Have you ever wondered what archaeologists really get up to? Is it all just digging or is there a lot more to it? The Day of Archaeology project aims to give you a window into the daily lives of archaeologists from all over the world. The first ever Day of Archaeology in 2011 had over 400 contributing archaeologists who made posts on the project website, from those working in the field through to specialists working in laboratories and behind computers, and their

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How would you like to have the Time Team experience in your own back yard? If you live in Folkestone’s Bayle or East Cliff areas, there is a unique opportunity to open a window into the past of your garden. A Town Unearthed will be revisiting the area around the East Cliff and The Bayle, digging test pits. We already have some willing residents but more volunteers are always needed! On the East Cliff we will be opening a series

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Eamonn Rooney will be discussing the life and work of this extraordinary character and how he discovered his story in the Museum archives at the ATU Research Group tonight. UCF at 6.30 Thursday 14th June

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ATU was delighted to welcome Mr and Mrs Denis Miles to the Earth and Vision exhibition launch on April 14th.  Mr Miles had contacted the project after reading the report on the East Cliff excavations published in Current Archaeology last year. Mr Miles’ father  John Aubrey Miles was employed as a draftsman in the Folkestone Borough Engineer’s Office and was seconded to work on the Roman excavation directed by S.E. Winbolt. John was a very good draftsman and was the

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You have just 4 days left to visit A Town Unearthed’s first exhibition, Earth and Vision. The exhibition, which pulls together diverse images and artefacts from the project, finishes on Sunday, May 13th. The exhibition is proving popular. Exhibition stewards report good numbers and overwhelmingly positive comments. As well as members of the public, a number of school groups have also visited. There is something for everyone in this varied and thought provoking, and it’s not too late to take a look.

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The opening of A Town Unearthed's first major exhibition 'Earth and Vision' is less than two weeks away.

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