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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!

 


 

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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... Read More

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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

May Meeting – Matt Law on Snails in Archaeology

Matt is a Lecturer in Geography (Environmental Change and Sustainability) at Bath Spa University. He’s also a part-time PhD student at Cardiff University, where he’s studying the ecological impact of island settlements in the Western Isles of Scotland. As well as all that, he’s an environmental archaeology specialist at L-... Read More

What’s On 2016

Here’ s our programme for the rest of this year, still subject to change and we may squeeze some stuff in if we can. We hope you can make it to some or all of these. April 16th. Anglo-Norman East Anglia, Form, Function and Status with Professor Rob Liddiard Rob... Read More

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