Silchester in the press

Current Archaeology Magazine

A wonderful piece from Current Archaeology summarising the life-long work of Mike and Amanda through the CA archive

A great summary of the 2017 excavation of the Silchester temple

Blog Posts

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News from the Department of Archaeology at the University of Reading

2017

Nero and the Silchester Temple  November

2016

Finding Nero: Silchester Stories November

Silchester Excavation Project Shortlisted for 2016 British Archaeological Awards June

2015

Silchester – Summer Excavations Updates October

500 years of urban life at Silchester: the Iron Age and Roman town October

Professor Mike Fulford wins ‘Archaeologist of the Year’ March

Latest press releases

2016

Virtual Reality Experience allows you to walk around and even smell this Roman Town

Silchester Excavation Project Shortlisted for 2016 British Archaeological Awards

2015

Signpost to the past – pieces of Roman building reunited after 2000 years November

From site to sight – new exhibition tells story of archaeological dig through artist’s eyes October

New dig to tell Silchester’s Iron Age story begins August

2014

Join the search for a mysterious Roman King at the Silchester Open Days

2013

University of Reading archaeologists make a little boy’s dream come true August

Caesar chance to step back in time at Silchester Roman Town Open Days! July

2012

Iron Age people introduced Mediterranean cuisine to Britain! July

2011

Silchester Open Day attracts record numbers! August

Discover Roman Britain at the Silchester Open Days July

University has leading part in The Eagle movie March

2010

Step back in time at Silchester Roman Town open days July

Public Lecture Series – Facing up to Rome: Discoveries at Calleva April

2009

Silchester Roman Town Open Days – get to the bottom of archaeology this Summer! July

First evidence of an Iron Age ‘Town’ in Britain July

2007

We’re digging it: Silchester Roman Town Open Days 2007 June

2006

Public lecture digs deep at Silchester Roman Town November

Roman Britain opens to visitors July

2005

Silchester, a site to behold July

Media enquiries

Members of the press and media can contact the University of Reading Press Office for more information, to request images and to arrange interviews and media appearances.

Pete Bryant, Press Officer

Email: p.g.bryant@reading.ac.uk

Telephone: +44 (0)118 378 4912