Discover A14C2H Events

Explore the archaeology of the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme first-hand in this series of archaeology events. Our events, run on behalf of Highways England, provide opportunities to see the dig in action as well as family activities and much more. Come along and find out more.

Cromwell Museum Workshop Wednesdays: Discover Archaeology27 May

Cromwell Museum Workshop Wednesdays Discover Archaeology Wednesday 24 August 2022, 12:00 – 16:00 Admission: £FREE Location: Huntingdon Town Hall and Market Square Explore archaeology in this jam-packed afternoon! Take part in drop-in activities, an archaeology workshop, and a talk by a real archaeozoologist about what they found while excavating the…

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St Neots Living History Festival27 May

Saturday 10 September: 1100-1600 The Square, Market Square, St. Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 2AR We’re taking part in St Neots Living History Festival ! Visit our stall to discover the story of the A14 excavations as part of this free family friendly event, packed full of history. No booking required. Additional information…

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Life, Death & Magic in Cambridgeshire27 May

Public Talk: Life, Death & Magic in Cambridgeshire: Stories from the Later Prehistoric and Roman Artefacts found on the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon excavations Tuesday 13th September: 19:30 The Octagon, St Mary’s and All Saints Church, Church St, Willingham, Cambridge CB24 5HS From obscure objects to high end factory waste, fashionably…

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Talk: Peopling the A14: life and death in ancient Cambridgeshire27 May

26.10.2022 11.00am –12.00 noon St Neots Museum, 8 New St, Saint Neots PE19 1AE Join us at St Neot’s Museum to hear the stories of people living in Cambridgeshire over thousands of years, from the Neolithic to the early Medieval, as told by their bones. Discover intriguing insights into burial customs,…

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Archaeology Masterclass: understanding human skeletal remains27 May

26.10.2022 (1.00 – 3.00pm) St Neots Museum, 8 New St, Saint Neots PE19 1AE What can skeletal remains found during the A14 excavations tell us about the lives of people in Cambridgeshire over thousands of years? Join us at St Neots Museum, for a workshop led by MOLA osteology experts,…

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Family Archaeology at The Priory (St Neots)27 May

26.10.2022 Priory Ln, St Neots, Saint Neots PE19 2BH Free Family Event, drop in between 1pm-3pm! Meet MOLA archaeologists and find out all about our excavations on the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Road Improvement Scheme (A14C2H). There will be hands-on activities and finds from the excavations!

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Talk: A corner of the A14 – the Saxon world around Brampton (part of Cambridge Antiquarian Society Conference)27 May

19.11.2022, 2-2:30pm (Conference runs 10:30am-4:45pm) LAB02, Lord Ashcroft International Business School, Angela Ruskin University (Cambridge Campus) CB1 1PT £10 at the door. As part of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society 2022 Conference, come and hear what the A14 excavations have revealed about life around Brampton during the Saxon period.  

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Talk: Oats and Beans and Barley Grow (St Neots Local History Society)19 Nov

19.11.2022 2:15pm The Priory Centre, Priory Ln, St Neots, PE19 2BH St Neots Local History Society (members free, visitors £4 at the door) Over 9000 botanical samples were collected during the excavations on the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Road Improvement Scheme, producing evidence of agricultural change, diet, bread and even…

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