The Portable Antiquities Scheme is run by the British Museum and has had huge success in systematic recording of archaeological objects found by members of the public in England and Wales.
A free to attend conference is being held in Peterborough at the Key Theatre on 13th September.
The PASt Explorers Project ...
On 14th May Helen O'Hara provided an overview of the archaeology arising from the massive road improvement project. She focused on previously unknown Saxon and Roman sites, but along the length of the new road a vast number of features and artefacts have been discovered.
Now there is a chance for you to participate in a ...
A flint knapping workshop organised by Vivacity took place at Flag Fen on Saturday.
Eight students (including FRAG members) produced arrowheads, stone axes and a variety of sharp blades. However, it soon became clear that we should have started practicing many years before if we were ever to become as proficient as our ...
The FRAG talk in February was about Roman pottery in the Peterborough area - but it was much more than this.
Dr Stephen Upex came armed with a large collection of pottery - grouped into 18 different categories according to style, decoration and date. It was the task of the audience to work out what they were. Just to ...
The sun shone on our latest metal detector training session - and there were some really interesting finds too
FRAG members underwent metal detector training with Steve Critchley.
The training site was a pasture between Peterborough and Stamford, close to a number of ancient features. The emphasis was on learning techniques and on responsible use of metal detectors. Perhaps unsurprisingly finds were mainly everyday objects ...