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.

Ears to the sea: sound mirrors of south east England

12/02/2016   |   Lara Band

Along the east and south coast of England, in various states of survival, are the remains of concave concrete listening posts dating from the late 1910s - early 1930s. The south east team have been visiting some of those in their area.

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From Prehistoric Footprints to the First Lifeboat Station

28/01/2016   |   Andy Sherman

Discover the incredible archaeology along the Sefton Coastline. These range from prehistoric footprints through to the tar dumps created in the 50s and 60s. This is also the site of Formby lifeboat station, the first lifeboat station in England to rescue people from the treacherous sea which claimed many vessels.

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Archaeology 101

28/10/2015   |   Ken Parker (Citizan volunteer)

What does CITiZAN training involve? This blog is written by a volunteer and they explain what they learnt from the training session Archaeology 101.

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Turn the Tide: First Annual CITiZAN Conference is coming to the Yorkshire Coastline

29/09/2015   |   Megan Clement

The first annual CITiZAN Conference is being hosted by Team North in the iconic seaside town of Bridlington on the Yorkshire coast on 10 October. Find out who is due to talk and the up-coming events related to it.

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Coastal Contest Winner Announced!

14/09/2015   |   Oliver Hutchinson

The entries are in and our #CoastalContest has a winner! Last month we asked you to tell us about your favourite coastal sites, and provide a beautiful image to show us why you love it so much. After careful deliberation, we have chosen our winner…

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