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  • Step inside Shakespeare's first theatre

    Step inside Shakespeare's first theatre

    MOLA team
    25.06.2012

    Cloak and Dagger Studios (CnD) and Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA) have teamed up to create the first ever digital animation of Shakespeare’s original London playhouse, The Theatre.

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  • Remains of Shakespeare’s Curtain Theatre discovered in Shoreditch

    Remains of Shakespeare’s Curtain Theatre discovered in Shoreditch

    MOLA team
    06.06.2012

    The remains of London’s second playhouse, The Curtain Theatre, could be unearthed in Shoreditch as part of a development by Plough Yard Developments in conjunction with The Estate Office Shoreditch. The Curtain Theatre was home to William Shakespeare’s company, the Lord Chamberlain’s Men, before they settled at the Globe.

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  • Partnering Developing City exhibition

    Partnering Developing City exhibition

    MOLA team
    18.05.2012

    We are delighted to be an exhibition partner of this summer’s major public exhibition The Developing City, which will explore the past, present and future of the City of London as a centre for international trade.

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  • Convoys Wharf - the Dockyard Basin

    Convoys Wharf - the Dockyard Basin

    MOLA team
    27.02.2012

    MOLA is continuing its work at the site of the Deptford Royal Dockyard, which is now known as Convoys Wharf. The excavations have unearthed several phases of the Dockyard Basin.

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  • Convoys Wharf: the storehouse and slipway

    Convoys Wharf: the storehouse and slipway

    MOLA team
    28.11.2011

    Excavations by Museum of London Archaeology continue at Convoys Wharf. The main aim of Area 4 are to investigate the complex of warehouses which grew up around a storehouse originally constructed in 1513, and one of the dockyard’s shipbuilding slipways.

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