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Elmswell Farm, Yorkshire, UK 14th-20th August 2017

What have a lost medieval village, a Bronze Age Beaker burial, sixteen Roman denari and some Anglo-Saxon pottery got in common? That’s right, they’ve all been found right here at Elmswell Farm. Choose this dig and help kick off a proper archaeological investigation.

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DigCamp – Elmswell Farm, Yorkshire 19th August 2017

Archaeology isn’t just for adults! This one-day DigCamp at Elmswell Farm gives parents and children a very special opportunity to be part of the excavation team delving 4,000 years into Yorkshire's past.

Morecambe Bay, Lancashire, UK 12th - 17th September 2017

The northwest has been dismissed as a Bronze Age blank spot for far too long. Choose this dig to help set the record straight and prove that it was actually a complex ritual landscape, full of burial mounds and impressive offerings. Let’s show ‘em! More info coming soon.

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Secret Location, Scotland Dates TBC

We’re still figuring out the details on this one so we’ll leave you with a clue for now: it’s a sister site to somewhere else we’ve been digging, and is legendary for miracle-making otters. If you’ve guessed it, keep it to yourself.

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