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Derbyshire Archaeology Day 2017!

Yes, it’s that time of year again already. On Saturday I made the annual pilgrimage to the Pomegranate Theatre in Chesterfield home of Derbyshire Archaeology Day for a number of years now. This year I had an extra reason for … Continue reading

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Greater Manchester Archaeology Day 2016.

Last Saturday saw me in Salford, in the Grade II listed Peel Building of the University to be exact, for this year’s Greater Manchester Archaeology Day. The day’s programme looked to have something of interest for everyone, and so it … Continue reading

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While we’re talking Roman . . .

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Catherine and I had a little road trip this week when we visited some excavations taking place in Derbyshire. First up was a visit to this year’s fieldwork at Castleton, where a team from Castleton Historical Society and students from … Continue reading

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Excavating Roman Derby

Last week I was despatched on a mission – to see how Trent & Peak Archaeology had been getting on with the excavations they were undertaking as part of the Our River, Our City project in Derby. The project is … Continue reading

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Excavating Roman Derby.

Like many towns and cities, Derby has a long history and a surprisingly rich heritage.┬áThe story of Derby, or Derventio as it was once called, largely begins with the arrival of the Romans and their initial militarisation of the area … Continue reading

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