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It’s DigVentures’ first trip to the US! Join us in the beautiful Berkshire mountains as we begin investigations at one of the very first Shaker settlements in the country. This utopian religious group fled England in the 1770s – what evidence is left of their mysterious lives? Join this dig to help us find out!
Iron Age people are famous for building enormous hill forts. Why did they spring up and what were their function? New research is showing that it really isn’t as simple as you think. Choose this dig if you want to help find the answer to one of the biggest questions about Iron Age Britain. More info coming soon.
It may be one of the most iconic sites in English history, but the exact location of King Oswald’s monastery remains unknown. Last year, we found some tantalising clues, including the famous Anglo-Saxon namestone. Dig places are now SOLD OUT, but you can still join the crowdfund and help us dig deeper into this 1,000 year old mystery.
Archaeology isn’t just for adults! This one-day DigCamp at Lindisfarne gives parents and children a very special opportunity to be part of the excavation team searching for one of Britain’s most iconic sites – the original Anglo-Saxon monastery once raided by the Vikings.
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.
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.
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.
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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