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Heraldic Badges conference

Heraldic Badges: From Miniature to Monumental, 1300–1500 Location: The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London Date: Thursday 29 September 2016 – 10:15 am – 6:30 pm The question of how to represent a person was of great importance to artists and patrons in the later Middle Ages. While much attention has focused on the development of facial likeness in

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2016 Festival of Archaeology

Free family day at Maidstone Museum, with the Kent Archaeological Society (KAS). Talk by Dr Sophia Adams on the Bronze Age Boughton Malherbe hoard, one of the largest ever found, from 11:00 – 12:00. Booking essential on 01622 602853. Throughout the day you can talk to local archaeologists and handle artefacts, unearth your own ancient finds in the sandpit dig

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Churches Conference September 2016

The Society for Church Archaeology Conference has been announced. The 2016 Conference will be held in Canterbury on Sept 2nd-4th, 2016, on the subject of ‘Church and Industry’. The conference will be held at Canterbury Christ Church University, and will focus on the association of industrial activity with major monastic institutions from the early medieval to early modern period. This

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Southeast England Regional Conference 2016

The 2nd Biennial Southeast England Regional Conference will be held Saturday 26th November 2016 on the topic of ‘Geology, Landscape and Man in Southeast England‘. Venue: Exhibition Hall, Worthing College: Time: All day Fee: £25 including coffee/tea/biscuits, buffet lunch and conference publication Email: For details on the speakers and topic covered please click on this link – SE England conference 2016

The Riddles of St Botolph: Free lecture

A free public talk is being given by Denis Pepper M.A. (Administrator of the Society of Saint Botolph) on The Riddles of St Botolph- Monk of Romney Marsh and Folly Field. The talk is due to take place on Tuesday, 19th April 2016 at 6.00pm at the Old Town Hall in Folkestone.

Richborough through the ages: conference

The School of Humanities Centre for Research in Kent History and Archaeology is pleased to announce a one day conference ‘Richborough through the Ages’, that will take place on Saturday 25 June 2016. The conference consists of four sessions, taking the history of Richborough from Roman and Anglo Saxon times through the Medieval period, the First World War and culminating

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Neolithic Flint Study Day

Neolithic Flint Study Day Saturday 7th May 2016 In association with Heritage Eastbourne, join us for a day exploring the material wealth of our Neolithic culture. Discover how to recognise and identify Neolithic flint tools or refresh your memory, learn about the importance of flint to the people of Neolithic Britain. Delve deep underground to the core of Neolithic industry, the flint mines

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The Holleyman Lecture 2016

The Holleyman Lecture 2016:  Recent work on the Mesolithic of the coast and wetland edge in Southern Britain Thursday 21st 2016 Professor Martin Bell* For many years the Mesolithic has been a rather neglected aspect of British archaeology dominated by flint scatters and overshadowed by far more impressive and intensively investigated sites in continental Europe, especially Denmark. Recently the British Mesolithic has begun

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