We are working with community groups in Christchurch, Portsmouth, Langstone and Chichester Harbours to survey and explore the abundant archaeological remains found on the shores of these historic waterfronts - among the most heavily defenced in the country.

Upcoming Events

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

Forton Lake Low tide trail - A slice through Portsmouth's History

This guided low tide trail take you around the skeletal remains of the various 20th century ships and boats...

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  • 20/10/2019
  • 8:30 a.m.

Lost Lives - Citizan Winter Trail - 14th December 2019

Guided walk from Start Point to Slapton sands - 14/12/19...

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  • 14/12/2019
  • 11 a.m.

Lost Lives - Citizan Winter Trail - 15th December 2019

15th December 2019 Part of our series of winter walks, this guided trail with CITiZAN maritime archaeologists will take you from Start Point to Slapton sands....

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  • 15/12/2019
  • noon

Latest Blogs

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

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

Searching for Subtidal Archaeology

Phoebe Ronn writes on how volunteering with CITiZAN and the Thames Discovery Programme led her to take a degree in archaeology at the University of York and focus on lost landscape...

  • By Phoebe Ronn
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  • 31/07/2019

Everything is content

In the first week of July the whole CITiZAN team arrived in Portsmouth to learn how to make videos for social media. Read all about our attempts to be the next Kathryn Bigelow or ...

  • By Chris Kolonko and Andy Sherman
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  • 23/07/2019

Our Resources

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