Surrey Archaeological Societies' Research Group
A Conference in Memory of David Williams FSA, former Surrey Finds Liaison Officer
The Abinger Research Centre and Library, situated in the former Abinger Hammer Village School, will be open to all for a special Heritage Open Day event.
Members of the Society will be set-up with displays featuring work and artefact displays from all periods, with opportunities to observe or take part in various activities, including environmental processing. The Library will be open and available for browsing or for research queries, and the new County Finds Liaison Officer will also be set-up and eager to meet with visitors.
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.
Non-member Price: £12.00 Member Price: £12.00 Student Price: £10.00
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Venue : Peace Memorial Hall, Woodfield Lane, Ashtead, KT21 2BE (see below for location map)
All day parking available at the further end of the car park ; Ashtead station ten minutes walk away; pubs and cafes locally for lunch; Margary Award displays.
The programme for the Annual Symposium of the Society has been prepared and is listed here. A booking form pdf is attached.
10.00 Chair: Catherine Ferguson
10.10 Peopling the Heath: barrowscapes around the Rother valley at the apex of the Weald: Stuart Needham
The annual Research Framework conference will be followed by the Society AGM. The programme will be as follows and a booking form is attached as a pdf.
10.00 Opening remarks: Chair, Emma Corke
10.10 New insights into the prehistoric ceramics from Weston Wood, Albury: Michael Russell
11.15 Surrey Greensand hillforts: Judie English
11.45 Understanding Lowther's excavation of Ashtead Roman Villa: David Bird
STOP PRESS: AS AT 4TH DECEMBER THERE ARE 12 TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR SALE ON THE DOOR TOMORROW.
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:
10.05 Recent finds in Surrey: FLO: David Williams