We explore the rich multi-period remains exposed on the island’s all too rapidly eroding shoreline, and on the lower reaches of the Blackwater and Colne. Our community groups are recording a range of exposed features, including prehistoric trackways, red-hills from the salt-making industry and Saxon fish traps.

Upcoming Events

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

Training with NAS: Prehistoric Intertidal and Submerged Landscapes

As we constantly hear about sea levels rising in the not-too-distant future, it’s important to understand how this has affected our ancient ancestors and how these changes have bee...

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  • 12/12/2020
  • 10 a.m.

Latest Blogs

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

CITiZAN's Young Foreshore Archaeologists

The CITiZAN team have inspired and supported young archaeologists in a variety of ways; here are some of the stories from some budding young archaeologists of the future. ...

  • By O. Hutchinson & S. Griffiths
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  • 15/07/2020

Tweet tweet tweet: conferences and COVID-19

What's a Twitter conference? Read on to find out and catch up on a couple of papers CITiZAN archaeologists gave at one recently!...

  • By Lara Band
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  • 12/06/2020

CITiZAN awarded COVID-19 NERC funding

Although much of the world has been on pause due to the coronavirus, this is not the case on the coast: erosion never stops. ...

  • By Danielle Newman
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  • 05/06/2020

Our Resources

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