Marsh Archaeology Awards: And the winners are!
The Marsh Community Archaeology Awards are supported by the Marsh Christian Trust and organised by YAC's grown-up parent charity, the Council for British Archaeology.
The Awards are designed to celebrate amazing people and projects that inspire lots of people to get involved in archaeology.
There are three categories in the Awards:
Marsh Archaeology Award for Young Archaeologist of the Year
For a young person or group of young people under the age of 18 who have made an outstanding contribution to community archaeology.
The 2016 Young Archaeologist of the Year is 17-year-old Nathaniel Tegg.
Read Nathaniel's story here.
Marsh Archaeology Award for Community Archaeologist of the Year
For an individual who has inspired others to share their love of archaeology.
YAC's very own Liz Caldwell, who is one of the leaders of our MAYA (Somerset) YAC was named Community Archaeologist of the Year.
Find out more about Liz's award here.
Marsh Archaeology Award for Community Archaeology
This Award recognises and promotes the results of research and/or fieldwork led by community groups which have made a substantial contribution to knowledge and wellbeing.
The amazing Aylsham Roman Project picked up this award for their incredible fieldwork project that involved hundreds of local volunteers of all ages.
You can read about the project and their discoveries here.
Congratulations to all the winning people and projects!
Nominations for the 2017 Marsh Community Archaeology Awards will open in Spring 2017. We'd love to hear from you if you know of a special person or project that deserves to win!!
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