We welcome all volunteers regardless of background!
If you have at least three weeks' excavation experience, or an equivalent basic course in field archaeology from SHARP or elsewhere, you can book to take part as a volunteer archaeologist in one of a variety of roles.
Please note that volunteers are allocated depending on the workforce needs of the site, which change regularly, though we will accommodate personal preference wherever possible.
If you have no previous experience in archaeology, it is a requirement to enrol first in a Basic Excavation and Recording Techniques (BERT) course, after completion of which you are welcome to stay on as an excavation volunteer for the cost of facilities only.
Please note: persons aged 14 or 15 are welcome to attend with a parent or guardian accompanying. Ages 16 and 17 may attend unaccompanied with parental or guardian permission.
W/c 27th June, 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th July, 1st August 2021
On Site Full - £230
On Site Concession - £190
Off Site - £110
JOHN HENSBY MEMORAIL BURSARY
The John Hensby Memorial Bursary was established in 2012 to fund two subsidised places annually for diggers who would not otherwise have the opportunity to excavate for financial reasons.
If you wish to apply for the 2021 Bursary, please write a short statement, including the following:
- the reasons why you wish to apply
- the reasons why you believe you are eligible for the Bursary
- whether you wish to undertake a course or be an on-site volunteer
Send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org by 1st March 2021. Successful applicants will be notified in early May.