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We are a community archaeology group for the wider Waveney Valley, from Diss to Lowestoft and beyond.

No experience necessary, just curiosity. Come and join us!




Archaeology books available.

The group has received the very generous offer of a collection of archaeology books and magazines. The collection includes a number of academic journals and site reports together with more... Read More


January Meeting – It’s Quiz Time

It’s quiz time again, so get a team together and come along. There will be fabulous prizes to be won*, so come one, come all. Once again, there’ll be questions on everything under the sun, not just archaeology and history (though there will of course be some of those), so... Read More

Dig the Spig 2016

Over this August Bank Holiday weekend we will be digging the site of a Second World war spigot mortar position on Harleston Recreation Ground.  Spigot mortars or Blacker Bombards were issued to the Home Guard from 1941 as anti tank weapons in the event of a German invasion. Harleston was... Read More

July Meeting – Jude Plouviez on the Romans in Suffolk

Jude Plouviez was, until her recent retirement, Senior Archaeological Officer at Suffolk County Council. Jude specialises in the Roman period and will be talking to us about the Romans in Suffolk and their impact on the Waveney Valley. During her career at Suffolk County Council Jude co-authored an account of... Read More

June Events (and Pay Your Subs Time Again)

Eighth in the East Festival Weekend, 18th-19th June The first thing coming up this month is the Eighth in the East Festival weekend on 18th-19th June at University Campus Suffolk in Ipswich. As you know, we’ve been working with Eighth in the East for a couple of years now carrying... Read More