Explore our public events. These pages provide information on events that MOLA is hosting and events that our archaeologists and specialists are taking part in. Events range from walks and talks to community digs, conferences and exhibitions.


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    Tadpoles walk – Deptford: Mapping the foreshore with Thames Discovery Programme

    27.07.2017 | Stairs at the end of Watergate Street Watergate Street Deptford London SE8 3HW

    Join the award-winning Thames Discovery Programme for their next Tadpoles walk and discover more about shipbuilding at the royal dockyard. This event will also include a site walk over and a chance to look at artefacts with one of our archaeologists.

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    Tadpoles walk - Deptford: Shipyards and Slipways - Features on the Foreshore

    28.07.2017 | Stairs at the end of Watergate Street Watergate Street Deptford London SE8

    Join the Thames Discovery Programme for the next Tadpoles Walk! This session will include a site walk over and a chance to look at finds with one of our team of archaeologists.

  • CITiZAN Volunteers record archaeological features at Mersea Island Foreshore Coastal and intertidal archaeology

    CITiZAN Training: Exploring the archaeology of Mersea Island

    28.07.2017 to 30.07.2017
    | West Mersea, Essex

    Come along for a lovely weekend at the foreshore surrounding Mersea island. Join CITiZAN and other volunteers as they continue walking the foreshore and monitor over 40 archaeological features. Their aim is to understand how these features are changing and if they can help indicate the rate of erosion that has a devastating effect on shores and coastal heritage.

  • CITiZAN App Workshop Coastal Archaeology

    CITiZAN App Workshop: Fort Cumberland

    29.07.2017 | Fort Cumberland Fort Cumberland Road Portsmouth PO4 9LD

    Come and join the south-west CITiZAN team at the historic Fort Cumberland, Portsmouth for a workshop on how to rapidly record at risk archaeology on the coast.

  • TDP - Charlton Summer Walk River Thames London archaeology history

    TDP Charlton Summer Walk

    29.07.2017 | River stairs next to the Anchor and Hope Pub (nearest railway station: Charlton)

    Join the Thames Discovery Programme to explore the foreshore at Charlton in the London Borough of Greenwich. See the Foreshore Recording and Observation Group in action and learn more about activity on the waterfront, especially ship breaking at Castle’s Yard.