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.


  • Dramatic Discoveries: Recreating The Theatre

    18.07.2019 to 27.08.2019
    | Rich Mix – Mezzanine Gallery, 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, Shoreditch, London E1 6LA

    We’re delighted to be working alongside Art Hoppers and Rich Mix, The Theatre Courtyard Gallery, and Columbia Primary School for Dramatic Discoveries – a project which celebrates the discovery of ‘The Theatre, London’s first playhouse and stage to Shakespeares plays.

  • Coastal Discovery with CITiZAN at Hull and East Riding Museum

    31.07.2019 to 28.08.2019
    | Museum Gardens, 36 High Street, Hull, HU1 1NQ

    Join the CITiZAN - the Coastal and Intertidal Zone Archaeology Network - to discover what you didn’t know about our beaches, estuaries and cliffs along the British coast.

  • Shake it up: A Shakespeare festival for Shoreditch

    23.08.2019 to 24.08.2019
    | Shoreditch Town Hall

    For one weekend only, Shoreditch will play host to Shake It Up festival, celebrating the life and work of its most famous resident, William Shakespeare.

  • MOLA Ambassadors foreshore walk (c) MOLA

    Totally Thames guided walks

    02.09.2019 to 19.09.2019
    | Various locations around London

    As part of Totally Thames, an annual celebration of the River Thames, the Thames Discovery Programme team will be leading 8 guided walks at locations around London to explore the fascinating archaeology to be found on the foreshore of the Thames.

  • Display banners event (c) MOLA

    Land of the Fanns pop-up display goes to The Orsett Show

    07.09.2019 | The Orsett Showground, RM16 3JU

    We have curated a touring pop-up display for The Land of the Fanns, revealing how London, once made up of fens, forests and farms, has developed over the centuries. On the 7 September, it will be at The Orsett Show in Grays.