A rare 6th – 7th century silver-gilt sword pommel cap found in Scalford has gone on display at Melton Carnegie Museum.
Find out more about the 2019 Festival of Leicestershire and Rutland Archaeology, the UK’s largest archaeology festival! 29 June – 28 July
University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS) have, as usual, been the most prolific archaeological contractor locally. The Waterside Development, where a large area in the north west of the walled town and in the suburb to its north is to be developed, has continued to be a busy area with work undertaken as buildings are […]
Peter Liddle MBE, former County Archaeologist, regularly runs short 6 week courses around the County on archaeology in Leicestershire and Rutland. If you have a group or venue that would like to run these courses please contact Peter as below. The courses cost £30 per person for the series or £6 per person for individual lectures […]
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 groups who are already walking or excavating as they will provide training. Groups who are currently active include Hallaton, Hinckley, Oakham, Croxton Kerrial (FLAG), Lutterworth, Oadby and Wigston. […]