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Elsyng Royal PalaceForty Hall, Enfield Forty Hall, Enfield, United Kingdom
This summer marks the 20th season of Enfield Archaeological Society’s excavations at Henry VIII’s royal palace of Elsyng in the parkland surrounding the early 17th-century Forty Hall, Enfield. This year’s exploration of this scheduled ancient monument will focus on the inner gatehouse, which would have been one of the largest buildings in the complex.
Archaeology Experience WeekendCopped Hall Copped Hall, Crown Hill, Epping, United Kingdom
Are you interested in learning the basic techniques of excavation and finds-handling, or the principles of geo-physics surveying, on an archaeological site? If so, you can join an Archaeology Experience Weekend run by Copped Hall Trust. Designed for absolute beginners, people of all ages (8 years and above) and backgrounds are welcome.
Sudeley CastleSudeley Castle Sudeley Castle, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Join DigVentures and unearth archaeology fit for a Queen at Sudeley Castle. There are important historical ruins buried in the grounds of the Castle; ruins that hold clues about Thomas Seymour and his love for Queen Catherine Parr, proof of a temporary palace built for Elizabeth I, traces of the power that upheld the Tudor throne, and evidence for the final destruction of Winchcombe Abbey.