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. Getting to grips with Pots and Pipes: the archaeology of everyday artefacts from Saxon times to Queen Victoria Stephens House and Gardens, 17 East End Road, Finchley, London N3 3QE: Saturday 2nd August 2014, 10am — 4pm Jacqui Pearce will lead this one-day workshop, which aims to provide an introduction to identifying pottery and clay tobacco pipes, and to understanding their role in the everyday lives of the people who used them. Attendees are invited to bring along finds for identification. The workshop will consist of presentations in the morning on medieval and post-medieval pottery, and in the afternoon on clay pipes. A number of finds handling sessions have been built in throughout the day. Tickets cost £20, including morning coffee, buffet lunch and afternoon tea. See below for further details and booking form. Project Angel open days: Angel Street, Northampton, Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th August 2014 Excavation of the Project Angel site since January 2014 has revealed the archaeological remains of the Fetter Street and St John’s Street frontages, as well as Anglo-Saxon remains. These two open days offer the chance to view a selection of the finds and to speak to the project’s experts, including Paul Blinkhorn, who featured regularly on Time Team. See below for further details. The Archaeology of First World War Trenches: Marlow and Berkhamsted Main Hall, Liston Hall, Chapel Street, Marlow, SL7 1DD: Thursday 18th September 2014, 8pm David Greenwood and Norman Groves will examine the archaeology and impact that training trenches had in Marlow and Berkhamsted, in a talk which has been timed to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the commencement of the First World War. The talks will provide an interesting comparison of the visible remains of the impact of World War One on the two communities. Members of Archaeology in Marlow £4; non-members £5. 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. Do you have any upcoming events in the South Midlands that you would like to advertise on this page? Please send details to dp.ingham@albion-arch.com Are you looking for the main CBA national site? Click here for archaeologyuk.org South Midlands Council for British Archaeology South Midlands Group: Archaeology for all     Charity No. 1055411 Made with Xara Web Designer Council for British Archaeology Henley Archaeological & Historical Group
Wolverton & District Archaeological and Historical Society Buckinghamshire Archaeological Society: click here Marlow Archaeological Society: click here Booking form Pots and Pipes
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