OH NO! THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO LAMBING ISSUES AT THE PRIMARY DIG SITE, AND THE SURPRISE APPEARANCE OF GROUND NESTING BIRDS AT THE SECONDARY DIG SITE.
WE ARE ALREADY IN TALKS WITH THE LANDOWNER AND MID PENNINE ARTS TO RESCHEDULE THE DIG LATER IN THE YEAR.
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DATE Tuesday 1st – Sunday 6th May 2018
TIME 9:30am – 4:00pm
MEETING POINT Whitworth Heritage Museum
Following on from our hugely popular Spot The Hunter-Gatherers survey, it’s time for the next stage our Spodden Valley Revealed project in partnership with Mid Pennine Arts (with support from National Lottery players, the Ernest Cook Foundation, Newground Together, Lancashire Environment Fund, Whitworth Town Council and Lancashire County Council).
We’re heading to Brown Wardle Hill near Whitworth to excavate an 18th century settlement. Taking part is absolutely FREE, and we’ll teach you all the skills you need to excavate alongside our team. All you need to do is register below, and arrange your own food and transport.