The Thames Discovery Programme, now in its fifth year, aims to involve the public in recording and monitoring the fast disappearing archaeology of the Thames foreshore. Over millennia, archaeological deposits, features and finds have built up, but much of the foreshore is now eroding and the archaeology is being washed away. As there is little [...]
Orpington District and Archaeological Society (ODAS) will be conducting their 27th year of excavations at Scadbury Manor, a Medieval moated manor house in Chislehurst, Kent. Membership of ODAS is required to participate in the excavation, and those wishing to dig must be over the age of 18 unless accompanied by an adult. Excavation dates are [...]
Enfield Archaeological Society are running two main summer excavations this year. The first is on the site of Theobalds Tudor/Stuart royal palace, and later Georgian and Victorian buildings at CedarsPark in Cheshunt. The second excavation will be on a 17th century L-shaped threshing barn on the site of the earlier Elsyng royal palace in the [...]
Bexley Archaeological Group (BAG) will be running their annual summer training excavation week at their on-going site in Bexley, Kent. Novice excavators from all over the country are invited to participate. All excavators will have the opportunity to experience the main tasks associated with an excavation, under the supervision and guidance of the Field Officers [...]
Surrey Archaeological Society is planning an eighth season of excavation at Ashtead Roman Villa and Tileworks. Volunteers are invited to take part across three weeks in August and September. In 2012, the team developed their knowledge of the early buildings west of the Roman ‘villa’, and this work will continue in 2013. Questions raised by [...]
It’s Guy Fawkes night – 5 November 2012 — and I have been in London for 50 years. I first came to London in 1962 to take up a new job and a new life as an articled clerk, and I stayed with my friend David at the Belsize Square Residential Club, a somewhat seedy [...]
UCL is the largest archaeological department in the country and offers an exceptionally wide range of topics covering both archaeological practice and cultural area studies.
Teaches undergraduate courses in archaeology and history from Classical Greece to Medieval Europe. Several practical training projects and excavations in Britain, Romania and Italy.