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Spelthorne Young Archaeologists Club (SPARCS)

This group for 9 - 16 years old offers practical, fun, and creative ways of learning about archaeology and history. SPARCS has been running since 2003 with a variety of local project-based activities ranging from the Stone Age to the seventeenth century.


SPARCS have:

  • recorded buildings in historic Staines

  • made Medieval style pottery

  • hosted a Bronze Age Who-Dunnit

  • turned the Museum into a giant board game called 'Keeping up with the Caesars'!


Visits have included:

  • Butser Ancient Farm

  • the Thames foreshore in Central London

  • St Anne's Hill near Chertsey

  • Fishbourne Roman Palace

   >> Saturday mornings, in term-time, at the museum   

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Interested in joining SPARCS?

Please contact us:

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The Young Archaeologists' Club (YAC) is the UK-wide club for young people up to the age of 17 interested in archaeology. The club is run by the Council for British Archaeology, an educational charity working for over 65 years to promote 'Archaeology for All'.


YAC's vision is for all young people to have opportunities to be inspired and excited by archaeology, and to empower them to help shape its future. YAC Branches are a network of local branches where young people aged 9 to 16 get involved in hands-on activities on a regular basis.

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