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Portable Antiquities Scheme

Portable Antiquities Scheme

Wednesdays: 26 January, 23 March 2022

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, Finds Liaison Officer for the Portable Antiquities Scheme, can help.


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 available, book your place by emailing




BEDFM 2005.17 - A Medieval silver-gilt

annular brooch found at Lidlington.