DigVentures explore the island of Lindisfarne in order to uncover evidence of a lost Anglo-Saxon monastery that played a huge rule in the development of the Christian world.

32 Episodes Available

Season 1 11 Episodes

Season 2 8 Episodes

Season 3 7 Episodes

Season 4 6 Episodes

About the project

Raided by the Vikings, and birthplace of the Lindisfarne gospels, the Anglo-Saxon monastery on Lindisfarne is one of the most iconic sites in early medieval history. And yet, archaeologists are still in the dark about its location. After a few tantalising clues emerged, Dr David Petts joined up with DigVentures to assemble a mixed team of professionals and non-professionals alike to investigate. Finding Anglo-Saxon remains at these locations will provide archaeologists with a wealth of evidence to better understand this transformative period.

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