Archaeological Training - Roa Island

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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 10:00 to Sat, 14 Oct 2017 16:00

Archaeological Training - Roa Island

Join us and CITiZAN to record the remains of jetties and slipways and add to your archaeological recording skills!

When: Friday 13th and Saturday 14th October at 10am-4pm

Where: Roa Island, nr Barrow, venue TBC

Booking: FREE but booking is essential - Book HERE.

Come and join us and the CITiZAN North team at Roa Island, near Barrow-in-Furness, to add to your archaeological recording skills and record some jetties and slipways, which came to light during a CITiZAN workshop there in the summer.

Some of these archaeological remains are likely to be the remains of the slipway which was used to access Piel Island and part of Piel pier, which was used in the past to travel to Belfast and Douglas.

Please bring sensible and waterproof clothing and strudy footwear, wellies would be best. Please also bring a bottle of water and a packed lunch. Tea and coffee will be provided.

The event is free but please book a place via Eventbrite.

Events Programme

Events Highlights

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 10:00 to 12:00
Bowness-on-Solway Beach Clean

Come and help volunteers remove rubbish from this long sandy beach which is within the Allonby Bay Marine Conservation Zone.  The Bay is valued for its reefs and mussel beds.  Crosscanonby is noted for its Roman fort, historic coastal saltpans and

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 11:00 to 12:00
Beauty Surrounds & Health Abounds

An illustrated talk by Bill Myers at Morecambe Library exploring the heyday of two of the Bay’s best loved holiday resorts, Morecambe and Heysham.

Sun, 29 Oct 2017 10:00 to 12:00
North Walney Nature Reserve Beach Clean

Meet at West Shore Car park, Earnse Bay. Everyone welcome! All equipment provided.

No need to book but if you are a large group please contact:

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