Archaeological fieldwork throughout Leicestershire


talks, trips, local groups

Festival of Archaeology

Find out more about the 2019 Festival of Leicestershire and Rutland Archaeology, the UK's largest archaeology festival! 29 June - 28 July
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CBA EM workshop

CBA East Midlands Community Archaeology Training Workshop. Saturday 22nd June, Lakeside Art Centre, University of Nottingham.
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news, fieldwork, events

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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Richard III Portrait

One of the most popular pictures in the National Portrait Gallery Collection, the iconic portrait of Richard III is coming to New Walk Museum.
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NEW: Roman Leicester

New book by Giacomo Savani,Sarah Scott and Mathew Morris explores the nature of everyday life in Leicester under the Romans.
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archaeology in Leicestershire and Rutland

Excavation News Leicestershire

University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS) have, as usual, been the most prolific archaeological contractor locally.  The Waterside Devel…

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.