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.
Leicestershire’s Archaeology: three series of lectures
Donington le Heath, Lutterworth and Oakham: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays in September and October 2015
Peter Liddle MBE, former County Archaeologist for Leicestershire, is running three series of six lectures relating to
Leicestershire’s archaeology: The Archaeology of Leicestershire in 6 Projects, A Long View of Leicestershire Archaeology,
and The Romans in Leicestershire and Rutland. See below for further information and booking arrangements.
East Midlands Industrial Archaeology Conference: New Sights at Old Sites — Old railways, Coal Mining and Windmills
Village Hall, Main Street, Swannington Leicestershire LE67 8LQ: Saturday 10th October 2015
This event comprises a morning of talks followed by an afternoon of site visits. See below for further information.
Tickets cost £15; the deadline for booking is 25th September.
Lincolnshire Archaeology Day: Art and Archaeology
The Collection Museum, Danesgate, Lincoln, LN2 1LP: Saturday 17th October 2015, 9:30am — 4:30pm
This annual event is hosted by the Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology. Talks will include: 'Anglo-Saxon Art'
(Kevin Leahy, British Museum); 'Artistic Highlights’ (Adam Daubney, Portable Antiquities Officer: Lincolnshire); 'Migration-
period' (Tony Martin); and 'Resurrection of the Bull' (a unique discovery displayed in the museum: Antony Lee, Curator of
Archaeology). Booking deadline 1st October 2015. £35 for non-members of SLHA. For the full programme and registration
form, click here to visit the SLHA website.
The Birds and the Bees
Methodist Church Hall, High Street, Navenby, Lincolnshire LN5 0EN: Tuesday 20th October 2015, 7:30pm
Maureen Sutton will be giving a talk to the Navenby Archaeology Group about the taboo areas of sexuality in
1920s—1950s Lincolnshire. Tickets cost £3 for non-members. See below for further information.
From Beef to Venison: human-animal relationships at Wigmore Castle
St Christopher’s Church, 50 Trenant Rd, Leicester, LE2 6UA: Friday 15th January 2016, 7:15pm
Stephanie Vann will be giving this talk to the Vaughan Archaeological and Historical Society. Entry for non-members is £3.
The 19th Annual Iron Age Research Student Symposium: University of Leicester, 19th—22nd May 2016
This symposium will focus on the later prehistory of Britain, Ireland and Continental Europe. Jointly hosted by the
Universities of Leicester, Birmingham and Nottingham, the timetable will consist of keynote addresses, presentations,
discussions, a poster competition, and a workshop, all led by leading academics and post-graduate researchers. See
below for further information.
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Leicestershire and Rutland
Long View of
Leicestershire in 6 Projects
Birds and the Bees
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