Over the course of this academic year over 200 teachers and trainee teachers have attended our prehistory training as part of the London Schools Excellence Fund project, Prehistory in the Primary Classroom. Read the full post
The Museum’s Unearthing programme has taken us all across the Capital, from Hounslow to Havering, Bromley to Barnet. This autumn, we’re focusing on South-South London, and the boroughs of Croydon & Sutton. Over the next few weeks I’ll be sharing what was found when archaeologists dug up Beddington in the 1980s, taking in 10000 years of history and revealing how you can be part of this story.
In a city as built up as London it can be a stretch of the imagination to visualise what our prehistoric landscape would have looked like, but there are glimpses if you look for them. Read the full post
The link between Bromley & Ancient Rome
In 43AD the Roman army crossed the Channel and began their conquest of Britain. Within a decade the area around the Thames had transformed into a city which would grow, be attacked, be fortified, be burnt, be rebuilt, expand and evolve. However, this isn’t the story I’m here to tell (that’s what we have the Roman Gallery for). This blog is interested in the lives beyond the city.