Dorset Archaeological Award

Dorset Archaeological Award In November last year Mike Trevarthen received the Dorset Archaeological Award from the Dorset Archaeological Committee for his work assisting the Portable Antiquities Scheme in the county. Mike is a professional field archaeologist who has been called on to provide his expertise in the archaeological excavation and recording of a number of …more

20 years of the PAS in Somerset and Dorset Day School

The celebratory event was held on Saturday 15th December. Our excellent speakers presented on:  20 Years of Find from Dorset and Somerset, Bournemouth University’s work on sites identified by metal detectorists in Dorset, Early Medieval material from the area, Roman and Iron Age coin hoards in the two counties, the impact of PAS data on …more

20 years of the PAS in Somerset and Dorset – book now!

If you would like to attend the Somerset and Dorset PAS day school on Saturday 14th December in Dorchester, Dorset, please book your place online here:https://news.dorsetforyou.gov.uk/archaeological-events/events/finding-dorset-20-years-of-the-portable-antiquities-scheme-new-date/

Day school: 20 Years of the PAS in Somerset and Dorset

Finding Dorset: Saturday 14 December 201910am to 4.30pm (registration from 9.30)Celebrating 20 years of the Portable AntiquitiesScheme in Somerset and Dorset. Join us to celebrate the 20th birthday of the Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) in Somerset and Dorset at an event at County Hall in Dorchester (CommitteeRoom 1) organised by Dorset Council’s Historic Environment team.Presentations …more

20 years of the PAS in Dorset (and Somerset!)

February 1st 2019 marked 20 years of the Portable Antiquities Scheme in Dorset, and also in Somerset (I worked in both counties until the advent of the national scheme in 2003).  We have plans to celebrate in both counties with talks, displays and a day school. I will post links here as the details become available. I …more