Bradgate Park Fieldschool Open Day 2018

On 1st July over 2000 visitors attended our Open Day of the Bradgate Park fieldschool

This year's Bradgate Park Field School Open Day was an opportunity for 2000 visitors to find out about the history of Leicester's best-loved park, learn what archaeologists do, and take tours of our excavations.

Bradgate Park Open Day 2018

Excavation Visit

Members of the general public of all ages met exhibitors, watched demonstrations and participated in activities on our Open Day. The Open Day was also an opportunity for Leicester Young Archaeologists to try out their digging skills in the hot sun with Richard Thomas and the excavation team.Bradgate Park Open Day 2018








Schools outreach

Over one thousand local children and young people, between 7-17 years, from 19 local schools and members of the Leicestershire Archaeological and Historical Society, Coventry District Archaeological Society, and Leicestershire Fieldworkers enjoyed tours of the site.

Bradgate school tour

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