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.
Reflections on Medieval Northampton
The Humfrey Rooms, 10 Castilian Terrace, Northampton NN1 1LD: Thursday 6th November 2014, 7:20pm
The Northampton Branch of the Historical Association and the Northamptonshire Archaeological Society are jointly hosting this
talk by John Williams, head of the Archaeological Unit of the Northampton Development Corporation in the 1970s to mid-
1980s. Entry is free; see below for further details.
Milton Keynes Archaeology Day
Milton Keynes Central Library, Silbury Boulevard, Milton Keynes, MK9 3HL: Saturday 8th November 2014, 10am — 4pm
This popular and free open day includes talks and activities for all ages plus stands and displays by local societies,
archaeological units, metal detectorists, and the Portable Antiquities Scheme. See below for further details.
Medieval Northampton: Northampton Museum and Art Gallery, Thursday 13th November 2014, 7—9:30pm
Join Andy Chapman, Paul Blinkhorn and Julie Cassidy for an evening of discussion about the lives of people in medieval
Northampton through finds from the county. Peter Waddell will also be launching his book ‘The Coinage of the Northampton
Mint: including thoughts on the Abbots of Peterborough’. Tickets cost £4. Booking is essential: telephone 01604 838111.
Henley River and Rowing Museum’s Local Collection
Garden Room, Liston Hall, Marlow, SL7 1DD: Thursday 20th November 2014, 8pm
Archaeology in Marlow will be hosting this illustrated talk by Eloise Chapman, curator of Henley R & R Museum, on the 20,000
items held by the museum, including several extraordinary archaeological finds such as Anglo-Saxon and medieval log boats
and an Iron Age hoard of early British coins. Members of AIM £3.00, non-members £4.00 (including refreshments). See below
for further details.
The Oundle area after the Romans: Joan Strong Centre, Oundle, Northants, Friday 28th November 2014, 7:30pm
Dr Stephen Upex will be giving this lecture, co-hosted by Oundle Museum and the Middle Nene Archaeological Group. Contact
either organisation for tickets, which cost £8, or pay on the door.
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