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Portable Antiquities Scheme


Portable Antiquities Scheme

29 May, 31 July, 25 September  1pm - 3pm

Free Entry, Booking Essential

Have you ever found archaeological objects whilst digging in the garden, taking the dog for a walk or metal detecting? Would you like to find out more about them? Matt Fittock, the Finds Liaison Officer for the Portable Antiquities Scheme run by the British Museum can help.


Please note these sessions may be subject to cancellation at short notice, please book a place or phone The Higgins before you travel to attend.


The Portable Antiquities Scheme is a nationwide service run by the British Museum. To find out more about the service, please visit


Limited timed sessions are available. Book your place by emailing




A Medieval silver-gilt annular brooch found at Lidlington.