Best of British!
TDP Wins a Prestigious Award
Established in 1976, the British Archaeological Awards are a showcase for the best in British archaeology and a central event in the archaeological calendar. Yesterday’s ceremony at the British Museum, attended by the DCMS Minister for Tourism & Heritage John Penrose MP, and hosted by Loyd Grossman, was the launch event for the Council for British Archaeology’s two-week Festival of British Archaeology.
The Thames Discovery Programme won the award for the Best Community Archaeology Project! This is a huge achievement – congratulations to everyone!
The winners of the other Awards were:
Best Archaeological Project: Must Farm
Best Archaeological Book: Gathering Time: Dating the Early Neolithic Enclosures of Southern Britain and Ireland, by Alasdair Whittle, Frances Healy and Alex Bayliss
Best Public Presentation of Archaeology: Time Team series 18 episode 1, ‘Reservoir Rituals’
Best Archaeological Innovation: The Archaeology Data Service Grey Literature Library
Best Archaeological Discovery: Cambridge Archaeological Unit at Must Farm
Lifetime Achievement Award: Mick Aston
Special Award: Operation Nightingale
- By: Nathalie Cohen |
- Jul 09, 2012