BBC News article about upcoming Coldingham dig

The BBC News website today ran a story about the upcoming dig at Coldingham to try to find the lost 7th century Anglo-Saxon monastery. Archaeological crowdfunding specialists DigVentures are still seeking public support. You can back the project at various levels, allowing you to get involved in various ways, from following the dig progress online right up to even taking part in the excavation on site yourself.

DigVentures asking public where they should dig at Coldingham

DigVentures are returning to Coldingham to dig in summer 2018, and are currently asking the public to take part in the decision making over where exactly to place their trenches. They are considering six locations for possible trenches. To find out more and to cast your votes see here.

DigVentures back at Coldingham in 2018

Last year crowdsourcing archaeology initiative DigVentures were at Coldingham, investigating the history of the Priory.

They are returning to the site in summer 2018, and are currently advertising for supporters. Depending on the level of support you can follow the dig online, or even participate as a digger on the spot. See their website for full details.