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MBArchaeology is an Affiliate Member of the Council for British Archaeology and is run by consultant archaeologist Matthew Beresford, specialising in Community Archaeology, Education & Research. Based in Nottinghamshire / Derbyshire, MBArchaeology offers educational talks, walks, workshops and courses on a whole variety of archaeological topics in both Community and Family Learning, Adult Education and with specialist groups. We also provide project design and support, training and supervision in archaeological field methods including surveying, planning, recording, excavation and finds analysis & interpretation.

At present, we work with organisations including Derbyshire County Council, University of Nottingham, University of Leicester, Creswell Heritage Trust, Workers’ Educational Association, Bright Ideas Nottingham, Lincoln University, Embrace The Past and Bolsover District Council.

Some of the projects we have been involved with in 2011/12 include Community Archaeology research projects at Scarcliffe Park, Whitwell Woods and Elmton in Derbyshire, Southwell in Nottinghamshire, and Pleasley Vale on the Derbyshire / Nottinghamshire border, a Family Learning archaeology programme in north-east Derbyshire, a residential trip to Stonehenge and surrounding landscape, plus numerous field visits to sites as far apart as the Peak District, York and Peterborough.

The MBArchaeology team is young, vibrant and passionate about what we do. Between us, we have over 50 years experience in archaeology, heritage and community engagement & involvement. Coupled with that experience, our passion and drive enables us to work successfully within the community – with us you get a very personal approach.

MBArchaeology are always keen to hear from community groups, organisations, heritage bodies and institutions about the potential for new projects. We are committed to helping communities become more involved in their history and heritage, and are proud to support the Council for British Archaeology’s motto of ‘Archaeology For All’.

To find out more about our team, please visit:

MBArchaeology is the trading name for Matthew Beresford

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