Tagged in ARCHAEOLOGY

Old Street is very old indeed...

Old Street is very old indeed...

Practically ancient.
Why You Should Keep Your Eyes Open When Walking By The Thames

Why You Should Keep Your Eyes Open When Walking By The Thames

When history gets washed up
Do You Know What You Can Find On The Foreshore Of The Thames?

Do You Know What You Can Find On The Foreshore Of The Thames?

How to spot Blitz rubble and ancient timbers.
Things That Have Been Dug Up In London: A Brief History

Things That Have Been Dug Up In London: A Brief History

London is in a constant state of rediscovering itself
The Secret Bones In Benjamin Franklin's Basement

The Secret Bones In Benjamin Franklin's Basement

Skeletons in the closet, bones in the basement.
Looking After London's Ghosts

Looking After London's Ghosts

A tour of a spooky archive.
Free And Cheap London Events: 21-27 July 2014

Free And Cheap London Events: 21-27 July 2014

London's bridges, cheap ciders and historical tours.
Temple Of Mithras Stays Boxed As City's Big Dig Continues

Temple Of Mithras Stays Boxed As City's Big Dig Continues

Roman remains still waiting in storage.
Roman Remains Found Beneath London Bridge Station

Roman Remains Found Beneath London Bridge Station

Boom time for archaeologists of Londinium.
Poke About In London's Underground Past At Festival Of Archaeology

Poke About In London's Underground Past At Festival Of Archaeology

Climb down a well and explore the Tower of London beach.
Crossrail Dig Uncovers Bedlam Burial Site

Crossrail Dig Uncovers Bedlam Burial Site

Latest archaeological news from the project.
The Romans Are Coming! Gladiator Games Return To Guildhall

The Romans Are Coming! Gladiator Games Return To Guildhall

Travel back in time to Londinium.
Visit The Remains Of Brunel's Railway At Paddington

Visit The Remains Of Brunel's Railway At Paddington

Crossrail dig finds evidence of 'Gauge Wars'.
Revealed: London's Early Roman Fort No One Knew Existed

Revealed: London's Early Roman Fort No One Knew Existed

Fenchurch Street defences uncovered.
Festival Of Archaeology Opens Up London's Secret Subterranea

Festival Of Archaeology Opens Up London's Secret Subterranea

Roman remains and a room of skeletons.
Visit The Billingsgate Roman House And Baths

Visit The Billingsgate Roman House And Baths

A very rare chance to see an ancient Italian bathing spot.
Book Now For London Archaeology Tours

Book Now For London Archaeology Tours

Archive tours, and visit a Roman fort.
Where Is London's Roman Chariot Racing Arena?

Where Is London's Roman Chariot Racing Arena?

It would make sense if it had one.
Crossrail Archaeology Exhibition Features Roman Skulls

Crossrail Archaeology Exhibition Features Roman Skulls

Skulls, plague pits and the Black Death.
First Reference To London Uncovered Near Thames

First Reference To London Uncovered Near Thames

Includes first mention of London.
14th-Century Plague Pit Found During Crossrail Dig

14th-Century Plague Pit Found During Crossrail Dig

Skeletons discovered in Charterhouse Square.
Ancient Timbers Found At Vauxhall

Ancient Timbers Found At Vauxhall

Discovered in the Thames: something older and more wooden than Syd Little.
Rare Medieval Propaganda Uncovered In Thames Goes On Display

Rare Medieval Propaganda Uncovered In Thames Goes On Display

Finest example of its type.
Roman London Fragments, Cosmetic Cream And Bikini Bottoms

Roman London Fragments, Cosmetic Cream And Bikini Bottoms

Londinium sets up in Guildhall Yard.
Ancient Sound Effect Device Discovered At Shakespeare Theatre

Ancient Sound Effect Device Discovered At Shakespeare Theatre

Including ancient sound effect.
Curtain Theatre Excavation Prompts Shakespearean Walks And Talks

Curtain Theatre Excavation Prompts Shakespearean Walks And Talks

Shoreditch was London's first Theatreland.
Crossrail Work Uncovers Victorian Shipyard

Crossrail Work Uncovers Victorian Shipyard

Remains of Thames Ironworks & Shipbuilding Company discovered.
Temple Of Mithras: Were You There?

