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.

Return to Orford Ness - a volunteer's view

29/03/2018   |   Valerie

Read CITiZAN volunteer Valerie's summary of working with us at the National Trust property Orford Ness - and see where this can lead!

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Orford Ness: Recording The Street

21/03/2018   |   Lara Band

Read on for news of our latest recording weekend on Orford Ness, a National Trust property on the coast of Suffolk, with a fascinating history and an incredible landscape

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A Roman Trackway in Calshot

01/03/2018   |   Lauren Tidbury

Three years ago a member of the public alerted the Maritime Archaeology Trust to a wooden feature which had become exposed at low tide on the beach near Calshot in Hampshire. It has since been recorded and monitored by CITiZAN volunteers and staff and this week we received results of radiocarbon dating which showed the site to be almost 2000 years old!

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Marsden Bay: a changing coastal landscape

28/02/2018   |   Angus Stephenson (Citizan volunteer)

Marsden Bay is in Tyne and Wear and lies between South Shields and Sunderland. It is now mostly owned by the National Trust. The bay is lined with jagged Magnesian limestone cliffs, below which the sea hollows out caves, so that eventually the cliffs fall into it.

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CITiZAN sets sail for series 2 of Britain at Low Tide

08/02/2018   |   Stephanie Ostrich

After a year long wait, Britain at Low Tide is back for series 2! Be sure to tune to Channel 4 from Saturday 17 Feb at 8pm for the 6-part weekly series featuring amazing archaeological sites being monitored by CITiZAN and SCAPE's Scotland's Coastal Heritage at Risk Be sure to join us on social media on the night where we'll be sharing extra behind the scenes facts, photos and more!

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