Category Archives: Events

Catalogues, collections and archives seminar

The Guild of One Name Studies is holding a seminar titled ‘ Catalogues, collections and archives. East Kent is rich in records for family historians and others and we visit Canterbury, home of Canterbury Cathedral Archives, whose records go back to the 8th century.  We have assembled specialist speakers from the Kent area that should interest all attendees.   With an

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Conference in Canterbury: Cultural Heritage in Danger

Cultural Heritage in Danger: Illicit Trafficking, Armed Conflicts and Cultural Diplomacy Date: Friday, 9th of June 2017 (University of Kent, Canterbury, UK) Subject: After World War II, the 1954 Hague Convention on the Protection of Cultural Property in Event of Armed Conflict recognized the need to protect and preserve heritage for the benefit of mankind. In the last 60 years,

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Third Lambarde Lecture in archaeology

The making of the southern British landscape: a prehistorian’s view When: 6pm Wednesday 26th April Where: Michael Berry Lecture Theatre, Old Sessions House, Canterbury Christchurch University FREE and open to ALL To be given by Professor Tim Champion, University of Southampton: When did the English landscape take on something like its current appearance? Details of field patterns and settlement organisation

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Sussex Archaeology Symposium 2017

Sussex Archaeology Symposium 2017Saturday 25th March King’s Church, Lewes The 2017 Sussex Archaeology Symposium is a round up of some of the latest archaeological investigations across Sussex.  From a prehistoric enclosure and ancient tracks to a sunken WWI U-boat off the South Coast, via Roman settlements, villas and fields.  We’ll also be hearing about heritage crime in Sussex and looking

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Ancient Roots – Discover the Mysteries of The Meads

One of the last Woodland Wildlife Hidden History events will be on Friday 17th February at The Meads Community Centre, Emerald Crescent, Sittingbourne, ME10 5JL. Doors opening 6.45pm for: 7.15 – “What is a henge anyway?” with Andrew Richardson (Canterbury Archaeological Trust) will talk about the discovery of the Meads Henge. 8.15 – “Our relationship with trees” Damian Goodburn (Time Team

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Kent Archaeological Field School Courses: 2017

The Kent Archaeological Field School courses for 2017 are listed below. Please go to the KAFS website for more details (www.kafs.co.uk): Field-walking and test Pitting at a Roman building at Sittingbourne: May 27th to May 29th: Members free Non-members £25 Investigation of a Roman building at Abbey Barns in Faversham: August 1st to August 20th: Members free Non-members £10 a day Training week

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Medical Aspects of Medieval Monuments

Monumental Brass Society A general meeting of the Society is being held at St Bartholomew-the-Less, on Saturday 5th November 2016. Programme 2.00pm – Welcome and introductory remarks, Martin Stuchfield, President of the MBS 2.05pm – An Introduction to St Bartholomew-the-Less, a parish Church and hospital chapel. Martin Dudley, Rector of the church. 2.25pm – Gift Giving and the Art of

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Archaeology research seminars: Canterbury Christ Church University

Date and venue Wednesdays 17:30-18:30, Room Ng07. Contact Dr Emilie Sibbesson, Canterbury Christ Church University, Tel: 012276 7700 ext.1670 Programme 9 November: ‘The Art and Soul of Bronze Age Metalworking’ with Sophia Adams (University of Bristol) 30 November: ‘LiDAR, Landscapes and Community Archaeology’ with Andrew Mayfield (Kent County Council) 1 February: ‘Digital Humanities and Geographical Text Analysis: Introducing Computational Approaches for History, Archaeology and

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