Museum in the Media

We regularly feature in TV programmes, magazines and newspapers across the world, with stories highlighting our collections and new research. This is just a selection.


BBC Radio 4 Open Country programme - Wiltshire's White Horses

Includes an interview with David Dawson, Museum Director, visits Broad Town, Fovant and ends at Alton Barnes with an interview with David Carson, one of our Members. June 2024.

BBC Radio 4 presenter, Helen Mark, in front of a downland landscape with the Westbury White Horse

Woodhenge is just as old as Stonehenge - new research. ITV News, April 2024.
New dating of finds from the excavations by Maud Cunnington kept in our collections.

Screenshot of ITV News webpage featuring a photograph of Woodhenge, indicated by concrete posts with a cairn of flints at the centre

Stonehenge - the Discovery with Dan Snow. Channel 5 Documentary by History Hit TV, April 2024.
A look at the history of archaeological research and excavation, including William Cunnington and the excavation of Bush Barrow.
Dan Snow seen in front of a sunlit Stonehenge

Canals: The Making of a Nation: Geology. How the process of building Britain's canals resulted in furthering geological knowledge. Features the Kennet and Avon Canal and includes an interview with our Director. BBC 1, 2015. No longer available from BBC iPlayer, but a version is on YouTube.

Red barget with black hull on a canal with trees behind

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