Tag Archives: Pre-history

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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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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Prehistoric Kent

If you have an interest in the prehistoric history of the Kent landscape you may find these publications useful: Lost Landscapes of Palaeolithic Britain (Oxford Archaeology) This 2016 publication includes reference to the Medway Palaeolithic Survey and Cuxton. It sets a useful and informative agenda for future palaeolithic work.  It is available free as a pdf download at: https://library.thehumanjourney.net/2795/ The Medway Valley

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Recent acquisitions

Listed below are some of our recent additions to the library: Books: ‘Zeal unabated: the life of Thomas Fletcher Waghorn (1800-1850)’ by Andrew Ashbee (2016) 21 titles from the Orpington and District Archaeological Society ‘Rookwood family papers 1606-1761’ edited by Francis Young (2016) ‘From ships to sheep: the story of Smallhythe’ by Tony Butler et.al. (2015) ‘Political and religious reactions

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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: anthony.brook27@btinternet.com For details on the speakers and topic covered please click on this link – SE England conference 2016

New titles in the library

Listed below are our recent additions to the library: Journals ‘Nomina’ (Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland) vol.37 ‘Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland’ vol.144 ‘Transactions of the Leicestershire Archeological and Historical Society’ vol.89 ‘Derbyshire Archaeological Journal’ vol.135 ‘Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology & History’ vol.43 ‘Cornish archaeology’ vol.53 ‘Kent Family History Society Journal’ vol.15

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The Sussex Archaeology Symposium 2016

The Sussex Archaeology Symposium 2016:  Saturday 19th March 2016 Of interest to Archaeologists and Historians, the 2016 Symposium comprises a review of the most recent archaeological work in Sussex, covering a wide range of periods and including current projects using up-to-date technology. National Trust Archaeology on the South Downs, Tom Dommett (NT Regional Archaeologist) Coastguard Cottages at Crowlink, Jo Seaman

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