Due to the effects of the COVID19 pandemic, all digs, talks or workshops scheduled before July 2020 have been postponed. But don’t worry, you can still get your archaeology on! Click here for more info, or view What’s On to see our exciting new programme of online events.

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

Digging on the Danube POSTPONED, near Vukovar, CROATIA 🇭🇷

The banks of the River Danube are one of the most fertile regions in Europe. That's why, six thousand years ago, people came to live here and developed some of the most extraordinary Neolithic and Bronze Age settlements on the continent.

Our friends at the Lovas Archaeology Project and the Archaeological Museum in Zagreb have invited us to come and help excavate.

We're assembling a team of seasoned Venturers to come with us. Together, we'll experience archaeology unlike anything you've seen before, and help a rural community conserve and explore a remarkable part of their history.

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Sudeley Castle (postponed) Sudeley Castle, Gloucestershire (UK)

Sudeley Castle is well known as one of the most beautiful Tudor palaces in England. DigVentures is returning to continue unearthing the remains of long-lost Tudor garden, and the banqueting house built for Elizabeth I. This is one of the most stunningly-situated excavation sites we've ever experienced!

Join the Dig Team, get hands-on in the Finds Room, or watch the discoveries online

Soulton Hall 2020 Dates coming soon! Soulton Hall, Shropshire (UK)

Stunned by the beauty of Shropshire’s rolling landscape, filled with impressive castles, Roman towns and enigmatic standing stones?
This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help archaeologists investigating five mysterious ancient landmarks in the magnificent grounds of Soulton Hall.

If you want to perfect a range of archaeological skills, this dig is for you. As well as finds and excavation, there'll be surveys, and more!

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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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