Conference

Annual Symposium

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The Annual Symposium of Surrey Archaeological Society

This annual spring meeting will present a round-up of recent work in Surrey and by the Society. This symposium will end at 3.30pm and will be followed by a session free to all members of the Society to discuss the future plans for the Society. The full programme is available to view below with a booking form as a pdf.

Medieval Studies Forum - Moated Sites and Churches in the Landscape

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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.

Surrey in the Age of Magna Carta

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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.

Medieval Studies Forum - Meeting "Village Life" & AGM

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This meeting of the Medieval Studies Forum will look at a variety of aspects of village life in the medieval period. Professor Chris Woolgar will look at Food and the Medieval Peasantry while Dr Rupert Goulding, Regional Curator of the National Trust, will talk on the Manor House at Horton Court in Gloucestershire which was created from a Norman hall.

Death, Disease and Damnation

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The theme for the Local History Committee’s annual symposium next year will be 'Death, Disease and Damnation' exploring attitudes to death and its causes, belief, burial and commemoration. It will be attended by local historians from across Surrey and local history societies put on displays.The Gravett Award will be presented to the group presenting the best display.

If you would like to reserve display space (which is free) please contact Glenys Crocker,6 Burwood Close, Guildford GU1 2SB; 01483 565821; glen@glfd.freeserve.co.uk

Annual Symposium

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The Research Committee has arranged the Annual Symposium for 2015 to include a range of speakers on Surrey topics. Prof. Alan Crocker will also be demonstrating papermaking during the lunch break. Displays from groups will be on show and new exhibitors are welcome. As usual the displays will have the chance to be judged for the Margary Award. A full programme is listed here:

9.30 REGISTRATION

10.00 Chair:

10.05 Recent finds in Surrey: FLO: David Williams

Medieval Studies Forum Meeting - "Belief and unbelief"

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A meeting will be held at The Education Centre, Guildford Cathedral when the keynote speakers will be Prof John Arnold of Birkbeck and Prof Diane Watt of Surrey University. There will also be contributions from four members of the Forum. The cost of the day is £10 per person (£5 for students under 21). Please see the attached programme for details of all the presentations and of time, location etc.

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