Cheryl Quinn

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Name: Cheryl Quinn
Date registered: January 22, 2019

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  1. Student archaeologists help uncover Chester’s Elusive Saxon past. — September 17, 2019
  2. Archaeological Volunteer Opportunities August/September 2019 — August 9, 2019
  3. Archaeological Volunteers: Opportunities June/July 2019 — May 30, 2019
  4. BIG DIG 2019 OPEN AFTERNOON — May 20, 2019
  5. EXCITING PARTNERSHIP PROJECT TO REVEAL MORE OF CHESTER’S HIDDEN PAST — April 23, 2019

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Sep
17

Student archaeologists help uncover Chester’s Elusive Saxon past.

Student archaeologists have uncovered new evidence of Saxon life in the city. Every year, archaeologists from Cheshire West and Chester Council’s Cultural Service (Grosvenor Museum) and the University of Chester organise a training dig for the University’s second year archaeology students. The dig takes place in Grosvenor Park in Chester. The Park was chosen because it sits …

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Aug
09

Archaeological Volunteer Opportunities August/September 2019

Thank you everyone who has been able to come and help us with the processing of the finds from the excavation in Grosvenor Park. We have washed everything that needs washing from this year so now we are marking the pottery, ceramic building material and clay tobacco pipes before sorting, bagging and boxing all the finds …

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May
30

Archaeological Volunteers: Opportunities June/July 2019

The archaeologists from CWAC’s Cultural Service (Grosvenor Museum) will be starting a new project on Monday 3 June 2019 to wash the finds from the archaeological excavations that have taken place in Grosvenor Park, Chester. These excavations have so far uncovered a Roman road that once led to the east entrance of the amphitheatre; a …

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May
20

BIG DIG 2019 OPEN AFTERNOON

EXCITING PARTNERSHIP PROJECT READY TO REVEAL MORE OF CHESTER’S HIDDEN PAST On Wedensday May 29 why not visit Grosvenor Park, Chester where the students from the University of Chester will be holding their annual BIG DIG 2019 OPEN AFTERNOON from 1pm to 4.30pm giving you the opportunity to see first-hand the archaeology that has been …

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Apr
23

EXCITING PARTNERSHIP PROJECT TO REVEAL MORE OF CHESTER’S HIDDEN PAST

Thursday  2 May  2019 will see archaeologists from Cheshire West and Chester Council and the University of Chester begin their annual training dig for the University’s 2nd year archaeology students.   The dig takes place in Grosvenor Park, Chester; the Park has been chosen because it sits next to two significant historical monuments, the Roman amphitheatre …

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Feb
20

Weekend (archaeological) pot washing – free but booking essential

Are you interested in the archaeology of Chester?  Would you like some hands-on archaeology experience but don’t have time to volunteer during the week? On Saturday 9 March Grosvenor Museum archaeologists will be washing Roman pottery from excavations at the site of the old Cheshire Police Headquarters which took place before the current HQ building …

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