Fancy learning archaeology hands-on, excavating in the outer bailey of the medieval Nottingham Castle? Our training excavation uncovers new information about the castle site while offering people of all backgrounds the opportunity to get involved in archaeology.
Through close tutor support and carefully designed hands-on workshops all trainees will be excavating within an hour – including absolute beginners!
We Dig the Castle is for people with all levels of experience, whether you are working towards a qualification in archaeology, are a Time Team fan, or just want to try something new.
Gain skills in areas including excavation techniques, site recording, survey and laser scanning, post-ex, and processing artefacts and environmental samples.
Book the length of training and dates that suit you – we offer from 1-2 day taster sessions right up to 1-5 week placements. Weeks can also be split, around your commitments.
Plus a special Saturday training session on 5 August.
Ages 14-plus (under-16s with an adult).
We Dig the Castle family day on Sunday 23 July – watch out for more information and booking (advance booking required).
Times and prices are subject to change. Contact venue before setting out.
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