A voluntary archaeological group for the Horsham District.

All new members welcome with or without archaeological experience.

New projects always considered.

Up and coming events



Postponed activities and talks due to Covid-19 are now being planned through this year. 

We will be advertising these once the restrictions allow

HDAG are following government guidelines which currently have these planned relaxations:

STEP 3: Outdoor activities involving up to 30 people

STEP 4: Plan to remove most limits on social contact

Meanwhile here's wishing you all the best - keep healthy!

Online Zoom talks - see events tab


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Future field work opportunities

HDAG have a few activities planned in 2021 and volunteers are welcome —  just email and let us know which activities you are interested in.


New Information
Rackham woods
The RSPB has been clearing shrubby birch encroaching on Bronze Age barrows in Rackham Woods.
Our survey work of the barrows is hoped to continue later in autumn 2021.
More details to be announced.


Henfield area excavation -
dates to come

We plan to investigate the course of a Roman road by digging a couple of trenches in a field near Henfield, West Sussex. We will also carry out geophys surveys. No experience required. This dig will offer a chance to learn the basics. Places may be limited so please register your interest.