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SPRING DETECTIVAL !!

Spring Mini Detectival April 6th & 7th 2019 450 Acres Near Henley on Thames – Oxfordshire The Detectival team( Metal Detectives Group) are teaming up with Leisure Promotions for the Spring Mini Detectival to bring you… Approx 450 Acres of… Continue Reading →

NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR METAL DETECTING PODCAST

John Wells of the NCMD joins us on The All Metal Mode UK Podcast to discuss the origins of the NCMD , the challenges it faces and the future of the NCMD. It is a fascinating episode of AMM UK… Continue Reading →

ALL METAL MODE PODCAST: RUTUS ALTER V2.0 SHOW inc PRIZE GIVEAWAYS LIVE 7/2/19

Thursday the 7th February LIVE at 8pm on Spreaker All Metal Mode UK hosts Mike Haer and Dave Sadler will be speaking with Rutus Alter 71 user Tony Cawood about his time in the hobby , finds and the new… Continue Reading →

THE NCMD LIVE TONIGHT ON THE ALL METAL MODE UK PODCAST !

John wells Chairman of the Midlands Federation and the Midlands representative at the NCMD will be the special guest on The All Metal Mode UK Podcast LIVE @8pm on 17/01/2019 on Spreaker. Hear about the creation of the NCMD ,… Continue Reading →

REMEMBER THOSE GUYS WHO FOUND THE ‘FAKE ROMAN GOLD COINS’ PROPS FROM BBC DETECTORISTS ? WELL ONE OF THEM JUST FOUND THE REAL THING !

You might remember back in 2018 two Detectorists found a Hoard of ‘gold’ Roman coins on the Suffolk / Essex border – You can imagine how they felt – Shouting , jumping around and dancing in the field at the… Continue Reading →

A black market in black torture By Doug Pickford

They’re something that nightmares are made or – straight from a 1960s Hammer horror film – but ducking stools are fetching big money, it would appear. One, an aged oak contraption that last saw the light of day centuries ago… Continue Reading →

The Metal Detectives Finds Of 2018 – In Pictures

The Metal Detectives Group had an incredible year in 2018. The Metal Detectives run regular digs through the year and more information can be found by visiting The Metal Detectives.net Take a look through the amazing images of finds made… Continue Reading →

The Treasure Act in the UK

The following information is replicated directly from the Portable Antiquities Scheme website. The Archaeology and Metal Detecting magazine would like to thank the PAS for the use of the information and again offer our full support to the scheme and… Continue Reading →

My metal detecting journey by Digger Dawn

At the age of 13, while playing hide and seek on a building site, I dug my toe into the dirt and saw a coin appear. I pulled the coin from the mud, wiped it clean and looked that coin… Continue Reading →

The XP PODCAST with Gary Blackwell CLICK TO LISTEN

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The XP PODCAST with Gary Blackwell , Graeme Stokes ,Gary Cook and Dave DiNatale

TONIGHT (03/01/2019) Live on The All Metal UK Podcast we talk with XP Guru Gary Blackwell. Detectorist Graeme Stokes who uses the ORX will be discussing His new Machine with Gary B, ‘Cookie’ Will be dialling in and we will… Continue Reading →

THE FORTEAN PODCAST : ROSWELL DEBRIS , ‘ALIEN’ MUMMIES AND MORE WITH GUEST STEVE MERA

January the 24th 2019 will see The All Metal Mode UK podcast venture into the realms of the Fortean. We will be discussing the debris alleged to be a part of the wreckage from the Roswell UFO crash , The… Continue Reading →

A Holiday Of A Lifetime – XP DEUS Found Civil War Hoard

When interviewed Darcy said that a detecting trip to the UK with his XPDeus was on his bucket list but he never imagined something like this would happen. Using the HOT program for the first time he heard a solid quiet… Continue Reading →

1000 years old treasure found in Poland By Piotr Taubler

The Following story was constructed by Team of Yorkshire’s – Marek Zacharko, who was involved in the archaeological evaluation. The article has been translated to English from the original Polish for Archmdmag by Marek, 1000 years old treasure found in… Continue Reading →

Review: Aristowax Non-Silicone Wood Silk. A cheap alternative for Metal detecting finds cleaning and preservation.

Archaeology and Metal Detecting Magazine would like to make you aware of a small but growing contingent of individuals like myself, who have found that the use of the Aristowax Wood Silk furniture polish ( with Bees Wax) is convenient, cheap… Continue Reading →

Review : Seals and their Context in the Middle Ages by Phillip R Schofield

Seals and their Context in the Middle Ages 2015; viii + 205 pages, 14 essays, 130 colour and b&w illustrations, 4 tables. Oxford and Philadelphia, Oxbow Books 978-1-78297-817-6 or Click here for direct link Hardback £81.  Three and a half… Continue Reading →

REVIEW: 50 Finds from Manchester and Merseyside: Objects from the Portable Antiquities Scheme by Vanessa Oakden

50 Finds from Manchester and Merseyside: Objects from the Portable Antiquities Scheme by Vanessa Oakden Vanessa Oakden Amberley Publishing – £13.49 ISBN-13 – 978-1445658551 Greater Manchester and Merseyside are built-up, urban areas, where the archaeology is often hidden under modern buildings… Continue Reading →

REVIEW: 50 Finds from Cheshire: Objects from the Portable Antiquities Scheme

50 Finds from Cheshire: Objects from the Portable Antiquities Scheme Vanessa Oakden Amberley, £14.99 ISBN 978-1445646909 This new work celebrating finds reported to the Portable Antiquities Scheme in Cheshire provides an illustrated insight into the county’s archaeology, and challenges previous… Continue Reading →

The Archaeology Fox by Stuart Harris. Book review by Lily Sadler (Aged 9)

Daddy loves the Romans Mummy the ancient Greeks Little fox just doesn’t get it He thinks his parents are geeks What is with all the photos? A shovel in the hand, Daddy fox says it is a magic trick That… Continue Reading →

Poetical Expressions from Worlds Below. By Mike Murphy

My passion for history and all things archaeological stem from several things, My Dad and Uncle – Both 1970’s detectorist’s and passionate history buffs, And Mick Murphy. For as long as I can remember from being a child, Mike Murphy… Continue Reading →

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