fun online course is for all the youngsters who want to be an archaeologist when they grow up! We'll show you what archaeologists look for, how we know where to dig, and takes a look at some of our favourite archaeological sites in the world. You'll even get instructions on how to dig your own Garden Test Pit.

Become a DigVentures Family Subscriber to gain access to the course, for as long as you need.

Save the Date: Dig Season 2021 is coming!

There's plenty of archaeology to look forward to in 2021! Our crowdfunded digs will be open for everyone to join, and we'll have plenty of 'Safe Dig' measures in place to keep you safe while we make awesome discoveries together.

Crowdfunding for Lindisfarne and East Yorkshire opens:
01 December 2020 (for Subscribers - you will receive an exclusive email invite)
08 December 2020 (for everyone else - bookings will open on our website)

Romans of East Yorkshire Driffield / 10 - 22 Aug 2021

Explore the early days of Roman Britain, and unearth new evidence from one of the oldest Roman settlements north of the Humber. Spanning the first four centuries AD, this site includes, homes, buildings, mosaics and plenty of pottery. Help us continue investigating the Roman pioneers, as well the lives of those who lived here before, during and after their arrival.

Your options: Join the Dig Team or Finds Team, bring the kids to DigCamp or DigClub, watch online

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Lindisfarne Northumberland / 07 - 26 Sept 2021

Trace the history of Northumbrian monks and Viking raids, and discover new clues at one of the most famous archaeological sites in Britain. Spanning the years from AD 700 - 1100, the site includes part of the monastery that was famously raided by Vikings in AD 793. Help us search for new evidence as we continue our flagship excavation in partnership with Durham University.

Your options: Join the Dig Team or Finds Team, bring the kids to DigCamp or DigClub, watch online


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Digital Venturer

Your chance to stick a virtual trowel in the ground.

  • See all the data appear straight from the trenches in Digital Dig Team
  • Watch all the action unfold from anywhere in the world
  • Communicate with the on-site team directly
  • Get exclusive behind-the-scenes digital access
Field Venturer

Field Venturer

Get in the trenches with our expert team.

  • Learn new field techniques and brush up on what you already know
  • Personal field skills assessment and training plans
  • Learn how to use our world-first digital recording system
  • Perfect for anyone who wants more field experience
Dirty Weekend Venturer

Dirty Weekend Venturer

Two days of action-packed archaeology.

  • Taster sessions for adventurous travellers and the culturally curious
  • Work with professional archaeologists & try specialist activities tailored to the site
  • Learn what it’s really like on an archaeological site after ‘Tools down’!
  • No experience needed – we’ll teach you all you need to know

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