Fieldwork Opportunities

Opportunities for hands-on archaeological fieldwork in Yorkshire come in many ways: excavations, surveys, post-excavation work.

Many local societies and groups conduct their own fieldwork. Some archaeological contractors may also take volunteers. There are also field schools where you pay to learn how to carry out archaeology. When we know of any such opportunities we'll post on this page.

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23
Oct

YAT Post Excavation Courses

If you have attended one of York Archaeological Trust's Archaeology Live! excavations, you might be interested in going on one of their post-excavation courses. Course dates…

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19
Oct

Humber Field Archaeology

Volunteers are always welcome for work on excavations and off-site finds processing. Longer term student placements are also possible on specific projects, by arrangement. Occasional joint…

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19
Oct

Archaeology Live

The Archaeology Live! training excavations are an innovative way to get a hands-on experience of the discipline and to receive expert training from full-time professional archaeologists.…

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19
Oct

Volunteering in Yorkshire Dales National Park

If you live within the catchment area there are often fieldwork volunteering opportunities within the Yorkshire Dales National Park. For instance, during the summer of 2017…

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19
Oct

Volunteer with York Archaeological Trust

York Archaeological Trust understands the key role volunteers play within organisations and offer exciting opportunities to get involved with both our archaeological activities and visitor attractions.…

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