A full day meeting of the Medieval Studies Forum and Villages Study Group, featuring presentations on various aspects of "Moated Sites" in the mornng and "Churches in the Landscape" in the afternoon. See programme attached for full details and the 'invitation' to offer displays, which gives further background to the two seminars. The programme of presentations is now full but further tabletop displays would be very welcome, whether large or small.
The Medforum has been offered the opportunity to dig three test pits in the garden of the Old Manor House (ie Rectory Manor).
This is a highly strategic site in the attempt to complete the sampling of the historic centre of Old Woking.
A number of experienced volunteers will be needed. Please contact Chris Hayward or Richard Savage either via the office or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Excavations have been taking place at Woking Palace annually since 2009.
This talk by Rob Poulton will focus on the exciting new information to emerge in 2014 including the discovery of the palace well, a new medieval building and an industrial area.
Tickets for this talk are free but booking is essential. To book e-mail email@example.com or call 07722 299026
STOP PRESS: AS AT 4TH DECEMBER THERE ARE 12 TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR SALE ON THE DOOR TOMORROW.
An exciting day of talks exploring the significance of Magna Carta and the history of Surrey in the thirteenth century.
Speakers: Professor Nigel Saul, Rob Poulton, Dr David Stone, Dr Naomi Sykes and Professor David Carpenter.
Organised by Surrey Heritage. Tickets for the day, including tea and coffee, are £15 and available from Surrey History Centre, in person or by phone on 01483 518737 or via the website www.surreycc.gov.uk/heritageevents.
See attached flyer for further details.
Surrey Roads from Turnpike to Motorway, talk by Gordon Knowles – SIHG.
Part of the Surrey Industrial History Group Leatherhead lecture series.
Attendance is for the whole series only.
Lyn Spencer talks about her investigation into the manor complex of Bookham Courte, part of which may lie beneath her garden.