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Archaeology teaching grants in England will NOT be cut by 50%

FAME welcomes the announcement by Gavin Williamson, Secretary of State for Education, that: ‘Having considered the consultation responses and the issues they highlighted, I have concluded that archaeology should be included within the OfS’s Price Group C1.1 subject list.’ This means the small grant funding, that is primarily used to cover the costs of field […]

Maximising Media Coverage for Your Archaeology Story

Find out how to attract media coverage for your archaeology update, project or discovery, a FREE training event. Register and full details here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/maximising-media-coverage-for-your-archaeology-story-tickets-163064272629 About this event “The process and results of archaeological discovery should be shared widely and provide benefits for the people of Scotland. ” – Scotland’s Archaeology Strategy Enjoy a session delivered […]

FAME welcomes new member Magnitude Surveys

We are happy to welcome a new member to FAME, Magnitude Surveys. Magnitude Surveys is a social enterprise and independent provider of archaeological geophysics to the commercial, community, research, and education sectors. Founded in 2015, the company has since grown to become one of the largest suppliers of specialist geophysical services within the archaeology and […]

Build for the Future Exhibition

FAME member Archaeological Project Services is hosting a construction sector exhibition, Build for the Future Exhibition. This annual event is directly marketed and aimed at those within the Construction, Property, Heritage, Sustainability and Trade Industries across the East Midlands. The main aim is to connect businesses together within these industries, to ensure that they are […]

Archaeological Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship – Cirencester College

Cirencester College are looking to move forward with delivering the Level 3 Archaeological Technician Apprenticeship. They are now in a position to work with employers who may potentially want to recruit an apprentice, to agree the best training delivery model for all. Cirencester are aiming to deliver this apprenticeship across the whole of England, regardless […]

5 year review of the Scottish Archaeology Strategy

The Scottish Archaeology Strategy– which was the first national Archaeology Strategy in Europe when it launched in 2015 – aims to make archaeology matter for everyone in Scotland. Key areas are; delivering archaeology, enhancing understanding, caring and protecting, encouraging greater engagement and championing innovation and skills. Scotland’s Strategic Archaeology Committee (SSAC), which is made up […]

FAME welcomes new member Granta Heritage

We are happy to announce that Granta Heritage has joined FAME. Granta Heritage is owned and directed by Alison Dickens and was established in 2019. Their aim is to provide affordable archaeological services for your company, project, or private development. Granta Heritage is able to cover England and Scotland and offers expertise and advice in […]

Meet the Contractor

HS2 delivers an event called Meet the Contractor in partnership with our JVs. In 2017 and 2018 this event took place in VOX in Birmingham and was a great success in presenting 300+ potential suppliers with an opportunity to Meet HS2’s Joint Venture Contractors. They had hoped to deliver an event in person in May […]

Options for Sustainable Archaeological Archives – update

The Arts Council England and Historic England funded project, Options for Sustainable Archaeological Archives, is currently seeking input from archaeologists from across to sector, to help build an up-to-date picture of archaeological archives. There are two ways you can help the project – if you have not already done so… An organisational survey aims to fill in […]

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