Archaeological fieldwork throughout Leicestershire


talks, trips, local groups

What’s On 2021

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 12 April 2021
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news, fieldwork, events

Digital talk videos

During the recent pandemic, the Fieldworkers moved our lecture series online. Here are recordings of some of our digital talks.
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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

GROUP NEWS Oadby and Wigston Fieldworkers are still holding their monthly meeting, albeit via Zoom, with a speaker – Iain Jones gave their most …

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.