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Colchester Young Archaeologists’ Club: June ’17

On Saturday (17th June), the Colchester Young Archaeologists’ Club (YAC) held their June meeting in the Millennium Hall of St Botolph’s church in Colchester. Colchester YAC organiser Barbara Butler writes: ‘… Eighteen YAC members congregated in the Millennium Hall. Seven of them had enjoyed meeting up last weekend at the Colchester Roman circus centre for the […]

Colchester Young Archaeologists’ Club: May 2017 meeting

The Colchester Young Archaeologists’ Club (YAC) met in Colchester Castle park for their May meeting on Saturday (20th May). Colchester YAC organiser BB writes: ‘… Mark Davies, a former curator at Colchester Castle Museum, set a quiz for the YAC. In four teams with five members and a volunteer leader in each team, the young […]

Colchester YAC and their April 2017 meeting

The Colchester Young Archaeologists Club (YAC) held their April meeting here at the Colchester Roman circus visitor centre on Saturday morning (22nd April). Colchester YAC organiser Barbara Butler writes: ‘… We were privileged to have some expertise from the Colchester Archaeological Trust (CAT) at our April meeting. Trust archaeologist Laura Pooley showed us some fragmentary […]

Colchester Young Archaeologists’ Club: March meeting

On Saturday (18th March), the Colchester Young Archaeologists’ Club (YAC) met here at the Roman circus centre for their March meeting. Colchester YAC organiser Barbara Butler writes: ‘… We had 17 Colchester YAC members at our meeting on Saturday. Our theme was clothing and armour, and we all discussed our favourite periods of history and […]

Colchester Young Archaeologists’ February meeting

On Saturday (25th February), 20 members of the Colchester Young Archaeologists’ Club (YAC) met here at the Roman circus centre for their monthly meeting. Colchester YAC organiser Barbara Butler writes: ‘… We were pleased to welcome three new members at the meeting. We were also delighted that Trust archaeologist Adam Wightman was able to return, […]

January 2017: Colchester Young Archaeologists’ Club

On Saturday (21st January), the Colchester Young Archaeologists’ Club (YAC) met for their first session of 2017 here at the Roman circus centre. Colchester YAC organiser Barbara Butler writes: ‘… The Colchester YAC took their time-line back 100,000 years at their first meeting of 2017. They were pleased to have the help of Trust archaeologist […]

Colchester Young Archaeologists’ Club: December 2016

On Saturday (10th December), the Colchester Young Archaeologists’ Club (YAC) held their December meeting here at the Roman circus centre. Colchester YAC organiser Barbara Butler writes: ‘… We held the final meeting for the Colchester YAC in 2016 on the 10th December. Archaeologist and YAC volunteer Kate Clover led our rendering of the song ‘The […]

Colchester Young Archaeologists’ Club at the Roman circus centre

On Saturday (19th November), the Colchester Young Archaeologists’ Club (YAC) held their November meeting here at the Colchester Roman circus centre. Colchester YAC organiser Barbara Butler writes: ‘… A lively group of 21 members of Colchester’s YAC went back in time at the Roman circus centre on Saturday. Organised by archaeologist Kate Clover (of Archaeology […]

Colchester Young Archaeologists’ Club: October ’16 meeting

On Saturday 15th October, the Colchester Young Archaeologists’ Club (YAC) held their October meeting here at the Roman circus centre. Colchester YAC organiser Barbara Butler writes: ‘… There were nineteen YACs at our meeting at the Roman circus centre, including seven new members. We all introduced ourselves and our favourite periods of history. Then we […]

Colchester Young Archaeologists’ Club: on site in September

On Saturday (17th September), the Colchester Young Archaeologists’ Club (YAC) enjoyed their annual excavation session on site with the Colchester Archaeological Group (CAG). The site is near Fordham and the CAG think that it may be the site of a Roman villa. Colchester YAC organiser Barbara Butler writes: ‘… The Colchester YAC found their way […]

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