Post excavation programme 2018
2018 Places now fully booked
Places for post excavation work at Vindolanda are FREE and run alongside the excavations every year.
There are four places per session available.
Two places are available on the pottery team and two places are available on the bone team per session.
Work will include washing, sorting, and categorising pottery, iron, bone, glass and building materials. The pottery you will be working with will include Samian, Amphora, Mortaria, Black Burnished and other course and fine wares.
Work will include washing, sorting, and categorising animal bone. The animal bone you will mainly be working with will include horse, cow, sheep/goat, and possibly cat and dog bones.
The sessions are as follows:
Period 2: 16 April - 27 April
Period 3: 30 April - 11 May
Period 4: 14 May - 25 May
Period 5: 28 May - 8 June
Period 6: 11 June - 22 June
Period 7: 25 June - 6 July
Period 8: 16 July - 27 July
Period 9: 30 July - 10 August
Period 10: 13 August - 24 August
Period 11: 27 August - 7 September
Period 12: 10 September – 21 September
End of excavations: 24 September - 28 September ( ONE WEEK)
To book a place please email firstname.lastname@example.org from Thursday 2 November 2017 at 10am GMT. *NOTE - NOW FULLY SUBSCRIBED
Please state clearly in your email which session/s you would like, and on which team – pottery team or bone team.
Places are allocated on a first come, first served basis. You will receive an email confirmation if you have been allocated a place. Volunteers can request up to two periods per person. No experience or knowledge is necessary as training will be provided.
We ask all volunteers to become ‘Friends of Vindolanda’ when they volunteer with us, details of this will be supplied.