Festival of Archaeology 2018

Saturday, July 21, 2018 to Sunday, July 22, 2018

Booking: No booking required.

Entry by £2 donation, Tickets for talks £8 each

10am - 5pm Saturday and Sunday

Join us for a family-friendly, unique weekend of heritage, archaeology and living history. Now a firm fixture in the museum programme, this will include two days of talks on some of the hottest archaeological topics, which will run quite literally from fact to fiction. The dynamic showground outside will mean fun for archaeology fans of all ages - no spades necessary...

Here is this year's programme. To book tickets for any of these talks, please click HERE

If you are a museum member and have not received your discount code for booking Festival tickets online, please contact the museum on 01722 332151.

Saturday 21 July

10.30 - 11.30  Dr Ellen Royrvik ‘Are you a Viking? A Legacy Explored’

12.00 - 13.00  Lindsey Davis, author of the much-loved ‘Falco’ series of historical novels

13.30 - 14.30  Richard Osgood ‘Operation Nightingale’s search for WWI Mk II Tanks at Bullecourt’

15.00 - 16.00  Alex Hildred ‘Henry VIII’s Mary Rose – Workplace, Home, Tomb’

Sunday 22 July

10.30 - 11.30  Nathalie Barrett ‘Scanning Pitt-Rivers’

12.00 - 13.00  Dr Louise Loe and Professor Margaret Cox ‘Uncovering the Fallen: The Excavation and Analysis of 250 Soldiers of WWI in Fromelles, France’

13.30 - 14.30  Dr Phil Harding and Lorraine Mepham talking about their live dig at the museum

15.00 - 16.00  Dr David Roberts ‘Recent Historic England Fieldwork in the Stonehenge World Heritage Site

Fundraising event

Venue: All Museum »