Summer excavation opportunities with CHAP

Summer excavation opportunities with CHAP

Join the Chilterns Heritage and Archaeology Partnership (CHAP) for a community excavation near Sarratt this summer.

Are you interested in archaeology and looking to volunteer in the Chilterns?

Places are available to participate in a community excavation of the Sarratt lynchets, at Goldingtons, on the River Chess from 27 July through 10 August, 2024. No excavation experience is required, and all tools and training will be provided.

Excavation will be on rugged, uneven terrain. Trenches will be small, and hand dug; a good level of physical fitness is required, but there are many aspects of archaeological investigation suitable for all abilities.

You may sign up for as many days as you like, but if dates are oversubscribed, places will be drawn at random. You may also sign up for multiple dates, but there is no guarantee you will be placed on both/all. Please mention in the comments if you are signing up with other people with whom you  wish to be assigned the same date in the event of oversubscription.

 

If interested, please email CHAP@chilterns.org.uk with EXCAVATION in the subject line, by Tuesday, 23 July, 2024.

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