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2017 Events

Our calendar for 2017 is now available in the events section

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Reports from Histon and Impinton BIG DIG 2016 now available

With a significant number of finds the reports into pottery and faunal remains are now available in the events section. Final Reports

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Big Dig Talk – hear about the ancient past of our villages

Thursday the 20th of October at 7:30pm Histon Baptist Church Admission Free Come to hear a talk on the findings from this years BIG DIG.  Individual reports from the various digs can be found on the big dig section of … Continue reading

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Archaeology Group Big Dig Weekend – August 2016

A very productive weekend not only took our tally of test pits to 28 but revealed the original Anglo-Saxon locations of both Histon and Impington, showed the reduction in arable cultivation after the Black Death, the emparkment of the Impington … Continue reading

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JULY 16-17 BIG DIG 2016 Archeology Project

JULY 16-17 BIG DIG 2016 Archeology Project Volunteers and hosts alike showed no reduction in enthusiasm and enjoyment in our fourth digging adventure – graced again by ideal weather. Our grateful thanks to those who made us all so welcome … Continue reading

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June 2016 BIG DIG Archeology Project

Our volunteers enjoyed a fine and very sociable weekend – no rain and not too hot.  Many thanks indeed to everyone who kindly hosted a test pit and made us all so welcome.  The many cups of tea and coffee, … Continue reading

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May 2016 BIG DIG Archeology Project

Your committee are pleased to announce that over 80 people came to enjoy taking part in an extremely successful May BIG DIG on a fine and mostly sunny weekend. We excavated eight test pits – all surprisingly different in character, … Continue reading

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