Training Digs

Training Digs

Our next training dig will be held in the summer of 2020 at our “Autumn” site, Bexley, Kent. Once a date has been set, we will update this page.

Excavators from outside the Group are very welcome to join us for our training dig. Minimum unaccompanied age is 18. All excavators will have the opportunity to experience the basic main tasks associated with an excavation under the supervision and guidance from Field Officers of Bexley Archaeological Group’s Field Unit. The excavation is very hands on, the week will also include talks on pottery, clay pipes, finds processing. Tasks carried out during this training excavation will include:

  • Excavation
  • Finds Processing
  • Surveying
  • Site Drawing
  • Finds Drawing
  • Geophysics

The fee for the week also includes annual membership to Bexley Archaeological Group, insurance, Certificate of Attendance and administration costs. 

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