Birdhouse Explorers: Family Archaeology Adventure
Thursday 20 August 2020
Two sessions – 10.30am and 1pm
For ages 8+ and their families
£6 / £20 bubble of four + booking fees
Very limited spaces – 15 available for each sessions consisting of family bubbles
Meeting point: to the left of the bottom of the slipway between Cleethorpes Pier / amusements and Darracotts cafe / restaurant
Remains of a submerged forest in Cleethorpes (Photo credit: Citizan)
WOULD YOU and your family aged 8+ like to enjoy a trip to the beach with a difference, learning about the prehistoric landscape hidden below the sands?
Come to along to Cleethorpes for a foreshore ramble and discover the preserved prehistoric landscape underneath the surface.
Join the Humberside Discovery team from a national project called CITIZAN, run by the Museum of London Archaeology, to get close to and find out about the prehistoric remains of your coastal town.
Visit some of the close-to-shore Bronze Age “submerged forest” and spot a number of ship wrecks as well as find out about the tourist development of Cleethorpes in the 19th and 20th centuries.
This explorers’ walk will take approximately 1.5 hours with plenty of chance for questions!
We also ask you to have a mobile phone with you, with the CITiZAN Coastal Archaeology Survey app loaded, for Android or Apple, although this is not essential.
Find out more about CITIZAN here.
Wellies are essential to access any of the muddy areas and you’ll need to bring your own water, hand sanitizer and sun protection and wear/carry appropriate clothing for the weather on the day.
Open to family bubbles with overall spaces limited to 15.
A fully Covid-risk assessed event in line with current guidance.
Strictly pre-bookings only. We advise visiting nearby toilet facilities before the start of this event.
Full contatc details will need to be taken on arrival for Track and Trace purposes, should this be necessary
All family groups to maintain at least 1.5m distance from each-other.