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CAT KITs go to Canterbury Festival
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On Saturday 24th October, participants at one of Canterbury Festival’s creative writing workshops can get creative with some of our finds from the past. Local historical fiction author, Truda Thurai is borrowing a CAT KIT of original finds which it is hoped will inspire! The workshop will be followed by Invention vs Accuracy in Historical Fiction Writing, a panel debate between […]


Booking opens for Medieval Canterbury Weekend 1st – 3rd April 2016
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Full details of the Medieval Canterbury Weekend are now available on the Canterbury Christ Church University website http://www.canterbury.ac.uk/medieval-canterbury Tickets: £10.00 per event, FCAT members £8.00 per event Tweet


Canterbury’s Archaeology 2013–2014
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Our latest Annual Review arrived from the printer last week. Click on the images below to get a taster of what’s inside – ranging from Iron Age gold coins to five-toed chickens. More details and buy via PayPal. Tweet


Canterbury’s Archaeology 2013–2014

Canterbury’s Archaeology 2013–2014 [LOOK INSIDE at issuu.com] Excavation The name of the settlement we now know as Canterbury – Durovernum Cantiacorum – first appears in the history books during the middle of the second century AD, but archaeology has shown that there was a settlement here long before that. How did the earliest settlement at […]


No 10. Outside the Town: Roman industry, burial and religion at Augustine House, Rhodaus Town, Canterbury

No 10. Outside the Town: Roman industry, burial and religion at Augustine House, Rhodaus Town, Canterbury Richard Helm (2014) Outside the Town describes discoveries made between 2006 and 2009 during excavations immediately south-east of Canterbury’s Roman town wall. Situated within sight of Watling Street and the main entrance into the town from the Roman port […]


Early Iron Age Settlement, Canterbury

Early Iron Age Settlement, University of Kent, Canterbury During the spring and summer of 2013 Canterbury Archaeological Trust investigated an extensive early to middle Iron Age (600–100 BC) settlement on land to the west of the University of Kent, Canterbury (centred on NGR 613689 159411).  The work was commissioned by the university prior to the construction of […]


Canterbury’s Archaeology 2012–2013

Canterbury’s Archaeology 2012–2013 [LOOK INSIDE at issuu.com] Excavation our field team uncovered some remarkable archaeology on a huge variety of sites. Here we explore discoveries from the Neolithic, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Roman and Anglo-Saxon periods The Meads, Sittingbourne Claxfield Farm, ­Lynsted St Edmund’s School, Canterbury Wincheap, Canterbury St Margaret’s at Cliffe, Dover Building recording […]


St George’s Place, Canterbury
Image Galleries: year in pictures 2012.

St George’s Place, Canterbury


St George’s Place, Canterbury
Image Galleries: year in pictures 2012.

St George’s Place, Canterbury


St George’s Place, Canterbury
Image Galleries: year in pictures 2012.

St George’s Place, Canterbury