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Must Farm award

Must Farm award

Archaeologists announce national award for Britain’s Bronze Age “Pompeii” The Bronze Age settlement of Must Farm, described as “Britain’s Pompeii” was awarded 2016 Best Archaeological Discovery at the British Archaeological Awards this week by an independent panel of archaeologists for uncovering a “lost world” buried deep beneath the Fenland just outside Whittlesey in Cambridgeshire. Uniquely […]
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2016 winners announced

Archaeologists announce national awards for best discoveries in Britain Archaeologists have announced the winners of this year’s British Archaeological Awards showcasing archaeology discoveries up and down the country that reveal new stories of Britain and its people. DCMS Heritage Minister, Tracey Crouch said: “Archaeology is such an important part of our nation’s heritage, helping us […]
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Shortlist released for 2016 British Archaeological Awards

SHORTLIST FOR 2016 BRITISH ARCHAEOLOGICAL AWARDS REVEAL NEW AND EXCITING STORIES OF BRITAIN AND ITS PEOPLE Judges have today released the shortlist for this year’s British Archaeological Awards showcasing professional and community-led archaeology projects up and down the country that reveal the story of Britain and its people in exciting, innovative and engaging ways. Shortlisted […]
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British Archaeological Awards 2014 winners announced

PRESS RELEASE: EMBARGOED UNTIL 17:00 hrs 14 July 2014   The winners of the 2014 British Archaeological Awards were announced today at an exclusive awards ceremony, compèred by Loyd Grossman, Chair of the Heritage Alliance, and Dan Snow, President of the Council for British Archaeology at the British Museum. British archaeologists are world leaders in […]
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Shortlist announced for British Archaeological Awards 2014

A shortlist of entries for the 2014 British Archaeological Awards has been announced today, showcasing the very best in British archaeology. The judging panels for the awards reported a bumper crop of nominations this year reflecting the incredible wealth, diversity and quality of archaeology entries uncovering and presenting the very latest thinking and discoveries right […]
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RT @ArchScot: Off to London today for @BAAWARDSUK Trustees meeting & AGM. The next round of awards will be in 2018 - plenty advanced notice…

Trustees, members and sponsors are heading to London for the British Archaeological Awards AGM @SocAntiquaries today #archaeology

RT @YorkshireMuseum: The archaeological site of #StarCarr has uncovered some amazing #Mesolithic treasures - see some of them in our new Sp…

RT @MuseumofLondon: #TunnelArchaeology opens in one month today. See archaeological objects unearthed by @Crossrail #free https://t.co/6yYJ…

RT @OxbowBooks: Last episode of Britain's Ancient Capital tonight on BBC2 @ 9. Author Caroline Wickham-Jones shared her experience: https:/…

RT @YATFieldwork: Today's excavations of the Bar Walls at Fishergate have turned up some amazing #Viking & #Roman finds including worked an…

RT @AccessCambridge: An update from the ongoing post-ex work @MustFarm https://t.co/hedbcHllJX

Awards’ trustees are meeting today to look at working with partners to share and celebrate British #archaeology

RT @Archaeology_UoS: Barney Devine: key outcomes include involving young people & giving them ownership of their past through engagement #g

RT @ArchScot: Big moon still out over city - on train to London for @BAAWARDSUK Trustees meeting. Lots to discuss today re future of awards…

RT @ArchScot: Off to London today for @BAAWARDSUK Trustees meeting & AGM. The next round of awards will be in 2018 - plenty advanced notice…
Trustees, members and sponsors are heading to London for the British Archaeological Awards AGM @SocAntiquaries today #archaeology
RT @YorkshireMuseum: The archaeological site of #StarCarr has uncovered some amazing #Mesolithic treasures - see some of them in our new Sp…
RT @MuseumofLondon: #TunnelArchaeology opens in one month today. See archaeological objects unearthed by @Crossrail #free https://t.co/6yYJ…
RT @OxbowBooks: Last episode of Britain's Ancient Capital tonight on BBC2 @ 9. Author Caroline Wickham-Jones shared her experience: https:/…
RT @YATFieldwork: Today's excavations of the Bar Walls at Fishergate have turned up some amazing #Viking & #Roman finds including worked an…
RT @AccessCambridge: An update from the ongoing post-ex work @MustFarm https://t.co/hedbcHllJX
Awards’ trustees are meeting today to look at working with partners to share and celebrate British #archaeology
RT @Archaeology_UoS: Barney Devine: key outcomes include involving young people & giving them ownership of their past through engagement #g
RT @ArchScot: Big moon still out over city - on train to London for @BAAWARDSUK Trustees meeting. Lots to discuss today re future of awards…