Our area stretches across the estuary of the Mersey from the River Ribble in the north to the River Dee in the south. We work with local groups to explore fascinating archaeological remains, ranging from prehistoric footprints and submerged woodlands to evidence of the regions rich maritime history.

Upcoming Events

CITiZAN archaeologists are hosting events up and down the country. Check out our upcoming events.

Turn The Tide: CITiZAN 4th Annual Conference

Save the date! The 4th annual CITiZAN conference takes place in the Gustave Tuck lecture theatre, University College London (UCL) on Saturday 22nd February 2020, 9:30 - 17:00. ...

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  • 22/02/2020
  • 9:30 a.m.

Latest Blogs

Find out what the team, our partners and volunteers have been up to in your area in our blogs

Pirates of Druridge Bay

This blog is about Druridge Bay in Northumberland, which stretches for about seven miles of flat, sandy beaches between the villages of Low Hauxley in the North to Cresswell in the...

  • By Angus Stephenson
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  • 26/11/2019

A Man O'War or three on the Mersey

HMS Conway was the Mercantile Marine Service Association's training school for offices in the Merchant Navy. Moored of Rock Ferry in the River Mersey, three vessels carried the na...

  • By Andy Sherman
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  • 17/09/2019

So you go on holiday to get away from it all......

In which a CITiZAN archaeologist goes on holiday and bumps into Scotland's intertidal archaeologists SHARP out on fieldwork........

  • By Lara Band
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  • 29/08/2019

Our Resources

Take a look at this useful set of resources for intrepid foreshore explorers and surveyors.