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.

Building boats on the Humber

09/04/2020   |   Andy Sherman

During the Victorian period ship building was one of Hull's biggest industry's, the city's shipyards made vessels that sailed and steamed around the world. The Earles brothers founded one of the city's largest shipbuilders, this blog tells a little bit of their story.

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Bantham to Hope Cove - Digital Walking workshop

05/04/2020   |   Aaron Rogers & Grant Bettinson

We were unable to deliver the Bantham to Hope cove walking workshop. However, we were able to mash our minds together and produce this which gives you all the information that would have been in the walk with a few added extras. We hope it will go some way in entertaining and engaging you from the comfort of your deckchairs and sofas.

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Hail & Heritage - Walking Workshop Experience

02/04/2020   |   Aaron Rogers

It was a pleasant enough when we set out on the morning of March 7th, 10 intrepid adventurers keen to explore the south Devon coastline from Start Point to Torcross. The sun was shining, a coastal breeze was blowing, and spirits were high. This lasted all of 5 minutes before, in typical British fashion the weather took a drastic change and started pelting us with hail.

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Intrigue and Opportunity

24/03/2020   |   Grant Bettinson

Nothing focuses the mind on those back-burner tasks like a bit of isolation and quarantine. This blog is about showcasing the footage of the CITiZAN annual conference which was held on the 22nd February at University College London.

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Coastal Landscape Clues: New Brighton

23/03/2020   |   Chris Kolonko

A look at the archaeological clues that survive in the coastal landscape of New Brighton.

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