Dig up the past at Wisbech and Fenland Museum
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People can learn more about the history and archaeology of Wisbech in the ‘Big Dig’ next week.
The Community Archaeology Dig will run between 10.30am and 4pm from Tuesday (May 29) to Saturday (June 2) at The Wisbech and Fenland Museum.
Members of the community can come along and see archaeological work in progress as well as exploring one of the oldest purpose-built museums in the UK.
Admission is free and children’s activities and quizzes will be on offer.
An Urnes style bronze disc brooch will also be on display.
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The brooch, which dates from the 10th/11th century, features an entwined dragon style creature.
It was found during the construction of the museum in 1846 and gifted by Josiah Rumball.
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It would have been used to fasten a cloak or shawl at the neck.
For more information on The Big Dig contact Taleyna Fletcher on 01354 622210.