News & blogs
News about the project is distributed to members via the Caistor Clarion, an email newsletter that normally goes out approximately once a month (and more frequently if there is a lot going on). News of wider public interest is also posted here.
POTTERY WORKSHOP REVISITED
A handful of photos from the pottery workshop with Dr Alice Lyons where 35 CRP members gathered in Tasburgh Village Hall for a day that was much more fun than these photos suggest.
CRP BARN REOPENS FOR SPRING on 30th MARCH
The CRP barn at Kirby Bedon will reopen on Thursday 30th March. Following the pottery workshop last Friday we will be cataloguing the pottery from the 2022 summer excavation at Friston Field Sessions are on Monday, Thursday and Saturday mornings from 9.30 to 12ish...
Dr Alice Lyons Pottery Workshop 24th March
Dr Alice Lyons will lead a pottery identification workshop for CRP members at the CRP Barn on Friday 24th March from 10am to 3 pm. This will be a popular event and numbers will be limited so please contact Andy Woodman firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a place.
Bone Identification workshop
There will be a Bone Identification workshop with Paul Clarkson on the 27th March from 9.30 – 12 ish at Great Moulton Chapel. Some of you will have attended the excellent presentation given by Paul, who did the professional report on the 2016 bone assemblage from...
News from the members’ meeting on 22nd February.
Since some members were unable to access the Zoom link, this is a quick summary of the news that was discussed. The barn. Due to rising costs it will be necessary to move from our present premises in the near future and seek new arrangements. We have been offered...
ALAN PASK TO STEP DOWN AS CHAIRMAN OF CRP
ALAN PASK TO STEP DOWN AS CHAIRMAN OF CRP Alan has decided to step down as our Chairman after the members briefing on 22 February. Having been Chairman for 11 years, and overseen huge developments in our work, Alan feels it's time to step aside. The time is right as...
Barn Closed for Winter
The post-ex work at the barn has been completed for 2022 and so the barn will now be closed for the winter. Many thanks as always to all who took part in processing what was a large amount of finds from the summer dig. We will reopen next year to start the cataloguing...
MEMBERS’ BRIEFING – NOW Wednesday 22ND February!
NEW DATE FOR MEMBERS’ BRIEFING - NOW Wednesday 22ND February! Caistor Roman Project’s annual report back to members has had to be changed to 22 February 2023 as the hotel could not manage our preferred date. There will be reports from Will Bowden, Alan Pask and Mike...
Dem bones The bone analysis group will be starting on Thursday, 12 January from 9.30 – 12.00. If you would like to join us, please contact Lynda Bradley at email@example.com No experience necessary, just an interest – we have plenty of references books etc. We...
CRP and Current Archaeology Magazine
The November 2022 edition of the Current Archaeology magazine features a very fine article on the summer 2022 excavation to Friston Field.
Landscape Project Update
Wendy Bylett has produced the following update on the CRP Landscape Project. Any new members interested in participation please contact Wendy directly. The Landscape Group was renamed Farmstead Project in 2019 as it encompasses field surveys, landscape history and...
Support from The Veterans’ Foundation
We are grateful and delighted to have received financial support from The Veterans' Association to help our colleagues from the Royal British Legion and Operation Nightingale to participate in CRP activities “The Veterans' Foundation has been set up to help...
2021 Season blog
Back for a third year in the Temple Field, August 2021.
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2020 Season blog
Digging in the paddock behind the Caistor Hall Hotel, August 2020.
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