Research & Engagement
We develop partnerships with commercial, academic and community groups to produce truly innovative archaeological research.
We run community archaeology programmes that stimulate enquiry and promote active discovery.
MOLA has produced over a hundred archaeological publications, ranging from academic monographs to popular books.
The Resource Library provides access to unpublished reports, publication resources and bibliographic article references.
We carry out a range of research and community archaeology projects every year, with our partners.
Experience archaeology first-hand and volunteer with MOLA, CITiZAN and the Thames Discovery Programme.
These pages provide information on events that MOLA is hosting and those we are contributing to, ranging from walks and talks to community digs, conferences and exhibitions.
Your gift, large or small, can support one of our many charitable initiatives.
Wartime public health posters found in Drapers’ Hall basement give insight into its air raid shelter past
14.08.2019Our historic building recording of Drapers’ Hall ahead of its transformation into a new music venue by Historic Coventry Trust with support from The Prince’s Foundation has been revealing the social history of the urban centre of Coventry during the Blitz. In this blog, Historic Building Officer Lauren Wilson explores what has been revealed about how the basement provided shelter for local people during the Second World War…
MOLA Headland team
12.08.2019As our archaeobotany team move through the post-excavation process for the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme they are uncovering clues about the other plant-based foods which are likely to have had an important role in the diet of past populations. Let’s explore the potentially toxic world of pulses.