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.
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Updates from our excavations
Live updates as our team unearths a Roman villa and Iron Age village in the shadow of an impressive hillfort by the River Thames.
It’s time to say goodbye to our trenches at Roman Sedgefield. It’s been six weeks full of Venturers, archaeology and sheep – but just because we’ve stopped digging doesn’t mean it’s over just yet!
With only a week left of our dig at Roman East Park, the field team is feeling the pressure to find out as much about this unique and though-provoking site as possible ...
This week we battled wind, rain and dodgy phone signal as we got through week four of our Roman dig in East Park. But the archaeology never stops, especially at a site like this…
It's Week 3 of the excavation at Roman East Park, Sedgefield. This week our dig has taken a turn as we’ve had to say goodbye to our Venturers, but that hasn’t stopped some amazing archaeology from being found, and some exciting new ideas from forming…
This week, our Roman dig has revealed lots of pottery, plenty of postholes, and an almost-complete vessel.
Every archaeological site has its mysteries, and the Roman town buried at East Park is a tough nut to crack
An early medieval smithy, a handful of coins, and a burial with signs of a fatal headwound
Keep up with the latest fun, facts & features from the world of archaeology.
This August, we're delving into the lives of some of the earliest Romans North of the Humber
The latest information on field season 2020
It's been another stand-out year for archaeology
Over 300 Yorkshire locals joined the dig at one of England's biggest castles
Rolling coverage as we unearth the castle's medieval gatehouse
Halt, who goes there?!
A collection of rare Anglo-Saxon stone sculptures, which are unique to the North East of England, are going on display for the very first time. Etched in Stone: Anglo-Saxons in the North East is…
It's perfectly placed to be a Roman 'mansio'.
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
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