Other forthcoming events
Attached below are the events programmes for a range of archaeological societies in the South Midlands. These societies’
events are open to non-members, although a small charge is sometimes made. Further events are listed by date below.
Whitehall Roman Villa
Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, MK3 6BJ: Thursday 3rd April 2014, 8pm
Steven Young will be speaking to the Bletchley Archaeological and Historical Society. Entry costs £3 for visitors.
The Castles of Bedfordshire
Putnoe Heights Church & Community Centre, Putnoe Heights, Bedford, MK41 8EB: Wednesday 9th April 2014, 7:30pm
James Scott Petre will be using maps and modern photographs to show the Bedford Architectural, Archaeological and Local
History Society the remains of the many castles of Bedfordshire, from the substantial and well preserved motte and bailey
castles of Cairnhoe and Yielden to those whose remains can only be seen as indistinct earthworks. Bedford castle is now
recognised through Castle Mound, and modern archaeology has uncovered secrets of its past, some of which will be revealed
here. Entry costs £2 for visitors.
The Nene and Ouse valleys in the Palaeolithic period
Oundle Methodist Church, Drummingwell Lane, Oundle, Northamptonshire, PE8 4AA: Friday 2nd May 2014, 8pm
Dr Mark White will be speaking on research he has carried out into this period in the Fenland river valleys of Cambridgeshire.
Entry costs £2 for visitors.
CBA Forum for Societies 2014: York, Saturday 17th May 2014
The CBA is hosting a one-day forum for local archaeological and historical societies and community groups from across the UK
to come together to explore common issues and share good practice. Click here for further details.
The Archaeology of Suffolk: CBA Members' Weekend
Bury St Edmunds Saturday 17th — Sunday 19th October 2014
This event offers CBA members the chance to explore the rich archaeological heritage of Suffolk, visiting places such as Sutton
Hoo, Grime’s Graves and West Stow Anglo-Saxon village in the company of experts such as Martin Carver and Jess Tipper. Click
here for further details and to book.
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Henley Archaeological & Historical Group (please note that the February and March talks
will be held at the Kempster Hall in the Christ Church Centre, Reading Road)
Archaeology in Marlow
Marlow Archaeological Society
Buckinghamshire Archaeological Society
Wolverton & District Archaeological and Historical Society