Exploring Worcestershire's past

We are experts in archives and archaeology

Worcestershire Shakespeare documents UNESCO registered

Exploring Worcestershire's past

We are experts in archives and archaeology

Worcestershire Shakespeare documents UNESCO registered

Exploring Worcestershire's past

We are experts in archives and archaeology

Worcestershire Shakespeare documents UNESCO registered

Exploring Worcestershire's past

We are experts in archives and archaeology

Worcestershire Shakespeare documents UNESCO registered

Exploring Worcestershire's past

We are experts in archives and archaeology

Worcestershire Shakespeare documents UNESCO registered

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  • 15th September 2019
Ruardean Hill Excavation Open Day

Sunday 22nd September, 10.30am – 3.30pm Another year, another community excavation for the Foresters’ Forest project. This time we’re exploring a Roman enclosure at Ruardean Hill in the Forest of Dean, which initial investigations suggest may be a small fortlet. Come along and see what we’ve discovered at the Open Day on Sunday 22nd September, when...

  • 3rd September 2019
Uncovering the Battle of Worcester

On the 3rd September 1651 the last battle of the Civil War raged in Worcester. Over 360 years later, ammunition, fixtures and fittings are coming to light from that fatal clashing of armies and beliefs. But how do you find the ephemeral archaeology of a battlefield, events of a single day in history? This is...