Important update on 2020 season

At SHARP, the health, safety and wellbeing of all who come to work and study with us is of the utmost importance. In light of the fast-moving and challenging events presented by Coronavirus (COVID-19), we have sadly decided to cancel our 2020 excavation season in order to help prevent the spread of the infection and to protect the local community which is our home during the summer. We have not taken this decision lightly but during this period of uncertainty, health and safety considerations outweigh the love of archaeology which we all hold dear. The decision was made ever harder, against the background of the events we had planned to celebrate our 25th anniversary season. Since 1996 we ha

And the work goes on outside the season too!

It may only be February but preparations are well underway for this year’s season – our 25th ! Last weekend (aka Storm Ciara weekend) saw most of the Committee making it to Sedgeford for one of the regular meetings that we have during the year. Those who couldn’t physically be there, joined the meeting via Skype – such is the dedication of your Committee! But when it wasn’t raining, we managed to not only check that Trench 23 was still nice an cosy under her terram covers and sandbags, but also started to paint both the enviro cabin and the new finds hut (this arrived last season and was disguised as a ‘car wash’) – more painting still needs to be done, and the finds hut needs a bit more in

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