Unravelling the mysteries of Stonehenge

If you’re hooked on Stonehenge and its landscape this may be just the thing for you. On Thursday 5 December between 1.15pm – 1.55pm Professor Mike Parker Pearson of UCL Institute of Archaeology will be giving a free public lecture as part of UCL’s  Lunch Hour Lecture series .

Professor Mike Parker Pearson enjoying his time with us in the northern half of the WHS

Professor Mike Parker Pearson enjoying his time with us in the northern half of the WHS

 The lectures are free and open to everyone on a first-come first-served basis and don’t have to be  pre-booked (you’ll find details of the venue and the lecture below). But don’t despair if you can’t make it to London, you can watch it live online at www.ucl.ac.uk/lhl/streamed or after the event on UCL’s YouTube channel www.youtube.com/UCLLHL 

Is Stonehenge beginning to give up its mysteries after 5000 years?

Is Stonehenge beginning to give up its mysteries after 5000 years?

Lecture Unravelling the mysteries of Stonehenge

Stonehenge is one of the great mysteries of archaeology. Since 2003 there has been a major programme of research into this enigmatic monument, revealing entirely new findings about its date, its purpose and its context within its surrounding landscape. This lecture will cover some of the highlights of these recent investigations.

Venue  Darwin Lecture Theatre, access via Malet Place, University College London, WC1E 6BT 

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About Dr Nick

Dr Nick Snashall is Archaeologist for Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site. She is fascinated by prehistoric stones, large and small, and their potential for unlocking the secrets of our past. Nick is co-director of Living with Monuments (an AHRC funded research project aiming to address our lack of knowledge of Neolithic settlement and non-monumental activity through targetted fieldwork and archival research into the Avebury region) and Ground -Truthing Stonehenge’s ‘Superhenge’: excavations at Durrington Walls (Current Archaeology's 2017 Research Project of the Year)

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