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Throwaway bronze?
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Professor Anne Lehoërff  will be giving a public lecture on Friday 1st November ‘Throwaway bronze? The curious practice of Bronze Age Hoards’ at 19:00 at Og46 – Michael Berry Lecture Theatre, Canterbury Christ Church University, North Holmes Road Campus, Old Sessions House, Longport, Canterbury, Kent CT1 1QU. Everybody is welcome. Professor Lehoërff is head of […]


CAT KIT and ARK loans collections

PLEASE NOTE The entire loans service was suspended in May 2018 due to burglaries We are aiming to reinstate the service from September 2019 Touch the Past with a CAT handling kit of real archaeological finds! CAT KITs for Canterbury District schools The first phase of CAT KIT production was a Heritage Lottery funded project. […]


BOAT 1550BC: public lectures
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Next Thursday (22nd August) the first of a series of public lectures, all part of the BOAT 1550BC project, will take place in Dover. Here is the full programme: All at 7pm in the Theatre, Dover Discovery Centre, Town Square, Dover CT16 1PB (except 1st November which will take place in Canterbury) 22 August 2013 An […]


A Town Unearthed

A Town Unearthed ‘A Town Unearthed: Folkestone before 1500′ was a 3-year long community project exploring the history and archaeology of the town. The project focused on making Folkestone’s past accessible to residents and visitors alike and brought together many different individuals and groups. Initiated by Lesley Hardy of Canterbury Christ Church University and Andrew […]


Boat 1550 BC: the launch
Trust Blog Tags: , , Categories: Trust Blog. Tags: Boat 1550 BC, bronze age boat, and The replica Dover boat.

After a busy week in the ‘boat shed’, tomorrow will see the second testing for seaworthiness of the half-size replica of Dover’s Bronze Age boat. Last week the boat was at the centre of hectic activity as the boat builders toiled under the the expectant eyes of press and media gathered for its launch. Amongst […]


A Town Unearthed
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Folkestone before 1500 presents ‘Earth and Vision’ Images of the Archaeology and Landscape of Folkestone 1538–2012 Curated by Bryan Hawkins, Senior Lecturer, Media, Art and Design, Canterbury Christ Church University, this is the first in a series of exhibitions for ‘A Town Unearthed: Folkestone Before 1500’. The exhibition brings together images and artefacts from the archaeological […]


Folkestone Roman Villa
Image Galleries: year in pictures 2011.

Folkestone Roman Villa. Roof tile collapse. Work carried out as part of ‘A Town Unearthed: Folkestone Before 1500’ a Heritage Lottery funded partnership project between Canterbury Archaeological Trust, Canterbury Christ Church University and Folkestone Peoples History Centre.  Additional funding has been provided by the Kent Archaeological Trust and the Roger De Haan Charitable Trust.


Folkestone Roman Villa
Image Galleries: year in pictures 2011.

Folkestone Roman Villa. Rocky road. Work carried out as part of ‘A Town Unearthed: Folkestone Before 1500’ a Heritage Lottery funded partnership project between Canterbury Archaeological Trust, Canterbury Christ Church University and Folkestone Peoples History Centre.  Additional funding has been provided by the Kent Archaeological Trust and the Roger De Haan Charitable Trust.


Folkestone Roman Villa
Image Galleries: year in pictures 2011.

Folkestone Roman Villa. Quernstone fragments. Work carried out as part of ‘A Town Unearthed: Folkestone Before 1500’ a Heritage Lottery funded partnership project between Canterbury Archaeological Trust, Canterbury Christ Church University and Folkestone Peoples History Centre.  Additional funding has been provided by the Kent Archaeological Trust and the Roger De Haan Charitable Trust.


Folkestone Roman Villa
Image Galleries: year in pictures 2011.

Folkestone Roman Villa. Late Iron Age chalk floor. Work carried out as part of ‘A Town Unearthed: Folkestone Before 1500’ a Heritage Lottery funded partnership project between Canterbury Archaeological Trust, Canterbury Christ Church University and Folkestone Peoples History Centre.  Additional funding has been provided by the Kent Archaeological Trust and the Roger De Haan Charitable […]