The Roman Amphitheatre of Chester Volume 1

Just published! The Roman Amphitheatre of Chester Volume 1, by Tony Wilmott & Dan Garner
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CIfA launches important new guidance

The Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (CIfA) has published important new guidance entitled “A Review of the Standard of Reporting on Archaeological Artefacts in England – 24 July 2017”
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Additions to the Links page!

New additions to the Links page include:
The Offa’s Dyke collaboratory: A Research Network for Offa’s Dyke, Wat’s Dyke and Early Medieval Western Britain
Atlas of hillforts of Britain and Ireland
Key to English place-names
The rural settlement of Roman Britain
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Excavations at Moel Arthur

The Clwydian Range Archaeological Group (CRAG) will start excavations at Moel Arthur on Saturday 22nd July 2017.
CRAG will be holding two Open Days at Loggerheads Country Park on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th July to encourage people to visit the site, or join them as excavators.
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Lecture Programme 2017-18

Chester Archaeological Society’s 2017-18 Lecture Programme has been published
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Chester Heritage Festival

Chester Heritage Festival runs from Wednesday 19th July to Tuesday 25th July. There are events for all the family: walks, talks, music, exhibitions and more.
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Please note that many events must be booked in advance by calling 01244 972210

Guided tour of the Amphitheatre and Roman Gardens

As part of the Chester Heritage Festival Peter Carrington will be leading guided tours of the Amphitheatre and Roman Gardens on Thursday 20th July and Saturday 22nd July 2017.
The tour lasts 2 hours starting at 10:30am and is repeated at 2:30, meet at the Amphitheatre entrance nearest to Souters Lane. It is essential to book this free event in advance by calling 01244 972210
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A unique volunteering opportunity at Chester Castle

A chance to get involved in an exciting new pilot heritage experience in Chester. Chester Castle will be opening its doors to the public this summer from 20th July until 3rd September.
Cheshire West and Chester Council are looking for volunteers aged 18+ to engage with visitors and to enhance their experience.
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Volume 86 of the Chester Archaeological Society Journal

Volume 86 of the Chester Archaeological Society Journal has now been published
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Chester History and Heritage Newsletter

The Summer edition of the Chester History and Heritage Newsletter has been published.
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