Prevented by the pandemic from taking this year’s group of veterans and serving military personnel on the summer battlefield excavation in Belgium, Waterloo Uncovered is launching an ambitious virtual programme to reach out to people with online talks, activities and wellbeing support. A group of 25 Veterans and Serving Personnel from the UK, the Netherlands and the USA will work …
In the second lecture of our Lockdown Lectures series, WU Archaeological Director Dr Stuart Eve gives an introduction to the archaeological techniques we use at Waterloo, including why we dig where we dig and how we locate and record our finds.
In the summer of 2019 we excavated at Mont-Saint-Jean, the main Allied field hospital during the Battle of Waterloo, with a group of archaeologists, veterans and serving military personnel. Watch on to find out more about our amazing discoveries, including some of the only human remains found on the battlefield.
Catch up on the latest Waterloo Uncovered news, including your chance to get involved in
creating a large scale diorama of Waterloo; an update on our 2.6 Challenge campaign; and
the launch of our brand new Lockdown Lectures series.
In the summer of 2019 we excavated at Mont-Saint-Jean, the main Allied field hospital during the Battle of Waterloo, with a group of archaeologists, veterans and serving military personnel. Check out the first of our series of brand new short films to learn all about what we discovered!
In this lecture, the first in a new series of Lockdown Lectures, Tony sets the scene for the bitter and bloody fighting that consumed the Chateau of Hougoumont, one of the Duke of Wellington’s key allied positions.
Want to help Waterloo Uncovered and have fun doing it? Take the 2.6 Challenge and raise money to support us while beating the lockdown boredom! Read on to find out what the 2.6 Challenge is all about…
Watch Welsh Guards Veteran and Napoleonic Reenactor Clive introduce our new 2.6 Challenge fundraising campaign!
In the UK, the 18th to the 24th of May is Mental Health Awareness week. We’re marking the occasion by sharing a powerful story from one of our veterans.
We’re launching our ambitious virtual lockdown programme to replace our postponed summer excavation.
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