Archaeological fieldwork throughout Leicestershire


talks, trips, local groups

Bradgate House talk

Thursday 19th September, 7.30pm. Lady Jane Grey's house? Recent work at Bradgate House. A talk by Peter Liddle.
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news, fieldwork, events

Forthcoming Conferences

October 5th: East Midlands Historic Environment Research Framework conference. November 23rd: Sites and skills of the late Ice Age
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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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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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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.