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Bursary applications open soon
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It’s chilly now, but spring IS coming and with it the opening of applications for the Ian Coulson Annual Bursary for Local History and Archaeology in Kent Schools. Teachers at St John’s Catholic Comprehensive School, Gravesend, winners of the 2017 bursary, are currently developing a local history project with their pupils based on the First World […]


St Albans Cathedral – update
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The excavation of the ‘Monks Graveyard’ on the east side of the cathedral has now revealed nine burials probably dating to the twelfth century. The burials are characterised by graves which are anthropomorphic (shaped in the silhouette of a human body) and the buried individuals would have been tightly wrapped in a shroud, as was the […]


Waitrose supports Education work
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Through their Community Matters scheme, Waitrose has donated £264 to the Trust’s development of resources for schools. If you’re a Waitrose shopper, you will know that when you shop in-store you are given a green token to put in one of three ‘good causes’ boxes near the exit. The more tokens an organisation gets, the […]


Monks’ Cemetery, St Albans Cathedral

Monks’ Cemetery, St Albans Cathedral Excavations within the angle of the presbytery and south-east transept of the Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Albans were undertaken from August 2017 to early February 2018. Watching brief work on the installation of new services will be undertaken over the coming months. The works are in advance of […]


St Albans Cathedral
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We will soon have an exciting update for you all from our ongoing site at St Albans Cathedral. In the meantime did you know that the original cathedral was built in 1077 and finished in just 12 years? It was constructed from material taken from the nearby ruined Roman town of Verulamium which is why […]


FCAT lecture: working with military veterans
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Next Thursday, 19th January, Andrew Richardson will talk to the Friends on ‘Archaeology as therapy for military veterans’ and how some of our recent community archaeology projects have supported this initiative. A group of army veterans joined the ‘A Town Unearthed’ dig at East Wear Bay in 2011, as part of Operation Nightingale. That scheme was […]


FCAT Grant form B

FRIENDS OF CANTERBURY ARCHAEOLOGICAL TRUST  FCAT Grant form B Application for FCAT Staff Bursary. The Friends of Canterbury Archaeological Trust welcome applications from CAT staff for bursaries in support of their professional development. Often this will be for attendance at courses or conferences. However, applications for other relevant support can be submitted. You can download […]


FCAT Grant form A

FRIENDS OF CANTERBURY ARCHAEOLOGICAL TRUST  Grant Form A Application for FCAT Grant on behalf of Canterbury Archaeological Trust in respect of the Trust’s general purposes or exceptional activity You can download the PDF form here If this does not display correctly in your browser, open the form in Adobe Reader This free software is available […]


CAT@40 continued …
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There’s a second opportunity to experience a whistle-stop tour of the first 40 years of the Trust on Thursday (10th). Paul Bennett will expand on the ‘CAT@40′ talk which was full to capacity at the Beaney during our ’40 years’ exhibition earlier this year. The talk is being hosted by Waterstones in St Margaret’s Street […]