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.


  • Fire Bricks found by the Thames Foreshore TDP

    Thames Discovery Programme: Report Writing Workshop

    19.10.2019 | Mortimer Wheeler House, 46 Eagle Wharf Rd, London, N1 7ED

    Join the Thames Discovery Programme for a workshop exploring the process of writing an archaeological report. The day will involve an introduction to the purpose of reports and the wide range of archaeological literature. The session will also give attendees the first steps in writing their own archaeological reports.

  • Thames Discovery Programme: Charlton Foreshore Walk

    19.10.2019 | Anchor and Hope Public House, Anchor and Hope Lane, Charlton, SE7 7EG

    Join one of our expert archaeologists from the Thames Discovery Programme for a walk on the Charlton Foreshore. Find out about the maritime heritage of the area, including the remains of what was once the largest warship in the world.

  • Land of the Fanns pop up display at Hornchurch Military Festival (c) Land of the Fanns

    Land of the Fanns pop-up display goes to Thames Chase Apple Day

    20.10.2019 | Thames Chase Forest Centre, Upminster RM14 3NS, Sunday 20 October 2019

    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 20 October, it will be at Thames Chase Forest Centre Apple Day in Upminster.

  • CHATmethod

    CHATmethod: CHAT Conference 2019

    01.11.2019 to 03.11.2019
    | MOLA (Mortimer Wheeler House) and Museum of London Docklands

    Hosted by MOLA, this year’s Contemporary and Historical Archaeology in Theory conference ‘CHATmethod’ will venture for the first time beyond archaeological theory to directly address the basics of what we do and how we do it.

  • Thames Discovery Programme: Rotherhithe-Bermondsey Foreshore Walk

    15.12.2019 | Hanover River Stairs, opposite Isambard Place, Rotherhithe, SE16 5QT

    From ship-building and breaking to the Pilgrim Fathers and kings, the stretch of foreshore between Rotherhithe and Bermondsey tells a rich story. Join one of our expert archaeologists on a guided walk along this part of the Thames.