The noted Guildford historian David Rose, will give an illustrated talk on Guildford's history, telling the story from the perspective of the steps fronting the church from Guildford’s High Street. David will talk about the many events and historical moments that these steps have witnessed, and in many cases, their role in that history.
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The theme of this 7th annual symposium is early medieval London. It aims to be of interest to both specialists and non-specialists, and draws upon a wide range of archaeological, historical and literary expertise.
Further details and registration from: https://www.ies.sas.ac.uk/events/conferences/seventh-london-anglo-saxon-...
A CBA SE dayschool led by Ian Betts (MOLA), this course will cover the main types of building material used in south-east England during the Roman, medieval and post-medieval period. The day will consist of presentations, followed by ‘question and answer’ and ‘show and tell’ sections.
£20 CBA SE members; £25 for non-members. Booking details on: www.cbasouth-east.org
**Please note this day has been re-scheduled from its original April date**
A CBA SE dayschool led by Dr David Rudling of the Sussex School of Archaeology. this follow on/Part 2 day school will continue examination of the development of coinage in Britain from Saxon to post-medieval times. Participants will also examine the issuing of private tokens made of pewter, lead, copper and silver, and briefly review the use of casting counters or jetons. By the end of the session participants should be familiar with the main sequences of coin, token and jeton types for the post-Roman periods in England.
A CBA SE dayschool led by Dr David Rudling of the Sussex School of Archaeology. this day school will start by examining the development of coins and primitive currencies in different parts of the world, especially in Asia Minor, Greece and Republican Rome. Thereafter participants will look in more detail at the coins and other types of currencies used in Britain during the Late Iron Age and Roman periods. By the end of the session they should be familiar with the main sequences of coin types for these periods.
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.
A KUTAS meeting in Surbiton Library when David Williams, the Surrey Finds Liaison Officer will talk about the Portable Antiquities Scheme and recent finds reported to him from Surrey.
Conflict archaeology is a multi-disciplinary approach to sites of conflict. A panel of experts will discuss diverse field projects at this event.
Tickets £22-25 from: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/a-richer-dust-case-studies-from-c0nflict-arc...
A pdf of the programme is attached.
Halloween Walk on the Dark Side
Monday 30 October 7.30pm to 9pm
Tuesday 31 October 5pm to 6.30pm and 7.30pm to 9pm
Wednesday 25 October
11am-12.00pm & 2pm-3.00pm