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.


  • Medieval pottery collection  (c) MOLA

    MOLA Academy for Archaeological Specialist Training (MAAST)

    27.09.2018 to 21.03.2019
    | Mortimer Wheeler House, 46 Eagle Wharf Road, London N1 7ED

    MOLA Academy of Archaeological Specialist Training (MAAST) is started with its first free specialist-led archaeology training programme: Understanding Archaeological Artefacts.

  • Thames Discovery Programme FROG Training 2019

    24.02.2019 to 21.04.2019
    | Various (Greenwich, Trinity Buoy Wharf, MOLA)

    Bookings are now open for training to become a member of the Foreshore Recording and Observation Group and volunteer with Thames Discovery Programme.

  • Archaeologists on site at the Curtain Theatre (c) MOLA

    Shakespeare Week: Hackney Libraries

    18.03.2019 to 24.03.2019
    | Hackney Central Library, 1 Reading Lane, London E8 1DY / Dalston CLR James Library, Dalston Square, London E8 3BQ

    Join MOLA experts at Hackney Libraries Shakespeare Week events, where we'll be celebrating all things Shakespeare in style with artefacts from the Curtain Theatre

  • Thames Discovery Programme TDP Tadpoles

    Thames Discovery Programme Tadpoles: Greenwich foreshore walk

    23.03.2019 | The Queen’s Stairs, Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich

    The second Tadpoles session of the year will put our new skills into use on a visit the foreshore at the Old Royal Naval College at Greenwich, to explore archaeological features which point towards the presence of one of the most important palaces of the Tudor dynasty.

  • Alice Roberts – Presenter (Previously Inducted) Harvey Lilley – Director - (Previously Inducted) Stuart Powell – Producer - (Previously Inducted)   Camera Op TBC Sound Op TBC    Richard Bath – Drone Op - (Previously Inducted) Saul Willouhgby – Drone Op -

    Thames Discovery Programme Tadpoles: First fieldwork trip to Custom House

    10.04.2019 | Custom House Stairs, Water Lane, EC3R

    The third and fourth Tadpoles sessions will take place at Custom House over two days, and will a first opportunity to take part in practical fieldwork and help to record the archaeology of this stretch of foreshore.