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Diary Dates: Cornwall (Part 2)

Having recently published some resolutions for 2013, which suggested getting out to see and hear more about our prehistoric heritage, here are some more dates for your diaries of events that we can heartily recommend attending. For the 7th year running, The Cornish Ancient Sites Protection Network (CASPN) will be holding their “Pathways to the […]

Diary Dates: Cornwall (Part 1)

We recently published some ideas for resolutions for 2013,  which suggested getting out to see and hear more about our prehistoric heritage. To that end, throughout this year we’ll be bringing news of various events around the country which we think worthwhile visiting. First up, our friends at Carwynnen Quoit have announced a series of events […]

Holiday Diary 1: An Archaeological Walk on Tregonning Hill

The first day of a two week holiday, and (purely co-incidentally, honest guv!) the day of a guided walk organised by the Cornwall Archaeological Society. We had been warned that if the weather was inclement there may be a last-minute cancellation, so it was with some trepidation that on a very cold, but importantly, dry […]

Dates for your Diary: December 2013

Our monthly listing of events, lectures, and things to do and see, compiled as always by Sue Brooke. KENT: Dover Museum and Bronze Age Boat Gallery ‘In September 1992, archaeologists from the Canterbury Archaeological Trust working alongside contractors on a new road link between Dover and Folkestone discovered the remains of a large wooden prehistoric […]

Cornwall: Mulfra Courtyard House clearance

Regular readers will have spotted recurring Diary Dates for CASPN Site Clearances in our monthly listings. These clean ups are held on a monthly basis, at a different site each month, and staffed entirely by volunteers, under the instruction of Dave Munday from CASPN. I was fortunate enough to be in the area this month, […]

Dates for your Diary: November 2013

Compiled by Sue Brooke. KENT: Dover Museum and Bronze Age Boat Gallery ‘In September 1992, archaeologists from the Canterbury Archaeological Trust working alongside contractors on a new road link between Dover and Folkestone discovered the remains of a large wooden prehistoric boat thought to be some 3,000 years old, belonging to a period known to […]

Dates for your Diary: October 2013

Compiled by Sue Brooke. KENT: Dover Museum and Bronze Age Boat Gallery ‘In September 1992, archaeologists from the Canterbury Archaeological Trust working alongside contractors on a new road link between Dover and Folkestone discovered the remains of a large wooden prehistoric boat thought to be some 3,000 years old, belonging to a period known to […]

Dates for your Diary: September 2013

Compiled by Sue Brooke. LONDON: The British Museum, Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3DG Life and death, Pompeii and Herculaneum. 28 March – 29 September 2013 . Advanced booking essential http://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/exhibitions/pompeii_and_herculaneum.aspx DURHAM: English Heritage Event: Lindisfarne Gospels Inscribed in Stone Exhibition: Date: From 1st May 2013 to 30th September 2013. Lindisfarne Priory from 10am to 6pm […]

Dates for your Diary: August 2013

Compiled by Sue Brooke SURREY: Epsom and Ewell History and Archaeology Society – is the local history, archaeology and conservation society for the Epsom and Ewell area of Surrey. Its aims are to encourage interest in the archaeology and history of the area, working to ensure the preservation of local buildings and other objects of […]

Dates for your Diary: July 2013 (Part 2)

Even more events, compiled by Sue Brooke CORNWALL: Cornwall Archaeological Society Regular walks and talks of interest: The Society was formed in 1961 – it grew out of the West Cornwall Field Club, itself founded in 1935 by a group of enthusiasts who were studying the archaeology of West Cornwall. WALKS – Every month there […]