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Modern Day Veterans Return to Waterloo
Dig Diary, News

Modern Day Veterans Return to Waterloo

In July, the veteran support charity Waterloo Uncovered will return to the Waterloo battlefield in Belgium to conduct their first archaeological excavation since 2019.
Waterloo Battlefield Virtual Tour with Phil Harding
Events, News

Waterloo Battlefield Virtual Tour with Phil Harding

Join Time Team's Phil Harding for a free virtual tour of the Waterloo battlefield and live Q &A!
New Horizons: Falklands War Mapping Project
News

New Horizons: Falklands War Mapping Project

On the anniversary of the end of the Falklands Conflict, watch a fascinating summary of the Falklands Project, and read Waterloo Uncovered's Welfare Officer Rod
Sponsor Waterloo Uncovered and Support Veterans
Fundraising

Sponsor Waterloo Uncovered and Support Veterans

Waterloo Uncovered is extremely grateful for a generous donation from the staff of the Belgian Embassy in London.
Invictus Games
Events, News

Invictus Games

In April, the Waterloo Uncovered Team attended the first Invictus Games since the pandemic, in the Hague in the Netherlands!
Belgian Embassy Staff Donate £10,000
News

Belgian Embassy Staff Donate £10,000

Waterloo Uncovered is extremely grateful for a generous donation from the staff of the Belgian Embassy in London.
Return to Waterloo - Thank You!
News

Return to Waterloo – Thank You!

Our annual fundraiser, Return to Waterloo, was held this year at the beautiful Christ Church, Spitalfields, and was hosted by the fabulous Gyles Brandreth.
The Art of Waterloo
Articles

The Art of Waterloo

The Battle of Waterloo has inspired artists, poets and writers for centuries. To coincide with our Creative Arts Programme, we’ve decided to highlight our favourite
August Dig Diary
Dig Diary

August Dig Diary

Find out what we've been up to this summer, including an updates on our programmes and summer events, and a highly successful 1815 Challenge!
Waterloo Pubs
Articles

Waterloo Pubs

The Battle of Waterloo had a huge influence on British history - and British pub names! There are dozens of pubs in the UK with
2020 Update
News

2020 Update

Waterloo Uncovered 2020Sadly due to Coronavirus, we won’t be able to excavate this July as planned. Nevertheless, there’s a chance for you to dig ever-deeper
WU People: Sebastiaan Loche
Articles

WU People: Sebastiaan Loche

Sebastiaan Loche, featured in front of Château d’Hougoumont WU People: Sebastiaan Loche Sebastiaan Loche (43) from Zwolle in the Netherlands, is a veteran serving in
WU People: Hans Droppert
Articles

WU People: Hans Droppert

Hans Droppert, hard at work cleaning a musket ball Hans Droppert (63) is a veteran of the Dutch Royal Navy Reserve from Heinkenszand (NL). He
WU People: Sylvain Robert-Malbete
Articles

WU People: Sylvain Robert-Malbete

Sylvain Robert-Malbete, learning about Hougoumont Sylvain Robert-Malbete (23) is a Coldstream Guardsman from London. He is learning more about metal detecting and Napoleonic history while
WU People: Max Marwick
Articles

WU People: Max Marwick

Max Marwick with his new trowel Max Marwick (22) is a student of history at Sussex University, Brighton. After the summer, he’ll start the second
WU People: Keanie Trick
Articles

WU People: Keanie Trick

Keanie Trick Keanie Trick (23) is an aircraft technician from Devon, UK. This year’s her second time on the dig. Keanie (named after actor Keanu
Outreach and Education in Belgium: September 2017
Events, News

Outreach and Education in Belgium: September 2017

On 11 & 12 September, a small team of Waterloo Uncovered staff and participants took at trip to Belgium, to present the project to cyclists
Reading to Remember 2017
Events, News

Reading to Remember 2017

On July 12, 2017, the Waterloo Uncovered team banded together for a day of non-stop reading in the chapel at Hougoumont farm. Both a remembrance
Salisbury Museum Festival of Archaeology
Events, News

Salisbury Museum Festival of Archaeology

Peter Ginn was part of the Waterloo Uncovered team who took part in the Salisbury Museum Festival of Archaeology. He gives us a behind the
Allied-eye-view of the French assault?
Articles, Reports, Uncategorized

Fieldwork objectives, July 2015

Summary of fieldwork objectives, July 2015 Allied-eye-view of the French assault? The forthcoming fieldwork will build upon the results of the evaluation in April. An
Siborne's large model
Articles

Siborne’s Large Model

Waterloo Uncovered is primarily a fieldwork-based operation, attempting to challenge and prove/disprove the many hundred historical accounts of the Battle. We also get the chance
News

YouTube channel now live!

Watch videos about Waterloo Uncovered on our new YouTube channel (search Waterloo Uncovered on YouTube). We’ll be posting content from our April recce and from
Geophys results
Articles

Geophys results

We’ve got some of the first geophys results in – courtesy of our colleagues at Ghent University. Here is a map showing a minimally processed,
A first hand account of developments at Hougoumont
News

A first hand account of developments at Hougoumont

For an opening salvo, it hasn’t been half bad. The Waterloo Uncovered team has been hard at it for three days now, and already Hougoumont farm is