Future Meetings

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

Dates for your diary:

News from the Past 2018 Saturday 17 February, 2018 in the Church Room at the Carrs Lane Church Centre, Carrs Lane, Birmingham B4 7SX.

2018 Summer Field Day and Annual General Meeting: early July - date and venue to be confirmed.


News from the Past 2018

Fragment of Woolly Mammoth ulna found near Evesham in the 1990s, from Lost Landscapes of Worcestershire project

Fragment of Woolly Mammoth ulna found near Evesham in the 1990s
from Lost Landscapes of Worcestershire project.

News from the Past: the latest Archaeological Discoveries in the West Midlands

Saturday 17 February, 2018, 10.00am - 3.30pm
The Church Room at the Carrs Lane Church Centre, Carrs Lane, Birmingham B4 7SX

Fee: £20, CBA WM members may deduct £5. (Refreshments provided at the morning break and at lunchtime but please bring your own lunch)

This annual event, organised by the Council for British Archaeology West Midlands, includes several illustrated presentations about sites and objects from rural and urban parts of the region, ranging in date from prehistoric to modern times. Talks this year will include excavations which have taken place in Herefordshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire.

Provisional Programme

The times and order of individual presentations may be subject to alteration

10:00-10:10
Welcome and introduction by Sheena Payne-Lunn, Chair CBA West Midlands
 
Chase Through Time HLF project - Gary Ball (Staffordshire County Council)
 
Excavation at Broadway, Worcestershire - Richard Bradley (Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service)
11:00-11:30
Break - tea, coffee, biscuits
 
"Mind the Gap: 2,500 years of high level activity at Warmington" - David Freke (Warmington Herb Centre Community excavation)
 
Lost Landscapes of Worcestershire - Rob Hedge (Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service)
 
Leekfrith Torcs - Teresa Gilmore (Portable Antiquities Scheme)
  1:00 - 2:00
Lunch break (tea, coffee - lunch not provided)
 
Excavation at Baginton, Warwickshire - Nigel Page (Archaeology Warwickshire)
 
"See it for Free" - Sue Whitehouse (Birmingham & Warkwickshire Archaeological Society)
 
Mortimer's Cross 1461 Battlefield Project, Herefordshire
3:30
Close

Early application is advised

A provisional programme leaflet including a booking form is available for download as a 154 KB PDF file

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