Weekly lectures take place on Monday evenings from October to March each year, covering an interesting range of historical and archaeological subjects.

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Local digs run throughout the year (weather permitting), giving all members a chance to learn and the more experienced opportunities to extend archaeological skills.

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Our extensive library, covering local history and archaeology, is available to all members.

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Archaeology is for everyone, and new members are always welcome. Join the group and help discover your local history.

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Young Archaeologists’ Club

DSCN0825 Colchester Archaeological Group members support the local branch of the Young Archaeologist’s Club. CAG offers the young people excavation experience on site and also supervises washing and identifying their finds. Nearly all volunteer leaders of Colchester YAC are CAG members. YAC is for young people aged from 8 to 16 the national website is http://www.yac-uk.org/ and reports of the local club activities can be found on https://www.thecolchesterarchaeologist.co.uk/?cat=26



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