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Save A Level Archaeology

Whilst we are an apolitical group, the committee of FOSC are unanimous in our objections to the plans to scrap A Level Archaeology. Tony Robinson

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Spot the t-shirt

If you travel to far-flung and exotic locations, please send us a photo of you in your FOSC t-shrt! Here’s Nick – can you guess

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Site activity

Students  marked the approximate outline of the Castle on the ground with black spray paint (with permission). They had positioned a time lapse camera on

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In The Press

A great article ran in the Yorkshire Post recently, written by the acclaimed journalist Stephen McClarence. We also had a double page spread in the

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Article on FOSC in the Star

There was a nice article on the group in the Sheffield Star recently http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/volunteers-aim-to-recreate-history-with-once-in-a-lifetime-opportunity-to-uncover-sheffield-castle-ruins-1-7936180

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The Bastion

Senior Structural Engineer Steve Mettam sent us some  photographs taken of the bastion tower ruins during their pre-demolition surveys in early 2014. The subterranean ‘low

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Castle Sizes

I’ve been giving some thought to how to show people the size of the castle. I think many are like me and 4.2 acres doesn’t

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