York Archaeological Trust offers a number of ways for you to get involved with archaeology in York and beyond.

Friends of York Archaeological Trust

friendsJoin the Friends – help to support our work and receive our regular magazine, Northern Archaeology Today, and also gain free entry to JORVIK, DIG, Micklegate Bar and Barley Hall, as well as a programme of lectures, site tours and other activities.


Community Archaeology

communityGet involved with community archaeology in Greater York. Find out more about the Greater York Community Archaeology project and the community archaeology and history groups near you.


Training Excavations


Join archaeologists from the Trust for a unique opportunity to explore York's past. Courses range from one day to two weeks or more, and can be suited to all ages and abilities, with special activities available for under 16s.

From 2007, York Archaeological Trust's training excavation, Archaeology Live!, will be part of the Hungate project: Click here for more information

For site diaries of previous training excavations, click below:

Battlefield Events

battlefieldA series of talks and walks around Yorkshire's great historic battlefields.


Click here for details or visit Micklegate Bar website





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