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A Chance to Dig at Stanwick

A new company is offering the opportunity for amateur archaeologists to learn hands-on skills and contribute to a professionally run archaeological research project. The “Udig” team includes names such as [...]

Artis Facsimile – Xmas Sorted!

In 1823 local antiquarian, Edmund Tyrell Artis, started publication of a series of "plates" illustrating his discoveries of ancient buildings and artefacts.

A14 Online Archaeology Talks

Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA) is organising a series of online events which feature the fascinating archaeology of the A14 excavations. 

Archaeology Field School in Wales

The Strata Florida Trust runs an archaeology field school within the precinct of a 12st Century Cistercian Abbey in central Wales. They have asked us whether anyone would be [...]

Prehistoric Fengate

An excavation being undertaken in advance of construction of new industrial units has revealed a prehistoric ring-ditch alongside Edgerley Drain Road in Fengate. It was previously known from aerial [...]

Bite Size – Sawtry Abbey

Sawtry Abbey was the subject of a 10 minute "Open-Mic" talk by Kevin Redgate at the December 2022 FRAG meeting. With his small team from Sawtry History Society he [...]

2022 Excavation of Rutland Villa

The team from Leicester University and Historic England returned to the Rutland Roman Villa site this summer and were not disappointed. A series of trenches across the site were [...]

Rutland Roman Villa and Mosaic

A high status Roman villa has been discovered between Ketton and Luffenham, close to the River Chater, south of Rutland Water. An excavation undertaken by the University of Leicester [...]

FRAG Visit to Crowland Excavation

On Saturday 27th August 30 FRAG visitors joined archaeologists from Newcastle and Sheffield Universities at Anchor Church Field, Crowland. The excavation is seeking evidence to enhance our understanding of [...]

Horningsea Roman Pottery Industry

An important report on the Roman pottery industry in Cambridgeshire is now available online from the Archaeology Data Service. The report by Oxford Archaeology East provides the first complete [...]

Back to Nassington – 2022

A number of FRAG members joined the MidNAG team at Nassington this August. After the disruption of the pandemic years the focus returned to the well defined Roman barn [...]

Volunteers Needed – Peterborough Museum Archives

Peterborough Museum is looking for enthusiastic volunteers with an interest in archaeology and history to join the archaeological archives team. Volunteers will have the chance to handle real archaeological [...]

Hands-on Opportunities

There are opportunities to get involved with geophysics and with excavation this summer. Local societies are looking for volunteers. Whilst our May dig at Fane Road was postponed the [...]

Support Ukraine Archaeologists

Please consider a request from the Archaeological Museum in Poznań to directly support Ukrainian heritage workers who have volunteered with the Ukrainian army. This request has come via FRAG [...]

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