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 improves your tool

We've improved the tool in your pocket... We're excited to announce an updated and improved version of the CITiZAN app is now available to download via your app store. Read abou...

  • By Oliver Hutchinson
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  • 31/10/2020

Lloyd's Register HEC & CITiZAN - digital exhibition

An online exhibition looking at Lloyd's Register Foundation's HEC (Heritage Education Centre) & how it is helping CITiZAN's six Discovery Programmes research their heritage & archa...

  • By Lawrence Northall
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  • 26/10/2020

Crafting with CITiZAN on World Youth Day

Aimed at our younger volunteers, Crafting with CITiZAN is celebrating the joy of learning though hands on activities while talking about the impact of sea level change, coastal ero...

  • By Danielle Newman
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  • 12/08/2020

Our Resources

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