Marvellous Monday - Festival of Archaeology

Always wondered what archaeologists actually do? Now's your chance to find out.

Tent open on three sides containing equipment needed to carry out archaeological digs in the 19th century


Monday 25 July

Visitor information


11am - 3pm, drop in


Free activity, donations welcome

Age suitability:

5-12 years; younger siblings welcome to join in


Find out what archaeologists do to something they find in the ground. Have a go at sorting and cleaning Roman artefacts.

Discover History will be leading on activities such as drawing features on site using scale, drawing and recording objects that they've brought with them and also surveying a site using Victorian methods.