Ever wanted to be a real-life Indiana Jones? Well now’s your chance!

Colchester Archaelogical group is holding a community dig day at Marks Hall, Coggeshall, where everyone can join in with hands on activities for free.

The day will involve practical training, guidance on digging, identifying finds and the opportunity to learn from the experts.

There are four dates to choose from, August 5, 10, 12, and 17, running from 10am until 3pm.

with a maximum of ten people per day, so it is recommended those wishing to take part reserve their place by contacting the visitor centre on 01376 563796 or emailling events@markshall.org.uk.