Other forthcoming events Attached below are the events programmes for a range of archaeological societies in the East Midlands and immediately beyond. Most of these societies’ events are open to non-members, although a small charge is sometimes made. Further events are listed by date below. East Midlands Industrial Archaeology Conference: Transport Innovations of the Butterley Company Glebe Field Centre, Crich, Derbyshire, Saturday 9th May 2015 This conference is hosted by the Derbyshire Archaeological Society, with talks in the morning and field trips in the afternoon. The event is open to all; tickets cost £18. For further information and a booking form, click here. Book launch: Medieval Leicestershire The Guildhall, Guildhall Lane, Leicester, LE1 5FQ: Sunday 10th May 2015, 1—4pm Leicestershire Fieldworkers are pleased to announce the publication of their latest book Medieval Leicestershire, which will be on sale on Sunday 10th May for £20 at Leicester Guildhall. The Guildhall and new medieval gallery will be open to visitors, as will the Richard III Centre. The book can also be bought by filling in the form below. Recording and Analysing Historic Buildings workshop: King’s Clipstone, Nottinghamshire, Saturday 16th May 2015 This all-day course with historic-buildings expert James Wright, of Mercian Archaeological Services CIC, costs £30 per person. For more information and to book your place(s) click here. Sherwood Forest Archaeological and Historical Bus Tours Thursday 23rd July, Friday 4th September and Friday 2nd October 2015, 9:30am — 5:30pm These tours, provided by archaeologists from Mercian Archaeological Services CIC as well as local historian and archaeologist Peter Hammond, combine extensive local knowledge of historic Sherwood Forest with an opportunity to ride on a vintage RouteMaster bus. Places visited along the way include Rufford Abbey, the Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve, King John’s Palace and Newstead. The tours depart from Nottingham and cost £17.50 for adults and £9 for children. For further information, click here. Sherwood Forest Field Training School: King John’s Palace, Nottinghamshire, 10th—14th and 17th—21st August 2015 These two field schools will cover all aspects of archaeological excavation, and is suitable for all levels from beginner to experienced digger. The cost is £250 per person for 5 days of training and experience in excavation, stratigraphy, contexts records, recording, drawing, photography, pottery identification, finds handling, finds processing, surveying and levelling, and much more. All techniques will be taught by archaeological experts from Mercian Archaeological Services CIC. Lunchtime seminars will provide the theory behind the practice. For further information, click here. Society of Church Archaeology Conference Oadby Conference Centre, University of Leicester: Friday 4th — Sunday 6th September 2015 This conference on rural churches and medieval landscapes includes a keynote lecture by Professor John Blair. There is also the opportunity for a private tour of Leicester Cathedral and the Richard III exhibit at the Greyfriars visitor centre, alongside visits to a number of churches in Leicestershire, including Colton Bassett, Little Dalby and Car Colston. Further information about the conference and instructions on how to register can be found by clicking here. Archaeological Excavations at Sheffield’s Manor Lodge 1969—2012 Central United Reford Church, Norfolk Street, Sheffield: Wednesday 23rd September 2015, 7:30—9pm Peter Machan will be giving an illustrated talk on the archaeological excavations at the Manor Lodge, 1969—2012. This will be a unique look at work carried out at the site, and a rarely provided talk on the research undertaken into what may have originated as a medieval hunting lodge. Admission £2 for members of the Friends of Sheffield Castle, £3 for non-members. Do you have any upcoming events in the East Midlands that you would like to advertise on this page? Please send details to david.cba-em@virginmedia.com Made with Xara Web Designer East Midlands Council for British Archaeology East Midlands Group: Archaeology for all  Charity No. 1082287 Are you looking for the main CBA national site? Click here for archaeologyuk.org Council for British Archaeology Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology: click here South Yorkshire Industrial History Society: click here Derbyshire Archaeological Society: click here Yorkshire Archaeological Society: click here Hunter Archaeological Society: click here Thoroton Society of Nottinghamshire: click here Elmet Archaeological Services Ltd: click here Retford and District Historical and Archaeological Society: click here Leicestershire Fieldworkers: click here
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