CRP Summer Dig 2021 – Dates For Your Diaries

CRP Summer Dig 2021 – Dates For Your Diaries

We are delighted to confirm the dates for our 2021 summer excavation which are Saturday 14 August to Sunday 28 August.  The site set-up (fencing, marquee, toilets, tools, etc.) will be in week beginning Monday 9th August. This will be our 3rd and probably final year...
CRP in Current Archaeology

CRP in Current Archaeology

current_archaeology Caistor Roman Project – a community archaeology group centred around the Roman town of Venta Icenorum at present-day Caistor St Edmund in Norfolk – received an unexpected morale-booster in August: an emergency grant from the National Lottery...
CRP Winter Talks

CRP Winter Talks

As we are unable to meet as normal this winter, we set up a series of online CRP members’ talks. The programme this winter was: Wed 27th Jan 7.30pm CRP Winter Briefing Will Bowden and Mike Pinner will lead a session looking back on 2020 and forward to the 2021...
BBC Online

BBC Online

The BBC Online article went live on 14 September this year, on the BBC website here and generated further publicity.  Below is the list of coverage: The Times, Monday 14 September 2020 Eastern Daily Press, Monday 14 September 2020 Times Radio, Will Bowden interviewed...
The barn

The barn

The barn is now closed for general activities until springtime. All the finds from the dig in the Caistor Hall Hotel have been cleaned, counted and weighed. This was due to the excellent turn-out over the last few weeks (subject to social distancing, masks, etc.) and...
Roman Britain and where to find it

Roman Britain and where to find it

‘Roman Britain and where to find it’ by Dr Denise Allen and Mike Bryan (£19.99) The 256 pages of this book do exactly that. Written by the director of an archaeology tour company (Allen) and a publisher only now studying Roman archaeology (Bryan) the...