Event Archive


  • Primary school children excavate on board the Time Truck (c) MOLA

    The archaeology of poo: Family workshop at 'Nasty Northampton' pop up exhibition

    09.08.2018 | Retail Unit A1 (near Costa Coffee), 32 - 34 Princes Walk, Upper Mall, Grosvenor Centre, NN1 2EL Northampton

    This Summer, Northampton Museum is hosting 'Nasty Northampton', a pop up exhibition for all the family at the Grosvenor Centre which brings Northampton's odd history to life. We will be joining in the fun with a free drop-in family workshop exploring how we can learn about what people ate in the past from the unglamorous traces they leave behind.

  • Kenley Airfield

    Kenley Revival Project Community Dig

    23.07.2018 to 25.07.2018
    | Kenley Airfield, CR8 5ES

    Gain archaeology skills this Summer with the Kenley Revival Project! Work alongside MOLA archaeologists to uncover hidden WWII features on Kenley Airfield to better understand how the airfield would have functioned.

  • Archaeologsists excavating the Curtain theatre (c) MOLA

    The Curtain Rises: Diverse Histories at the Curtain Playhouse

    21.07.2018 | Hackney House, 25-27 Curtain Road, London, EC2A 3LT

    Join MOLA archaeologists, academics, historians and performers at Hackney House for an afternoon of short interactive talks and performances exploring The Curtain Theatre - its history, its location in Shoreditch, and the diversity of both its audiences and the range of entertainment it offered from Elizabethan times onwards - in a venue right next to and overlooking its original site.

  • Warden Abbey Geophysical Survey Cloister

    Unveiling Old Warden's lost Cistercian Abbey

    20.07.2018 | The Garden Suite, The House at Shuttleworth, Old Warden Park, SG18 9EA

    Old Warden History and Heritage Society (OWHHS) are hosting an event to celebrate the unveiling of a new painting, revealing what Old Warden's lost Cistercian Abbey may have looked like from above in the late 14th Century. The painting by artist Peter Dunn was informed by the results of a geophysical survey conducted by MOLA in 2017.

  • Charlton Foreshore Walk

    15.07.2018 | The Anchor and Hope Pub, Riverside, Charlton, London, SE7 7SS

    Join the Thames Discovery Programme team for a walk on the Charlton foreshore to find out more about the maritime heritage of the area, including the remains of what was once the largest warship in the world. Thanks to funding from City Bridge Trust, this event is free for Londoners aged over 75.