This field school offers experience in many aspects of archaeological excavation and hands-on training from archaeological professionals in the heart of Sherwood Forest. The field school will explore the history and archaeology of Sherwood Forest, including the designed royal hunting landscape and Palace at its heart.
As well as covering skill requirements for the Archaeological Skills Passport, the field school also provides seminars and demonstrations on aspects such as pottery identification, flint knapping, and the history of ceramics. This course is suitable for all levels of experience; everyone is welcome. Participants aged 15 and over are welcome to attend the field school, those under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
The excavation costs £450 per person, with students (full and part time with NUS) admitted for £350.
Participants attending the course must be aged 15yrs and above. Any participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
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