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.

Discovering Thanet's Coast

19/12/2016   |   Rebecca Little

A blog by Rebecca Little, Apprentice on the Discover Thanet's Coast project about her experience working with CITiZAN at Pegwell Bay, Kent and beyond.

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A Stroll Through Time: Archaeology of the Tyne

16/12/2016   |   Angus Stephenson (Citizan volunteer)

Join CITiZAN and a volunteer for a stroll in words and pictures around the archaeology of North Sheilds and Tynemouth.

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A brief look at the Archaeology of Lifesaving in the North

15/12/2016   |   Megan Clement

Lifesaving in the North was at the forefront when it came to developing it and the archaeology is still present on the coasts today. The blog looks at the first purpose built lifeboat station, the first lifeboat service, the first purpose built lifeboat and the first volunteer life brigade for shore to sea rescue.

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The scourge of the seas: A WW1 German U-boat

06/12/2016   |   Oliver Hutchinson

The CITiZAN team have been working to record certain sites around the coast using photogrammetry to create 3D models. These models can then be explored and investigated with sub-centimetre accuracy safely out of reach of the tides. Photogrammetry has proven useful as part of CITIZAN's rapid recording methodology and we expect to cover a wider range of sites and features next year.

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Canvey Island: Thames Delta

02/12/2016   |   Lara Band

A blog exploring Canvey Island, often overlooked but archaeologically and historically interesting - and well worth a visit.

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