Neil Faulkner is a British archaeologist, writer, lecturer and political activist. Educated at King’s College and the Institute of Archaeology, University College London, Faulkner was a school teacher before becoming an archaeologist, he is a Research Fellow at the University of Bristol, Editor of Military History Monthly, Co-director of the Great Arab Revolt Project and the Sedgeford Historical and Archaeological Research Project. On 22 May 2008, he was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London. Trained as a Romanist, he has been excavating an Anglo-Saxon site at Sedgeford in Norfolk since 1996. In 2016, he completed a ten-year field project looking at the military campaigns of Lawrence of Arabia in southern Jordan; the author of many articles and numerous academic papers, his ten books include The Decline and Fall of Roman Britain, Apocalypse: The Great Jewish Revolt Against Rome, Rome: Empire of the Eagles, A Visitor’s Guide to the Ancient Olympics, A Marxist History of the World: From Neanderthals to Neoliberals, Digging Sedgeford: A People's Archaeology.
His latest book is Lawrence of Arabia's War. Faulkner appears on television, both at home and abroad, his TV work includes Channel Four's Time Team, BBC2's Timewatch, Sky Atlantic's The British. He appears as political commentator, he has made several short history documentaries for Tariq Ali's regular Telesur series The World Today. In 2019, Faulkner appeared on BBC Radio 4's programme In Our Time to discuss Lawrence of Arabia. Faulkner is a revolutionary socialist activist. Having been a long-standing member of the Socialist Workers Party and a member of Counterfire, he left in order to set up Brick Lane Debates and the Left Book Club, he has joined the Labour Party. He is active in Momentum, has been centrally involved in popularising "Corbynomics"; the Decline and Fall of Roman Britain. Tempus.. ISBN 978-0752419442 A Visitor's Guide to the Ancient Olympics. A Marxist History of the World: From Neanderthals to Neoliberals Digging Sedgeford: A People's Archaeology. Poppyland Publishing.. ISBN 978-1909796089 Creeping Fascism: Brexit and the Rise of the Far Right.
Public Reading Rooms.. 235 pages. ISBN 978-0995535237 A People's History of the Russian Revolution. Pluto Press.. ISBN 978-0745399034 A Radical History of the World. Pluto Press.. 512 pages. ISBN 978-0745338040 Neil Faulkner's official website
Heather Monro was the second British female orienteer to win a world championship medal. She came 5th at the World Orienteering Championships in 2001. At the 2003 World Orienteering Championships she was the highest placed British Female coming Fourteenth place over the 11.8 km race. At the 2005 World Orienteering Championships she took the bronze medal in the sprint distance, she came third at the World Games in the same year. One of Heather's most notable victories came in the 2003 O-Ringen, she has won the British Orienteering Championships in all four individual disciplines, the only woman to do so, has won the JK Orienteering Festival 5 times, as well as winning the inaugural JK Sprint. She runs for South London Orienteers and Halden SK in Norway, she is a member of the British Athletes Commission executive committee