Lecture, Central London, Thursday, 23 Feb 2023 - 18:00

Stonehenge: A History

Stonehenge against a purple cloudy sky

Our contemporary ideas about Stonehenge and British antiquity were shaped in times of empire and war. They dominate popular histories and inform national identity.

Focusing on how Stonehenge was built, and drawing on a wealth of evidence which includes new archaeology and science, this lecture describes an alternative narrative of ancient communities, and presents a more positive and inclusive story – a Stonehenge re-imagined for modern Britain.

Mike Pitts

Mike Pitts

Mike Pitts FSA is an archaeologist and writer who has worked as a museum curator and freelance editor and broadcaster (and restaurateur), fitting in occasional...

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