An archaeologist digging at the Silchester site

About Silchester

Find out about the history of the Silchester site and the excavation of the Roman town Calleva Atrebatum.


Silchester IPhone App

Enjoy a trip to Silchester Roman Town. Find out about Silchester IPhone App

Working at Silchester


Find out about the excavations at the site from the Victorian era to the present day Town Life Project

An archaeologist at work on an artefact - University of Reading

Study archaeology

Find out about the courses on offered by the Department of Archaeology at Reading.

A watercolour image of the Silchester Eagle


See some of the exciting artefacts that have been discovered at Silchester.

BBC Bershire on site

Silchester and the media

Get details of media coverage about Silchester and find out how to contact the press team.

People having fun at a Silchester open day

Visit the Roman town

Come and see archaeology in action or walk around the Roman town walls.


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Field School

The new Archaeology Field School will be located at the Vale of Pewsey, Wiltshire, in the summer of 2015. Seehere for details on how to apply.


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