Join our team as we explore one of the oldest-known Roman settlements north of the Humber
Explore the objects and artefacts from our recent excavations...in 3D
The fieldwork is complete, and the results are in! Read the reports, explore the archives, and learn more about the amazing work we've done on some very special sites.
This step-by-step course will guide you through what archaeologists do and how you can get involved!
Archaeology isn't just for adults! This course is for kids and teens who want to be the archaeologists of the future.
Photogrammetry is an essential skill for any archaeologist who wants to record or share their discoveries online.
Our fab archaeology merch: dig team tee-shirts, Tatty Devine jewellery range, tote bags, and more!
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Sector-leading innovations for archaeological workflows, public engagement and impact.
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Crowdfunding is not about the money - it's about the power of the crowd.
According to Wikipedia (how did we ever live without it?), the expression “pay it forward” is used to describe the concept of asking that a good deed be repaid by having it done to…
….barely! Epic night. Here’s a piccie of Project Director Brendon Wilkins at our first-ever public appearance! Ain’t he handsome?
A fantastic article that makes us go all gooey inside, outlining all that existential stuff that we haven’t had time to talk about yet!
We’re still in our pyjamas after last night’s party, and we’ve woken up to a story in the BBC, another on Past Horizons, and a social media onslaught. It’s wonderful!
If you’re reading this, that means we’ve finally gone live! We’re celebrating in London this very minute, and looking forward to sharing all the news! Check back tomorrow for party pics and more…
Mike Bamforth started his archaeological career in the mid-1990’s at Flag Fen, and has recently joined DigVentures as one of our key staff members on the Flag Fen Lives project. We thought it would…
Welcome to the Site Hut (otherwise known as the DigVentures Blog!) It’s not just for news or stories from our digs – our team of archaeologists dig up all the latest news from around…
So, you’re on your first archaeological dig, and you spot a piece of pottery. What clues can tell you if it’s Roman? And how can you tell what type of pot it once was?
Keep up with the latest fun, facts & features from the world of archaeology.
Groundbreaking discoveries from archaeologists around the world
Fantastic finds from DigVentures own crowdfunded and crowdsourced excavations
Archaeology-themed activities you can try at home, plus tips, tricks, and fieldwork hacks from the DigVentures team
Archaeology documentaries, talks and mini-series we've filmed - with help from our community
Explore our online collections and previous exhibitions... in 3D!
Final Reports, Project Designs, academic papers, and the official detail on everything we've found so far
Join our team as we trace the history of Viking raids at one of the most famous archaeological sites in Britain
Courses for anyone who wants to learn more about archaeology, and have fun while they're doing it!