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Media Archive


Press releases

Dig Whitehawk Site Open Day press release 24 July 2014

Results of detailed magnetometer survey press release 3 June 2014

Whitehawk Camp Community Archaeology Project press release 14 April 2014


News articles 

'It is great to see the local community getting involved in its historic treasures.' Article by Jason Kitcat in Brighton and Hove Independent, 29 August 2014

'Digging up city's Neolithic past.' Article by Gareth Davies. The Argus, 25 August 2014

'Come and see Dig Whitehawk in action.' Brighton & Hove news article, 22 August 2014

'Dig Whitehawk Site Open Day' UCL Institute of Archaeology article, 18 August 2014

'Whitehawk Hill dig hopes to shed light on first Brighton inhabitants.' BBC news article, 13 August 2014

'Digging Whitehawk: a volunteer's account of exploring Brighton's Stonehenge.' Brighton and Hove News article, 7 August 2014

'Whitehawk Camp Community Archaeology Project wins Heritage Lottery Fund support.' Council for British Archaeology article, 23 April 2014

'Secrets of Whitehawk Stonehenge to be revealed.' The Argus newspaper article, 22 April 2014 

'Time Team wanted for Brighton dig.' Brighton and Hove news article, 18 April 2014

'Community Project focuses on Neolithic Whitehawk Camp.' Past Horizons article, 17 April 2014


Photo sets, film and audio clips

BBC Sussex interview with Matt Pope, 23 August 2014 (starts 2hrs, 41 mins) 

'Find out who lived in Brighton 5,000 years ago'  Interview with Jon Sygrave on AudioBoo via Brighton & Hove City Council 

'Archaeologists search for clues of Brighton 5,500 years ago' Latest News interview with Jon Sygrave, 14 August 2014  

Murray Ballard (photographer) One Planet Living: Land Use & Wildlife photo-set 


Blog posts

'A look back at the Whitehawk Family Archaeology Day.' Blog post by Fiona Redford, Brighton Museum 

'Winters Past. A Neolithic Winter.' Blog post by Jon Sygrave for Brighton & Lewes Downs Biosphere

'Whitehawk Wonders: Family Archaeology Day' Brighton Museum blog post

'Archery and defensive ramparts' Roundhill Rob's blog post

'Skinning a deer with flint tools' Roundhill Rob's blog post 

'Whitehawk Hill excavations Chelsea Sweeney blog post

'Digging Whitehawk' Mock Duck blog post 

'Whitehawk' Past Rambles blog post