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.
Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference: University of Leicester, Friday 27th — Sunday 29th March 2015
The 25th Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference will cover topics including Roman magic, numismatics, historical
fiction as archaeological technique, interdisciplinary approaches to Roman artefacts, and the integration of
environmental and theoretical Roman archaeology. For further information, click here.
Sherwood Forest Archaeological and Historical Bus Tours
Friday 3rd April, 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.
Rescue Archaeology: Then, Now and in the Future
Doncaster Museum, Chequer Road, Doncaster, DN1 2AE, Saturday 11th April 2015
This open lecture will be given by Professor Dominic Powlesland, and follows the AGM of Rescue: The British
Archaeological Trust. See below for further details.
Community Archaeology in the East Midlands
Lakeside Arts Centre, University of Nottingham, Saturday 18th April 2015
Tickets for this conference, organised by Mercian Archaeological Services CIC, cost £15 for adults and £7.50 for under-
16s. For further information and to book your place, click here.
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.
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.
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