UCL Student survey for Masters dissertation in Managing Archaeological Sites

Online Resources Survey

One of the students at the Institute of archaeology is conducting a survey of website and social media use in the heritage sector for her MA in Managing Archaeological Sites. ASE encourage you to complete the short web questionnaire.

11th August 2015

ASE Director quoted in The Telegraph

Severed heads of Dacian warriors held by Roman auxiliaries

ASE Director, Dom Perring, quoted in 'The mystery of the headless skeleton revealed by Crossrail', which reports on the discovery of decapitated skulls close to the course of the River Walbrook.

5th June 2015

Big Parks Project, Grand Opening


On Saturday 7th March the Big Parks Project in Peacehaven is having a Grand Opening Event. There will be puppet shows and circus skills, a bar, music, bike rides and interactive archaeology. ASE will be there running a stand and activities. This promises to be a fun and interesting event.

More information can be found by going to:

23rd February 2015

Brighton 3650BC to 2015AD: The People, Place and Archaeology of Whitehawk Camp

Dig Whitehawk Talk

Thursday 5th March. The event is free to attend and there is no need to book. The talk will take place at The Old Courtroom, 118 Church Street, Brighton, BN1 1UD

More information can be found by going to:

23rd February 2015

Join us at Dig Whitehawk events this winter!

reconstruction drawing of Whitehawk Hill

Get close to history with the Whitehawk Camp Community Archaeology's family archaeology day. This is a free, drop-in event suitable for all ages. The event is hosted by Brighton Museum and Art Gallery.

More information can be found by going to:

6th January 2015

News from excavations at Barnham, West Sussex

A selection of potsherds from the Barnham excavations.

Excavations undertaken by ASE over the past month in Barnham, West Sussex have revealed a sequence of Roman farmstead enclosures and potential pre-enclosure phase of activities. The main period of occupation spans the first to second centuries AD and may have started in the late Iron Age before the Roman conquest in AD43.

The site has been attracting interest from the local and national news.

10th November 2014

CAA Seminar Series

CAA Seminar Series

The second in a series of seminars exploring the value of contract archaeology will be taking place at Braintree Town Hall, Fairfield Road, Braintree, CM6 3YG on Friday 7th November 2013. Theme of this seminar is innovation and technological developments in commercial work.

27th October 2014

Archived News Stories


London Archaeologist lecture and AGM

Archaeology South-East's director Dominic Perring marks 25 years since he wrote his definitive book, 'Roman London' with a review of the excavations and archaeological research in the capital since 1990.

CAA Seminar Series

Archaeology South-East are pleased to announce that they will be holding seminars exploring the value of contract archaeology. The events are free, no need to book and all are welcome to attend.

For more information visit the CAA Seminar Series website.

Dig Whitehawk

'Dig Whitehawk', the Whitehawk project's outreach team, will be at a number of festivals this summer and hosting a site open day on 23rd August 2014.

For more information visit theĀ Whitehawk Project pages of the CAA website.

World Archaeology Festival 2014

The Institute of Archaeology's contribution to the Council of British Archaeology's Festival of British Archaeology will take place on Saturday 14th June from 11am-5pm.

For more information visit the Festival of Archaeology website.

Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story

Ground-breaking research by staff of the Institute of Archaeology including ASE's Matt Pope is featured in this ongoing exhibition at the Natural History Museum until 28th September.

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