Medieval/Early Modern

1066-1600

Esher Test Pitting

Location

Esher Church of England High School Esher
United Kingdom
51° 22' 10.1532" N, 0° 21' 57.3372" W
Events: 

There will be test pitting at Esher Church of England High School on Saturday and Sunday 26 and 27 October. The project will be looking for the remains of a medieval settlement that used to exist on the school grounds. These dates and times are subject to confirmation by the School and to that extent  provisional. Volunteers will be called for as soon as confirmation has been obtained.

Woking Palace Excavations

Location

Woking Palace
off Carter's Lane Old Woking
GU22 8JG Woking
United Kingdom
51° 18' 18.936" N, 0° 31' 44.2344" W
Events: 

There are opportunities for both experienced diggers and beginners to participate in this years excavations at Woking Palace. There are also opportunities to try finds processing.Work is expected to take place on site from Wednesday to Sunday in each of the weeks.
 
Please see the attached application form. Hannah Potter of SCAU will be co-ordinating the allocation of places.

To see reports of previous seasons of excavations at Woking Palace go to www.woking-palace.org

County of Kings: Surrey as royal playground 1450-1650

Location

Surrey History Centre
130 Goldsworth Road
GU21 6ND Woking, Surrey
United Kingdom
51° 18' 59.3352" N, 0° 34' 9.0192" W

A talk by Dr Simon Thurley, Chief Executive of English Heritage and author of The Royal Palaces of Tudor England. Presented by Surrey Heritage and the Friends of Woking Palace.
At
Surrey History Centre, 130 Goldsworth Road, Woking, GU21 6ND,

Medieval Pottery and the Transition to Post-medieval Production

Location

Surrey History Centre
130 Goldsworth Road
GU21 6ND Woking, Surrey
United Kingdom
51° 18' 59.3352" N, 0° 34' 9.0192" W
Events: 
Experts, including Steve Nelson, Phil Jones, Peter Tipton, Jacqui Pearce, David Barker, Clive Orton and Graham Dawson, will gather to lead the conference through a range of aspects of late medieval pottery production. The detailed programme and application form is attached. Please note that the number of places is limited by the room and prior application for tickets, either using the attached flier or via Castle Arch, is advised.

Friends of Woking Palace - Open Day

Location

Woking Palace
off Carters Lane Old Woking
Woking, Surrey
United Kingdom
Events: 
Visit the site of Woking's medieval manor and Tudor palace open on Saturday and Sunday as part of Heritage Open Days. In addition to the guided tours and displays Raphael Falconry, historical falconers, will be setting up their Hawks Mews on site. At 11.30am each day there will be a talk and a chance to meet the birds of prey and at 1.30pm and 3.30pm there will be flying displays (weather permitting). No parking on site or the private approach road. Free parking in Old Woking and access is by foot or cycle following the signed route (approx 1 mile).

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