Event Archive


  • Time Truck (c) MOLA


    02.09.2018 | Kew Bridge Plaza, Kew Road (west of Kew bridge), W4 3NG

    Thanks to generous support from Thames Water, the MOLA Time Truck and Thames Discovery Programme teams will be at Tidefest 2018, sharing the story of London’s sewers as told by the archaeology we find on the Thames foreshore. There will be a showcase of Thames foreshore finds on display, and visitors are encouraged to bring along their own finds for the team to identify in an ‘Ask the Archaeologist’ session.

  • Josh Frost leads the Thames Discovery Programme Tadpoles session (c) MOLA.jpg

    Custom House Foreshore Family Day

    01.09.2018 | Custom House Stairs, Water Lane, London, EC3R

    Join the Thames Discovery Programme team for a fun family-friendly day exploring the Custom House foreshore. Discover how the fantastic work of our young volunteer programme - the TaDPoles - is helping us to learn about the history of this bustling area of the Thames from the Romans to the modern day.

  • Alan Pipe Archaeozoology animal bone (c) MOLA

    Smithfield 150: Meet the Bones Whisperer

    26.08.2018 | Smithfield Market, London, EC1A 9PS

    Join MOLA animal bone expert Alan Pipe and team as they show the archaeological evidence for the Smithfield meat trade and consumption, the disposal of animal waste, and the bone evidence for wildlife in London over the past 2000 years.

  • Time Truck Microscope

    The archaeology of bugs and beasties: Family workshop at 'Nasty Northampton' pop up exhibition

    23.08.2018 | Retail Unit A1 (near Costa Coffee), 32 - 34 Princes Walk, Upper Mall, Grosvenor Centre, NN1 2EL Northampton

    On Thursday 23rd August, join our environmental archaeology team for a fun free family workshop exploring what we can learn about how creepy crawlies like household pests and gut parasites affected people's lives in the past. Take a look down a digital microscope, and have a go at identifying what you see with the help of our experts.

  • Greenwich Foreshore Walk

    15.08.2018 | Queens Stairs, Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich London

    Join the Thames Discovery Programme team for a walk along the Greenwich foreshore. Discover the rich and varied history of the site from its use as the favoured royal palace of the Tudor monarchs to its repurposing as a naval hospital and college. See archaeological remains on the foreshore, and watch the Foreshore Recording and Obervation Group at work.