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.

Archaeology and well-being: a survey of volunteers

30/06/2016   |   Sally Gray

"Archaeology has enhanced my well-being," says Sally, UCL post-grad student and CITiZAN and TDP volunteer. She wants to know if you agree! Would you fill out a short survey to help her studies?

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The Reading Room, Beadnell

20/06/2016   |   Katrina Porteous (Local Historian)

A surgeon's science lectures in 1856, a temporary hospital for an epidemic in 1897 and a lucky escape from a blizzard for the coble Jane Douglas in 1894: what do these three events have in common? They all took place in a simple wooden hut in Beadnell.

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Earles Shipyard, Hull: A volunteer's experience

07/06/2016   |   Ken Parker (Citizan volunteer)

A volunteer's perspective of a CITiZAN Training Event on three timber hulks found at Earles Shipyard on the banks of the River Humber.

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Red Sails in the Sunset: Thames sailing barges and their remains at Maldon, Essex

06/05/2016   |   Lara Band

A blog post exploring the history of these unique historic vessels and the fates of five of them now being recorded by CITiZAN.

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Lost and found!: rediscovering the Bronze Age shaft at Belle Tout

19/04/2016   |   Oliver Hutchinson

Centuries after it was carved and decades after it was first recorded, CITiZAN volunteers relocate the long lost Bronze Age shaft at Belle Tout!

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