Meetings

Future Meetings

We organise two annual Day Schools each year plus our AGM, usually held in July.

Dates for your diary:

Annual General Meeting 2016
The 2016 CBA West Midlands AGM and Summer Field Day will be held on Saturday 16 July 2016 as part of the Festival of Archaeology 2016 being held between 16 and 31 July.

The AGM and Summer Day School will be held in conjunction with the Atherstone Civic Society at the Scout Hall, Mill Lane Mill Lane, Mancetter, near Atherstone, Warwickshire CV9 1NP.


CBA West Midlands AGM 2016 and Summer Field Day

A mortarium and details of a potters stamp (SENNIUS), made at Mancetter-Hartshill, © Copyright Roger White

A mortarium and details of a potters stamp (SENNIUS), made at Mancetter-Hartshill and found at Wroxeter. Photographs taken by Roger White, finds at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery.

CBA West Midlands AGM and Summer Field Day

Saturday 16 July, 2016, 9.30am - 4.00pm
The Scout Hall, Mill Lane Mill Lane, Mancetter, near Atherstone, Warwickshire CV9 1NP

This free event is being held in conjunction with the Atherstone Civic Society.
Excavations at Mancetter and Hartshill between 1960 and 1984 revealed more than 50 Roman pottery kilns and associated features. In addition, several excavations have investigated a Roman fort under Mancetter village and a late Roman "burgus" fortification on Watling Street.

Provisional Programme

9.30-10.00
CBA West Midlands AGM (members only)
10.00-16.00
(open to everyone): Roman Mancetter: Part of the Festival of Archaeology 2016
  • Short talks by various archaeologists about excavations on the Roman fort and the Roman pottery industry;
  • Short guided walks, led by the Atherstone Civic Society and CBA West Midlands, including the sites of the Roman forts and pottery kilns and the remains of the late Roman "burgus";
  • A display of finds from the site;
  • Activities for children.

Refreshments will be available but please bring your own lunch.
More details will be available nearer to the event


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