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