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: The Sefton Coast Beachcombing Festival

30/10/2016  |  10 a.m.


Come and meet the CITiZAN team at the Sefton Coast Beachcombing Festival. Find out more about the archaeology of the Sefton Coast. Bring along your beach finds (archaeological and ecological) and find what they are.

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Training: Heysham Coast

24/10/2016  |  10 a.m.


The aim of this event is to conduct a walkover condition survey, in partnership with the National Trust and Morecambe Bay Partnership, to monitor and identify new archaeological features on National Trust land at Heysham. Come help for a day or for a few.

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Guided Walk: Cleethorpes

14/10/2016  |  10:45 a.m.


Come and experience the 4000 year old prehistoric submerged landscape at Cleethorpes; see the remains of the submerged forest and the eroding peat shelves which in 2015 exposed a prehistoric trackway.

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CITiZAN Annual Conference: Turn the Tide II

08/10/2016  |  9 a.m.

SS Great Britain - Bristol

CITiZAN is holding its second annual conference in the sunny south west this year. If you’re interested in your coastal heritage, in community archaeology or just love the seaside, then come on down. It’s a great day out: you’ll hear a host of inspiring speakers, be treated to lunch and refreshments and you’ll get a chance to visit Brunel’s superbly restored ship, all for just £10.

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Submerged Landscapes - Submerged Forest Recording at Porlock Weir

30/09/2016  |  9:30 a.m.

Porlock Weir, Exmoor

CITiZAN and Exmoor National Park are teaming up to explore the prehistoric landscapes of Porlock Weir. Working with local volunteers we are hoping to enhance the record by creating a plan to compare with those done previously. As always the event is free but spaces are limited so please book in advance to avoid disappointment. The meeting time will be 0930 on Friday morning, place TBC.

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