Temple Of Mithras: Were You There?

Search for those who remember famous dig.
Crossrail Archaeological Exhibition: Back By Popular Demand

Crossrail Archaeological Exhibition: Back By Popular Demand

A skeleton from Bedlam and medieval hair curlers.
War At The Guardian: UCL Lunch Hour Lectures On Tour

War At The Guardian: UCL Lunch Hour Lectures On Tour

Free talks on WWI.
Have A Dirty Weekend On The Thames

Have A Dirty Weekend On The Thames

Mudlark your heart out.
Crossrail Archaeological Discoveries Go On Display

Crossrail Archaeological Discoveries Go On Display

Bones, bison, Bedlam and beyond.
Victorian Ice Wells And Petrified Poo: It's The Festival Of Archaeology 2016

Victorian Ice Wells And Petrified Poo: It's The Festival Of Archaeology 2016

Plus flint knapping, deer skin tanning and an amazing church organ.
World's Rarest Skeleton To Be Preserved At Grant Museum

World's Rarest Skeleton To Be Preserved At Grant Museum

New project aims to protect 39 rare animal skeletons.
Treasures From The University Of Cambridge Museums

Treasures From The University Of Cambridge Museums

Rare artefacts from Cambridge make the trip down to London.
Crowdfunding: Waterways, Street Art And A Giant Sandwich

Crowdfunding: Waterways, Street Art And A Giant Sandwich

A round-up of November's noteworthy projects.
Video: Uncovering The Secrets Of The Curtain Theatre

Video: Uncovering The Secrets Of The Curtain Theatre

A dug is under way.
Talk: Recent London Archaeology @ Walbrook Building

Talk: Recent London Archaeology @ Walbrook Building

A breakfast talk about recent digs around the city.
Discover The Archaeology Of Crossrail In New Books

Discover The Archaeology Of Crossrail In New Books

Stepney and Bow Creek.
Archaeological Dig At UKCMRI Site Behind British Library

Archaeological Dig At UKCMRI Site Behind British Library

Come witness the history of Somers Town as the trenches go in.
Daniel Silver's Sculptures Masquerade As An Archaeological Dig

Daniel Silver's Sculptures Masquerade As An Archaeological Dig

Uncover a lost civilisation under London.
Dive Into The Thames' Past With Greenwich FROGs

Dive Into The Thames' Past With Greenwich FROGs

Free talks gives insight into archaeology work.
Bronze Age Remains Found In Plumstead

Bronze Age Remains Found In Plumstead

Crossrail dig uncovers evidence of ancient transport route.
Museums of London: New Looks, New Names

Museums of London: New Looks, New Names

Digging Up Deptford For The Golden Hind

Digging Up Deptford For The Golden Hind

Medieval Mayhem After Hours In An Archaeological Archive

Medieval Mayhem After Hours In An Archaeological Archive

Museum of London's special event for Museums at Night (sponsored post).
Londonist Out Loud: A Podcast About London, 5 September 2014

Londonist Out Loud: A Podcast About London, 5 September 2014

Ever heard of a dwarf elephant?
Putting The Witch Back Into Greenwich

Putting The Witch Back Into Greenwich

Medieval Knights Prove Monty Python Right

Medieval Knights Prove Monty Python Right

Women Show Four Sides Of Richard III

Women Show Four Sides Of Richard III

All female cast inject new perspective on Shakespeare's tyrant.
Crossrail Crosses Bones

Crossrail Crosses Bones

Touch Up London #85

Touch Up London #85

Things To Do In London This Weekend: 19-20 July 2014

Things To Do In London This Weekend: 19-20 July 2014

Including a rare opportunity to visit Tower Beach.
Things To Do In London This Weekend: 12-13 July 2014

Things To Do In London This Weekend: 12-13 July 2014

Astronomy, gin, ghost signs and a yoga rave.
Londonist Out Loud: A Podcast For London, 7 September 2012

Londonist Out Loud: A Podcast For London, 7 September 2012

Archeology of the Crossrail digs.