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Canterbury YAC

Next meetings

The next meeting is on Saturday 10 March 2018 between 10.30 - 12.30

Trust for Thanet Archaeology  , Antoinette Centre , Quex Park, Birchington, Kent CT7 0BH

When entering Quek Park follow the roadway round to the left past the garden centre , cafe jungle gym and paintball centres -signosted to estate offices. When go past the paintball centre the antoinette centre the second driveway on the left just as the wall on the irght hand side runs out - plenty parking. 

Please let me know as usual whether member will be coming to either or both sessions no later than the Wednesday beforehand.

ew members wishing to come must contact Peter Walker, the branch leader, in advance at



All meetings on a Saturday 10.30-12.30 unless stated.

Janaury 2018

Handling Ancient Greek artefacts

Beeney Centre Canterbury

17 February 

Underground WW2 tunnels and abandoned railway tunnel 


10th March 

 Pottery through the ages - how to identify and handle 

Antoinette Centre , Quex Park, Birchington, Kent CT7 0BH

14 April

Investigate skeleton and bones 

 special session with lecturers form  Canterbury Christchurch University 

17  May

Foreshore archaeology

CITIZAN Project below Reculver 





date and place to be confirmed 

probably be Lees Court Estate Faversham area

4 or 11 August

Dig with Kent Archaeology Field School


8 0r 17 September tbc

tbc but hoped vsit English heritage lab/open day at 


13 October


Canterbury cathedral explorer boxes Faversham or Canterbury

10 November 

tbc - maybe at Canterbury Archaeology Trust 

December 8th



Please note: Our programme will be subject to change as potential opportunities are offered  by our friends at Kent Archaeological Society, Canterbury Archeological Trust, Thanet Archaeology Trust, Wessex Archaeology Southern Division, ChristChurch University Archaeology Department, University of Kent, Canterbury Museums, and Canterbury Cathedral.







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