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The Canons Community Archaeology Dig

Find out what lies beneath the East Lawn of The Canons on this three day community event with professional archaeologists.

To get the chance to observe or help with the dig just  turn up on the East Lawn during the times listed on the website. The dig is open to everyone of all ages and no experience is required.

People are advised to bring snacks and water and to wear suitable outdoor clothing and footwear.

The event is part of The Canons ‘Parks for People’ project which has been made possible by £4.4 million raised by National Lottery. For more information, contact Hannah Shimko, Community Engagement Officer on

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  • Community Event
  • Educational
  • Heritage
Address:  The Canons, East Lawn, Madeira Road
Postcode:  CR4 4HD
Phone Number:  02085453652
Organiser Name:  The Canons House & Grounds Lottery project
Starts on:  23 May 2019 15:00 PM
Finishes on:  25 May 2019 18:00 PM
Age Group:  All
Prices:  Free
Event Reference:  AF1365079