How We Support Veterans

Waterloo Uncovered (WU) has been delivering archaeological excavations on the site of the Battle of Waterloo for Veteran and Serving Military Personnel (VSMP) since 2015. The wellbeing of participants has been a key factor of each excavation, and WU’s other programmes.  Our Veteran & Serving Military Personnel (VSMP) Programmes have been developed over the past five years, run by an …

Positive Pathways Creative Arts Programme

Virtual Support Programme 2021 Over the past five years on our battlefield dig, and through our first ‘virtual’ programme devised as a result  of Covid-19, we have had great success in supporting VSMP with a range of activities. Due to the changing  nature of the pandemic, WU has put together a new Virtual Support Programme for 2021.   This programme will …

New Year’s Dig Diary

In the first Dig Diary of 2021, we learn how one of our veteran participants has been helping in the fight against COVID as a tester; how
Waterloo Uncovered has inspired an archaeology degree; and we meet a participant of our Virtual Support Programme which kept veterans going through lockdown.

Our Veteran Support Programmes

Our Veteran Support Programmes Support for the military community is at the heart of Waterloo Uncovered. In 2021, WU will be running three Veteran Support Programmes: our Virtual VSMP Support Programme, our Positive Pathways Finds Programme, and our Positive Pathways Creative Arts Programme. VSMP Virtual Programme Read about our Virtual Support Programme, first run in 2020 to offer a lifeline …

Creative Arts Programme

Creative Arts Programme 2021-22 Over the past five years on our battlefield dig, and through the ‘virtual’ programme devised for lockdown in 2020, we have had great success in supporting VSMP with a range of activities. Our programme of workshops in creative arts, for example, has revealed the amazing potential for these activities to enhance the lives of those we …

Finds Programme

Finds Programme 2021-22 Over the past five years on our battlefield dig, and through the ‘virtual’ programme devised for lockdown in 2020, we have had great success in supporting VSMP with a range of activities. Finds, discovering them, cataloguing them, preserving them and sharing them is important for the Charity, but also a unique activity that our Veterans can be …

Our Publications

Find out more about our exciting archaeological discoveries and programme of veteran support in our comprehensive Project Reviews, Activity Reports and Impact Reports from 2015-2019.