Dig it! at King Richard III Visitor Centre, Leicester
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Sat 15th Jul 2017 - Sun 30th Jul 2017
Periods: Medieval
Hands-on activityFamily fun

This summer at the King Richard III Visitor Centre younger visitors can discover the techniques used by archaeologists during the Greyfriars dig, which took place in 2012 and uncovered the remains of King Richard III.

During the school holidays children can learn the basics of archaeology and uncover hidden artefacts in our mini archaeology dig pits. Any finds made will need to be recorded, as all good archaeologists do, and awards will be given to all children uncovering anything of interest.

Event details

Organiser: King Richard III Visitor Centre
Booking details: You do not need to book this event
Fee details: Activity is free with each paid admission.

Dates and times

Sat 15th Jul 2017 11:00-14:00 — Sun 30th Jul 2017 11:00-14:00

Venues and locations

King Richard III Visitor Centre
4a St Martins
Leicester
LE1 5DB


Tel: 0300 300 0900
Email: info@kriii.com

Twitter feed

4 weeks 1 day ago
We are embarking on a major review of our websites. Please take 5 minutes to complete the Council for British Archa… https://t.co/NKCI2Rgqmz
2 months 4 days ago
Come and hear more about Tudor Flagship the at the CBA AGM on Nov 6. For info and tickets - https://t.co/taVxcoPa28
2 months 1 week ago
Congratulations to our 2017 competition winner Hannah & Lewis! Take a look at their Viking Longship c… https://t.co/DyOGm4zFgQ
2 months 2 weeks ago
Learn how to research, record and get funding for your own project https://t.co/rZbRytKBqw book your place now!! 2/2
2 months 2 weeks ago
There are still places for the CBA & Living Legacies First World War Workshop in Bristol 1/2
2 months 2 weeks ago
RT : Has your museum thought about setting up a YAC to inspire the next generation of archaeologists? We've g… https://t.co/GYFQ0lOYAY
2 months 2 weeks ago
CBA Wales will be holding its very first archaeological conference, in April 2018 save the date + more info will be here soon!!