Archaeological fieldwork throughout Leicestershire


talks, trips, local groups

CBA EM conference

CBA East Midlands spring conference. Interpreting the Landscape. Sunday 14th April, County Hall, Matlock, Derbyshire.
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Festival of Archaeology

Discover your local heritage with the Festival of Leicestershire and Rutland Archaeology. Saturday 29th June – Sunday 28th July, 2019
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Melton Fieldworkers Group

Wednesday 1st May, 7.30pm. Witchcraft in 17th Century Leicestershire. A talk by Dr Len Holden at Melton Carnegie Museum, Melton Mowbray.
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news, fieldwork, events

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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Bosworth Links Results

Bosworth Links 2018 Test-Pit Results - evidence of Neolithic, Roman and Anglo-Saxon activity found at Market Bosworth community dig.
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New Meeting Venue

Leicestershire Fieldworkers lectures are now held at the George Davies Building, University of Leicester, Lancaster Road, LE1 7HA
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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.