Back Gardens Lost Treasures with Dr Chloë Duckworth

  • Sunday 23rd October 2022 | 1.00 – 2.00pm
  • The Crown Hotel, Harrogate
  • Tickets: £13.00
  • Please note that all bookings are subject to a £1.75 transaction fee. The event will be followed by a book signing – bring your own copy or purchase one from our on-site Waterstones bookshop.
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As co-presenter on The Great British Dig, Dr Chloë Duckworth is familiar with bringing history and archaeology closer to home than ever before, descending on streets and gardens the length and breadth of the country to discover the treasures we have been living right on top of without realising.

Uncovering a lost world of human stories just a few shovelfuls beneath our feet, Chloë explores the team’s techniques in fascinating detail, offering new insights and explanations about the discoveries made. As well as revealing the actual frontier of the Roman Empire in Britain, the Tudor palace of an Elizabethan spymaster, a revolutionary Victorian prison, a Second World War military base, and a prehistoric village under a school playing field, Chloë gives practical advice for anyone wanting to have a go at digging in their own back gardens.

Whether you’re an experienced explorer or want to try your hand at discovering the lost treasures in your own back garden, Dr Chloë Duckworth will be revealing her top tips and best finds.

‘A no-nonsense guide that is bound to get you thinking like an archaeologist and make you want to dive into some muddy detective work in no time’ Minerva

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