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Archaeology NOW: Vindolanda - Fully booked

This event is now fully booked, please call the Box Office on 0115 846 7777 to be added to the waiting list.

A series of FREE talks and handling sessions that focuses on current archaeological work.

These talks allow professional archaeologists, related specialists and community groups to share their exciting work with us as it is happening and include regional, national and international projects.

All talks are at 1pm in the Djanogly Theatre, please book your place in advance at the Box Office on 0115 846 7777.

The site of Vindolanda, a part of the Frontiers of the Roman Empire World Heritage Site, was a place of frenetic activity and change throughout its long Roman and Post-Roman history. This lecture looks at some of the most recent results from the on-going excavation at the site. These have produced more of Britain’s top treasures, the Vindolanda ink writing tablets, a wooden toilet seat and a wide variety of material culture which helps archaeologists to put the flesh back on the bones of military communities along the frontier.

With Dr Andrew Birley, CEO and Director of Excavations, The Vindolanda Trust.