Children using an archaeological dig box (c) MOLA

Dig Shakespeare: archaeology and theatre family workshops

The Stage archaeology space, Hewett Street, EC2A 3NN

Time: 10.00-15.30 drop in
Price and booking: FREE!

Event type: Family Event

Pop into The Stage archaeology space and try your hand at being an archaeologist for the day or take part in theatrical workshops with The Malachites, Shoreditch's Shakespeare company. Excavate artefacts in dig boxes using archaeologists’ tools, handle objects found on real digs and learn how to record and date Shakespearean artefacts. As well as talking to real archaeologists from MOLA and learning about the history and excavation of Hackney’s Curtain Theatre, actors from local Shakespeare company, The Malachites, will be leading theatrical workshops.

Who is it for: Families, children of all ages! (Kids must be accompanied by adults, and vice versa)

This is a Shakespeare 400 event, as part of The Stage Shoreditch community archaeology programme. For a full list of events, visit the MOLA Blog.