Wed, 22 Jun


Pavilion in the Park

Archaeology of Grosvenor Park

Beneath the park lies an intriguing archaeology: an annual excavation adds to the story and discovers further treasures. Come along to see what this year’s dig has revealed.

Archaeology of Grosvenor Park

Time & Location

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22 Jun, 10:00 – 16:00

Pavilion in the Park, Grosvenor Park, Chester CH1 1QQ, UK

About the event

Archaeologists from the Grosvenor Museum, in partnership with the University of Chester, will be running their annual training excavation for archaeology students in Grosvenor Park from 25 April – 20 May 2022.  For three days during the festival the archaeologists and volunteers will be in the pavilion in the park cleaning the finds from the dig.  Drop in to  see what they are doing and what has been found in this year’s excavation.

Previous digs have discovered a Roman Road, ditches from the Saxon and Medieval periods and a large building destroyed in the Civil War, with countless finds to tell stories of Chester’s Past. Learn more about the finds from 2021 here.

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