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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Roman Irchester talk

PLEASE NOTE: TALK CANCELLED Thursday 19 March 2020. The Roman town of Irchester, Northamptonshire. A talk by Ian Meadows
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news, fieldwork, events

Museum Talks

Talks organised by Hinckley & District Museum for 2020. Upper schoolroom, Great Meeting Chapel, Baines Lane, Hinckley
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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

Despite the incredibly wet end to 2019 University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS) have been in the field with a number of important sites.…

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…

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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.