Archaeological fieldwork throughout Leicestershire


talks, trips, local groups

What’s On 2020

Talks and events by the Leicestershire Fieldworkers and its affiliated groups, taking place across Leicestershire and Rutland in 2020.
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COVID-19 Guidance

How to do archaeological fieldwork in a COVID-secure way. Guidance for Leicestershire Fieldworkers. Updated 5 November 2020
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Next Fieldworkers Talk

19 November 2020, 7.30pm. Archaeology in a colonial maritime landscape: Roman and Byzantine Akrotiri, Cyprus. Digital talk.
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news, fieldwork, events

50yrs of Archaeology

Digital talk by Peter Liddle looking back on the key archaeological discoveries in Leicestershire and Rutland over the past 50 years.
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The Fieldworker

The Fieldworker is the newsletter produced by Leicestershire Fieldworkers. Read the latest issue hear.
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Rare Anglo-Saxon Sword

A rare 6th – 7th century silver-gilt sword pommel cap found in Scalford has gone on display at Melton Carnegie Museum.
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archaeology in Leicestershire and Rutland

Excavation News Leicestershire

Before the lockdown our friends at ULAS managed, despite the wet weather, to get on with some excavation work, now suspended by the virus. At Shawell …

Peter Liddle’s Lectures

Peter Liddle MBE, former County Archaeologist, regularly runs short 6 week courses around the County on archaeology in Leicestershire and Rutland.  …

Fieldworker Training

A number of Fieldworker training courses are held each year at the University of Leicester and out in the field.  It is also possible to join local g…

Latest Publications

We are pleased to announce that our latest publication ‘Earthworks of South and South-East Leicestershire’ – Market Harborough Distr…

Join Us

Everyone can join the Leicestershire Fieldworkers and participate in local archaeology. Membership is low cost, open to everyone and there are family membership options available.