Valentines day weekend on the Thames: the sun shone, the water glistened, and we fell head over heels for some of the best foreshore archaeology we’d seen in a long long time. Joining the renowned Thames Discovery Programme for the first of two dirty weekends, our merry band set about cleaning and recording a ‘Grid [...]
It’s been awhile, but our intrepid archaeologist Raksha is back with an update from the field. Where has she been, what has she found, why has she suddenly fallen in love with Samian bowls? Read on!
Christmas has arrived early at DV, and this video clip is our gift to you! Our friend Professor Vince Gaffney of the Institute of Archaeology and Antiquity at Birmingham talks about Doggerland, the lost landscape under the North Sea. An amazing but little-known fact for most people is that until about 6,500 years ago, the [...]
As the summer season at Flag Fen built to a tremendous crescendo, we were thrilled to host our penultimate DVIP speaker – Time Team’s very own Tony Robinson. There’s a fantastically adorned chair in the Iron Age roundhouse at Flag Fen, with ‘Bard of the Fens’ carved across the back. If anyone deserved to inherit [...]
For the first of our DVIP lectures at Flag Fen we were honoured to host Martin Carver, Emeritus Professor of Archaeology at the University of York, editor of the Journal Antiquity and the author of one of our favourite ‘how-to’ books on field archaeology – Archaeological Investigation. Based on his latest book ‘Making Archaeology Happen: [...]