Rescued from the Sea – An Archaeologist’s Tale. 3/12/14

Rescued from the Sea – An Archaeologist’s Tale.
A public lecture, book launch and signing by Dr Clive Waddington
Wednesday 3rd December at 18:00
The Clore Suite, Great North Museum: Hancock
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4PT
In the summer of 2013 Northumberland Wildlife Trust and Archaeological
Research Services Ltd. led a small army of local volunteers on an excavation at
Low Hauxley, at the north end of Druridge Bay on the Northumberland Coast.
The Heritage Lottery funded ‘Rescued from the Sea’ project was a race against
time to meticulously uncover, record and preserve the extremely rare and
nationally important archaeological finds that were hidden within the cliff face
before they were washed into the sea. The book documents the story of the
project; from the local volunteer archaeologist who first noticed remains in the
exposed cliff face, through the 13 week dig and the analysis of the many finds.
Join us for an event to discover the secrets that were unveiled and to purchase
your copy of the book and get it signed by the author. Complimentary
refreshments will be provided.
This event is free to attend but places are limited so please book your place
online via NWT at http://www.nwt.org.uk/rfts-book or call 0191 284 6884.
The popular book will be available to purchase on the night for £10. Alternatively
you can purchase a copy from our online shop http://www.nwt.org.uk/rfts-book.

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