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logo2Free public event to explore new findings at popular attraction to take place on Saturday 27 June.

Come and learn about the latest archaeological discoveries being made at Leicestershire’s Bradgate Park by School of Archaeology and ULAS archaeologists during a free family Open Day on Saturday 27 June, between 11.00am – 4.00pm.

The many mysteries of Leicestershire’s 850-acre deer park will be explored by the archaeological team over the next five years with the launch of a fieldschool, where academics, professional archaeologists and students will work together to uncover the hidden history of this popular attraction, best known as the location of the birth place and childhood home of Lady Jane Grey – the ‘nine days Queen’.

10268562_993511777348689_6034442305475811997_n Archaeology students excavate Trench 6 in front of Bradgate House.

Members of the public who attend the Open Day will be given the opportunity to:

  • Speak to the archaeologists involved in the excavations and see some…

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