Blog entries in 2020

We encourage everyone involved in the CITiZAN project to contribute to our blog. Whether you're on site monitoring, in a library researching, or conducting oral history projects, we want to hear from you! To submit an article please email your regional CITiZAN Community Archaeologist with your text and up to five images.

Kents Coastal Sound Mirrors digital exhibition

21/10/2020   |   Lawrence Northall

A digital version of the Arts Council funded exhibition & installation "Echoes", which ran as part of the Ramsgate Festival of Sound.

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African-Caribbean prisoners of war at Forton Prison 1796-1800

14/10/2020   |   Abigail Coppins

During the 18th century a military prison stood close to the shores of Forton Lake, a total creek in Gosport, Hampshire. During the 1790s the prison held hundreds of French African-Caribbean men, women and children as prisoners of war. Who were these people and how did they come to be in Hampshire?

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Alnmouth: "A Nice Clean Place"

09/10/2020   |   Angus Stephenson

Alnmouth is a small former fishing village on the Northumberland coast, about halfway between Newcastle and Berwick. Angus describes us what happened there on Christmas Day 1806...

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Lincolnshire Day 2020

01/10/2020   |   S Griffiths

For this years Lincolnshire Day we've pulled together a few updates and blog links from our recent workings in the county. Happy Lincolnshire Day!!

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Sanctuary wood

25/09/2020   |   Andy Sherman

It's red squirrel awareness week! Red squirrels are one of the United Kingdoms most endangered mammals and there are only a handful of refuges for these charismatic creatures across the country. One of those happens to be in and around Formby, so this week we're taking a quick look at the landscape in which they live.

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