David Quick, Chairman of Liss Archaeology, will talk to us on the latest excavations at Colemore.
The first of RSG's winter series of talks commences with the group's Annual General Meeting.
Once business is concluded we are lucky enough to have a talk by Dr Clare Rainsford on animal bones in ritual contexts.
Roman Ewell: what was it like to live under an Empire? Discover how life changed for local people and have the chance to handle some objects.
School holiday event. £5 per child.
More information on this and other summer events can be found on the attached pdf.
Finding Farnham is back, and Surrey Archaeological Society is running not one, but two community archaeology test pitting events in 2019 in Farnham!
On Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th July, there will be two days of community test pitting (10:00-16:00) at Holt Pound, where members of the public are welcome to sign-up and have a try at digging, sieving or helping to process the finds.
Free for all - open to all ages
All sessions must be booked in advance – for info, contact email@example.com.
South Oxfordshire Archaeological Group is extending its excavations at Gatehampton Roman villa, near Goring-on-Thames into 2019. The focus this year will be the bath house and exploration of a possible new building. The visit will include an explanation of the site, a tour of the excavations and viewing of the latest finds. Whilst there is no fee for the tour, donations to the project are welcomed.
Following the visit to the excavation there is the option to stay locally for a pub lunch.
Excavations are continuing this year on the bath house at Silchester. For the visit Professor Mike Fulford, Site Director, will put the excavations in context, show the excavation itself and then show some of the finds.
Following the visit there is the option to stay for a pub lunch and/or view the ampitheatre and walk around the town walls. An audio guide has been produced by English Heritage featuring Mike Fulford that can be downloaded to iPod, mobile phone or mp3 player.
Whilst there is no fee for the visit donations will be welcome to support the project.
Starting at 11.30am we will be having a private guided visit to the Billingsgate Roman House and Baths lasting approximately 1.5 hrs.
This will be followed by a visit to the Mithraeum booked for 14.00.
The Temple of Mithras was discovered in 1954, and as part of the recent Bloomsberg redevelopment of the site, the temple was reconstructed where it was originally found. There is also a remarkable selection of Roman artefacts found around the site.
The Legions of Rome march into Ewell - enforcing the rule of the Empire. Discover what it was like to be a Roman Soldier. Learn about the weapons and tactics which made the Roman army so feared.
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£5 per child (includes accompanying adult)
The latest season of excavation will take place at Cocks Farm, Abinger June-July 2019. This season will further explore Roman and Iron Age features in the field adjacent to the Roman villa first discovered in the 1870s. The dates are:
Saturday 15th - Wednesday 19th June
Saturday 22nd - Wednesday 26th June
Monday 1st - Wednesday 3rd July
Saturday 6th - Wednesday 10th July
Saturday 13th - Tuesday 16th July