Latest Blog entries

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.

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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Writing on the wall: memories, wishes and feelings caught in time, in Kent

20/03/2020   |   Tijana Cvetkovic

CITiZAN volunteer Tijana Cvetkovic's detective work on some First World War graffiti we recorded together near Sandwich, Kent

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Food culture and the intangible heritage of the North

19/03/2020   |   Andy Sherman

Food plays a big role in any regions identity and a place's intangible heritage. Think of a piece of delicious Caerphilly cheese from Wales or a scrumptious, piping hot Cornish pasty. This blog looks at some of Team North's favorite dishes from the North of England.

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Blitz defence at Formby

02/03/2020   |   Andy Sherman

By the beginning of the 20th century Liverpool had developed into one of the largest ports in the United Kingdom and as the Second World loomed on the horizon Merseyside was of vital importance to the country. As a result the ports on the Mersey and the surrounding area were heavily bombed. This blog describes one of the defences built in Formby in an effort to protect Bootle Docks.

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