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Join us at Dig Whitehawk events this winter!


31 January 2015, Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, Family Archaeology Day, 10am-4pm. Free admission.  

Get close to history with the Whitehawk Camp Community Archaeology's family archaeology day. This is a free, drop-in event suitable for all ages. Event hosted by Brighton Museum and Art Gallery. Tel: 03000 290900

See Brighton Museum What's On Guide

What's happening on the day: 

Handle real prehistoric objects Sussex Archaeological Society
View the displays of objects from the 1920s and 1930s Whitehawk Camp excavations Brighton Museum & Art Gallery 
View old photographs of the Camp and find out more about the history of the area Friends of Craven Wood & Craven Vale Community Association
Find out more about plants and dye samples. Have a go at drop-spindle spinning and take some yarn home The Hedgerow Dyers
Find out more about the Project, view finds from the summer dig and meet the Project team and volunteers   Whitehawk Camp Project Partnership 
See Jane's paintings of Whitehawk Camp plus art activities for children Artist Jane Hawkins 
Displays on local archaeology projects  Archaeology South-East
A display of a knitted map of 1792 Brighton. The map uses fleece from local sheep that has been dyed from local plants Knitting the Map
Dig like an archaeologist!  Take part in a mock archaeological dig uncovering objects from prehistory to Victorian times. Plus craft activities South Downs National Park Authority
Have a go at finds washing and find out more about local archaeology Brighton and Hove Archaeological Society 
Find out how pots in prehistory were decorated Archaeology Services Lewes
See an expert flint-knapper in action!  Sussex School of Archaeology 
Make your own Neolithic pot to take home Wyld Services

5 March 2015, Courthouse Lecture Theatre, Brighton Museum, 7-8pm

Find out all about the discoveries made in the surveys, excavations and analysis carried out as part of the Project. Presented by Jon Sygrave and other members of the Project team.

Free to attend


17 April 2015, Lewes Archaeological Group, Town Hall Lecture Room, Lewes, 7.30pm

Jon Sygrave will talk about the excavation in the summer of 2014 at Whitehawk Hill, Brighton and the collection of objects excavated from the site in the 1920s and 1930s. More details on the LAG website


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