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.
Life in Roman times exhibition: Milton Keynes Central Library, February — April 2016
Discover what life was like in Roman times at a new exhibition by Bucks County Museum in the Event Space at MK Central
Library. The exhibition is suitable for families of all ages, with interactive, hands-on activities for children and curious adults,
and displays of artefacts from Roman times. Entry is free.
In Search of Northampton Castle
Oundle Methodist Church, Drumming Well Lane, Oundle, Northamptonshire, PE8 4AA: Friday 8th April 2016, 7:30pm
Andy Chapman of MOLA Northampton will be giving a talk to the Middle Nene Archaeology Group about the recent excavations
at Northampton Castle. Entry costs £2 for non-members of MidNAG.
New Light on the Romano-British Countryside
Buckinghamshire County Museum, Church Street, Aylesbury HP20 2QP: Friday 6th May 2016, 7:30pm
Dr Alex Smith, University of Reading, will give a talk on current results from the Roman Rural Settlement Project, which has
prepared an enormous statistical resource on patterns of use and occupation across England. The talk costs £7.50, including
refreshment during the interval. For further details, click here.
CIfA conference and training event: Archaeology in Context
University of Leicester, Wednesday 20th — Friday 22nd April 2016
The Chartered Institute for Archaeologists’ annual conference will this year turn its spotlight on archaeology and
archaeologists — what is the role of archaeology in society, or within the wider landscape that cultural heritage occupies? How
should archaeology be embedded within the teaching curriculum, or within sustainable development projects? CIfA is keen to
involve a diverse audience to explore archaeology and its contribution to a whole host of differing contexts. For further
information and booking arrangements, click here.
Recent Archaeological Work in the Welland Valley
Oundle Methodist Church, Drumming Well Lane, Oundle, Northamptonshire, PE8 4AA: Friday 6th May 2016, 7:30pm
Bob Hatton, the Course Leader for Archaeology and Landscape History at Peterborough University Centre, will be giving this
talk to the Middle Nene Archaeology Group. Entry costs £2 for non-members of MidNAG.
Archaeology Fair: Willington, Bedfordshire, Saturday 16th — Sunday 17th July 2016
The National Trust, with support from local archaeologists, will once again be digging test pits to investigate the ground near
the Tudor Dovecote and Stables in Willington. An archaeology fair will run alongside this, with displays of work carried out by
local archaeological groups. Volunteers for the dig or who wish to bring display material are welcome to contact the fair’s
organiser, Dorothy Jamieson, at email@example.com
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