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Community Archaeology

Andrew Mayfield, new community archaeologist for Greenwich Park– and the first in-house archaeologist ever to be appointed at The Royal Parks –will take us time travelling over the next four years, by delivering community activities and exciting digs in the park to uncover its archaeological secrets.

He shares his diary of his wanders around the park to reveal its fascinating past…

Click here to keep up with him.

An exciting community archaeology project in May 2022 explored what remains of the intriguing site of the Magnetic Observatory. Local community groups were invited to take part in a number of projects led by Community Archaeologist, Andrew Mayfield.

The project was being delivered through Greenwich Park Revealed – an £8 million, four-year project funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and National Lottery Community Fund to reveal, restore, protect and share its unique heritage - now, and for future generations. Read the dig diary here.