Category Archives: News & Events

Greenwich Park Revealed

Andrew is now involved with the Royal Parks and will be investigating the Saxon barrow cemetery at Greenwich. Some of the SWAG team will be helping as well. This video has more details:

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Clay works at Shorne

The clayworks projects at Shorne are coming to an end. We confirmed that the bank carrying our narrow gauge railways has been revetted and reinforced with a series of vertical rails set into the old concrete road. These rails held … Continue reading

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Archaeology at Swarling by the University of Kent

Open Day for the Public Date: Saturday 25th September, 2021 Time: 2pm Place: Meet outside The Granville, CT4 7AL Bus 18, Bay C5 in Canterbury City Centre to Hythe. Bus time – 1:40pm leaves Canterbury Bus Station and arrives at … Continue reading

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Caesar lecture coming up

SWAG volunteers have previously been involved in excavations examining the possibility of a landing point for Caesar on his visits to Kent. For those you interested in this period of history The Society of Antiquaries of London is holding a … Continue reading

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Hoo day out

Some of the group got together this week for a ‘guided’ walk at Hoo. Emily was kind enough to guide us to Cockham Fort (dating to 1669), the boat graveyard (where Dunkirk heroine, Ena now rests), to various other military … Continue reading

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