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Corporate structure

Canterbury Archaeological Trust is both a registered charity (charity number 278861) and a limited company (company number 1441517). The principal purpose of the Canterbury Archaeological Trust as set out in its Memorandum and Articles of Association (1975) is ‘to promote the advancement of public education in the field of archaeology’. The Trust is a Registered […]


Charitable activities

The principal purpose of the Canterbury Archaeological Trust as set out in its Memorandum and Articles of Association (1975) is ‘to promote the advancement of public education in the field of archaeology’. The charity pursues this objective through a wide range of activities, including active involvement in archaeological fieldwork and research throughout south-east England and […]


Public interest

If you have a personal passion for Archaeology or History we hope you will find something of interest to you here. If you run a club or interest group have a look at the resources in the Schools section. ‘Older’ readers new to a subject, may also find the material aimed at younger people to be […]


Further/Higher education

You may also like to look at the Schools section of this website. Material aimed principally at young people is often suitable for older readers in search of an accurate (and digestible!) introduction to a subject. The Archaeology in Education Service (AES) Aims of the AES and what it can currently offer teachers, tutors, students […]


Schools

You are encouraged to browse the entire zone. Material aimed principally at young people is often perfectly adequate for older readers in search of an accurate (and digestible!) introduction to a subject. The Archaeology in Education Service (AES) Aims of the AES and what it can currently offer teachers, tutors, students and pupils in Kent. […]


Research and reports

The Trust undertakes threat-led research on a daily basis through development funded work in response to UK planning policy which protects the nation’s historic environment. We also design and conduct research for community heritage projects, and are increasingly engaged in work driven by research questions alone (see research projects). We have played a key role […]


Learning about our past

The Trust’s primary charitable aim is to ‘promote the advancement of public education in the subject of Archaeology’. One way in which it achieves this is through its Archaeology in Education Service with a range of learning opportunities. We also undertake outreach, presenting at public events such as exhibitions and conferences.  Members of staff give talks […]