Archaeological fieldwork throughout Leicestershire


talks, trips, local groups

Melton Fieldworkers Group

Wednesday 27th March, 7.30pm. Industrial Archaeology in a Rural Community. A talk by Em. Prof. Marilyn Palmer at Melton Carnegie Museum.
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Festival of Archaeology

Discover your local heritage with the Festival of Leicestershire and Rutland Archaeology, part of the national Festival of Archaeology. Saturday 29th June – Sunday 28th July, 2019
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The Enderby Shield

Thursday 21st March, 7.30pm. The Enderby Iron Age Shield. A talk by Matthew Beamish of ULAS. Lecture Theatre 2, George Davies Centre, Uni of Leicester.
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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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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…

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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.