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The Big Dig 2016

Bournemouth University

Monday, June 13, 2016 at 9:00 AM - Friday, July 8, 2016 at 5:00 PM (BST)

The Big Dig 2016

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Week four
Week four: Monday 4 July to Friday 8 July 2015. Includes optional coach transport from Bournemouth University to the excavation site.
5 Tickets Ended £250.00 £0.00

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The Big Dig 2016

Date: Monday 13 June to Friday 8 July 2016

Time: Monday to Friday for 4 weeks

Location: Winterborne Kingston, Dorset

Event Description:

The Big Dig is part of the Durotriges Project which is an archaeological investigation studying the transition from the late Iron Age to the early Roman period in southern England.

The fieldwork takes place within Dorset, a county of outstanding natural beauty and one of the best preserved archaeological landscapes in Britain. The project is run as a Bournemouth University summer field school.

Parking is available on site or transport from Talbot Campus to the dig site is included in the cost. Read more about the practicalities of participating.

There is also Bed & Breakfast accomodationand camping avaialble close to the dig site and if you would like more information on this please contact us via email on

Dorset residents, BU staff, current BU students and BU alumni are eligible for a discounted rate for the dig. If you think you qualify for this rate before purchasing any tickets, please email for details of how to obtain this discount.

If you prefer to pay by cheque please email us at and we will send you a booking form for you to complete and return with the cheque.

Please note that before placing an order, you will be asked to agree to Bournemouth University’s terms and conditions (see below). Please read these terms carefully and make sure you understand them before ordering any Products.




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When & Where

Winterborne Kingston

United Kingdom

Monday, June 13, 2016 at 9:00 AM - Friday, July 8, 2016 at 5:00 PM (BST)

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