Category: Events

Upcoming Events at The Big Dig

Archaeobotany for Consultant Archaeologists, 21 September 2017

The next AACAI Wine, Cheese and a Chat evening is scheduled for Thursday 21 September 2017. Dr Emilie Dotte Sarout (Australian National University) and Dr Andy Fairbain (University of Queensland) will be talking about ‘Archaeobotany for Consultant Archaeologists’, involving sampling for C14, pollen,…

Fortifications & Military Heritage, 15 June 2017

Introducing the Australia ICOMOS National Scientific Committee on Fortifications and Military Heritage. ICOFORT, the International Scientific Committee on Fortifications and Military Heritage, was established to engage with the heritage conservation issues associated with military heritage.There is now an Australia ICOMOS National Scientific Committee…

Digital Archaeology, 9 June 2017

The AACAI NSW/ACT Chapter is holding a Wine & Cheese chat on ‘Digital Archaeology’ here at The Big Dig Archaeology Education Centre this Friday, 9th June 2017, from 6.00pm. Diana Cowie will open the discussion with a talk about digital recording methods, presenting…

The Big Dig Weekend, 26-28 May 2017

The Big Dig Archaeology Weekend was run from Friday 26th to Sunday 28th May 2017, as part of  National Archaeology Week. This program is part of our ongoing site maintenance and conservation work. Sydney Harbour YHA guests looking down the northern void saw archaeology ‘in…

National Archaeology Week, 22-28 May 2017

National Archaeology Week aims to increase public awareness of Australian archaeology and the work of Australian archaeologists. It’s held in the 3rd week of May each year. To find out about more about the exciting range of events organised for this year visit the…

RAHS Excursion, 15 Feb 2017

On Wednesday 15th February 2017 the Royal Australian Historical Society (RAHS) ran a special excursion to The Rocks Discovery Museum and The Big Dig Archaeological site, lead by RAHS Councillor and historian Bruce Baskerville.  

SHAP Workshop, 19 May 2017

The next Sydney Historical Archaeology Practitioners Workshop has been confirmed for Friday 19th May 2017 and will again be held at The Big Dig Archaeology Education Centre. For more information about this workshop visit the National Archaeology Week website.