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Viewing website implies consent to set cookies on your computer. Full details Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeology Group
Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA
SWAAG Activities
Enquires: Use the contact details in the table below if present, or the Contact page or email
More information of SWAAG excavations can be read here.       
The Swaledale Big Dig events can be read here
7 Events listed. Last updated on: 10/10/2015
 3rd November, 2015 Evening Meeting  "Romano-British settlement patterns in Swaledale: answers and questions, with particular reference to 4th-century material culture" - a presentation by Phillip Bastow and Peter Denison-Edson All welcome, there is no charge for entry. Donations welcome david Brooks, 7pm Buck Hotel, Reeth
 19th November, 2105 Big Dig- topographic Surveying Miles Johnson from the YDNPA will lead a topographic surveying course at the site of the Grinton Smelt Mill. No experience is necessary and equipment will be provided. There is no charge for this course. Full details will be published in due course. For more information and/or to register an interest in attending please contact David Brooks David Brooks, Grinton Smelt Mill
 20th and 21st November 2015 Topographic Survey Following on from the training course on the 19th, we propose to use the skills learnt to undertake a survey of the site of the medieval settlement in Grinton. The survey will be led by Miles Johnson of the YDNPA. This is a Big Dig Project activity and there is no charge for participation. Full details will be published in due course. For further details and to register an interest please contact David Brooks david Brooks, Grinton
 Tuesday 1st Deceember, 2015 Evening Meeting  Jenny Proctor, from Pre-Construct Archaeology, will present to us the current view of the Roman Villa and Iron Age site uncovered during their work on the Bedale bypass. Free entry. Donations invited  David Brooks, 7pm Buck Hotel, Reeth
 Friday 4th December, 2015 Christmas Dinner The 2105 SWAAG Christmas Dinner will once again be held at the Burgoyne Hotel in Reeth. Full details and the menu will be circulated in due course. Shirley Gale Burgoyne Hotel, Reeth
 15th April 2016 Big Dig Final Event The Big Dig Project will close in April 2016. To mark the end of the project and to inform the community of the work the project has undertaken and the results and the implications of those result for the local history of the area, we will be holding an evening meeting with Professor Cadenza Lewis as the Key note speaker. Further details will be issued in due course. 7pm Reeth Memorial Hall
 16th April 2016 Big Dig- Final Event The Big Dig will hold an open day with an exhibition of project activities and the results, reports, and finds from the test pits on display. Member of the SWAAG Project Team will be on hand to answer any questions. Entry will be free. More details will be circulated in due course 10am to 4pm Reeth Memorial Hall