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Under Southwark today

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Under Southwark today


A programme of guided walks that explores Southwark's history through the boroughs unique archaeology.

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Roman Southwark

Join Chris Constable, Borough Archaeologist for Southwark, as he leads a walk that explores the archaeology that has uncovered Roman Southwark, including the exciting new discoveries up to this year, from the secrets of King Alfred's Statue to the once in a generation discoveries at Landmark Court. The walk through Roman Southwark will start at the south end of Roman London Bridge and will cover some of the key sites marking the development of Roman Southwark and increasing our understanding of the area, ending near to Borough Tube Station.

Tuesday 19th July 2-3:30 pm
Tuesday 26th July 2-3:30 pm

Southwark's Archaeology
Southwark's Archaeology will be led by Southwark Heritage Officer, Jessie, travelling through thousands of years of Southwark's history told through the fascinating archaeological excavations still visible in the landscape. From arguably the largest archaeological site in the world, to a site that has conjured visions of Geese, there are many stories to tell. As well as visiting the sites where these excavation's took place, participants will be able to handle real historical objects from Southwark Heritage's archaeology collections.

Friday 22th July 10-12 pm
Friday 29th July 10-12 pm
Saturday 30th July 10-12pm

In celebration of the Festival of Archaeology 2022 and the exhibition, 'Southwark today' currently installed at the Southwark Heritage Centre.


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