Medieval Studies Forum - Wool and Sheep


10.30am  Registration: tea and coffee available
11.00am  “From wool to cloth: the medieval textile industry in southern  England, 1300-1600.” Dr John Hare, visiting research fellow at the University of Winchester
12.00am  "Tithes on wool in east Surrey in 1535." Peter Balmer
12.30pm  “Sheep & Wool – a practical guide.” David Graham

12.45pm  Lunch break – tea and coffee available

Castle Studies: Current Research and the Future


A conference organised by the Castle Studies Group to be held at the Society of Antiquaries will honour Derek Renn FSA, author of Norman Castles in Britain (1969/1973), and launch a Festschrift, Castles: History, Archaeology, Landscape and Architecture, edited by Neil Guy FSA. Speakers include Oliver Creighton FSA, Bob Higham FSA, Brian Kerr FSA, Neil Ludlow FSA and Pamela Marshall FSA.

SHERF 2018: Investigating Life before the Romans : BOOK ONLINE


The annual Surrey Historic Environment Research Conference will be held in Ashtead Peace Memorial Hall this year and will be followed at 16.00 by the Society AGM. A keynote speaker will be Julian Richards on Stonehenge and a programme based largely on prehistoric topics is now complete. A booking form is attached.

9.30        Registration

Changing Role of Women - Surrey Local History Symposium


Surrey Local History Committee

A Committee of Surrey Archaeological Society Registered Charily 272098


The Changing Role of Women

Saturday 21 April 2018 9.30am to 4.00 pm
at Surrey History Centre 130, Goldsworth Road, Woking, Surrey, GU21 6ND

9.30 Registration

9.55 Chairman’s introductory remarks

10.00 Ros Black, local author and speaker .    Duxhurst, Lady Henry Somerset’s farm colony for inebriate women

10.40 Coffee and tea

Shining a light on the 5th century AD in Surrey and the South-East: how did Roman Britain become Saxon England? BOOK ONLINE


Non-member Price: £15.00         Member Price: £15.00          Student Price: £15.00

Please click on the 'Book' tab above to book for this event and pay online

Venue : Peace Memorial Hall, Woodfield Lane, Ashtead, KT21 2BE (see below for location map)

Chobham Common Conference


On the 2nd of December, Nick Branch, Stephen Fry (freelance ecologist) and Mike Simmonds will be hosting a free 1 day conference based around Chobham Common at the University of Reading. This conference will examine the heritage, biodervisity, conservation and management of the Common, including the plans for the Oneobservatory, a Chobham database collating the vast array of commercial, academic and citizen led research undertaken at the Common.


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