Events in 2016

CITiZAN archaeologists are holding events all around England. Come see when we'll next be in your area and join us!

Meet the team aboard the MOLA Time Truck

10/12/2016  |  10 a.m.

Harbour Parade, Southampton SO15 1QF

Come meet the team as CITiZAN join MOLA at the opening of the Westquay Watermark centre in Southampton. Have a go on our smartphone app and the young ones can try their hand at excavation in our dig boxes.

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Thames Discovery Programme Foreshore Forum

03/12/2016  |  9:45 a.m.

Greenwich: National Maritime Museum

Join us at the Thames Discovery Programme's annual Foreshore Forum and hear about an amazing range of topics on the Thames. Speakers include members of the Foreshore Recording and Observation Group (FROG), Historic England, Tideway, Thames Clippers and the Port of London Authority as well as Stephanie and Gustav from CITiZAN.

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Illustrated Talk and Guided Walk: Lifesaving on the banks of the Tyne

20/11/2016  |  11 a.m.

North Shields

CITIZAN North will be at the Old Low Light Center to give a talk on lifesaving on the banks of the River Tyne and work done there in the summer season. After the talk there will be the opportunity to go on a walk with a local history and ex-member of the Tynemouth Lifeboat crew to look at some of the remains of the lifesaving infrastructure that still survived in North Tyneside today.

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Training: Coalhouse Fort Park

19/11/2016  |  10 a.m.

Coal House Fort Park

*THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED AND WILL NOW BE TAKING PLACE IN THE SPRING - DATE TBC* A free training event on the archaeologically busy foreshore at Coalhouse Fort Park. You’ll learn more about the history of this fascinating site and develop the skills to record and monitor features and add detail to CITiZAN’s interactive map of coastal and intertidal archaeology.

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Workshop: Exploring East Coast War Channels, 1914-1918

05/11/2016  |  10 a.m.

Scarborough, North Yorkshire

Over a thousand vessels were sunk by German U-boats in the East Coast War Channels during the First World War, though these wrecks, their crews and associated remains are largely forgotten. Fjordr, the workshop's organiser, helps people to explore and record the remains associated with the Channels, and CITiZAN will be contributing to this workshop.

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