Friday January 8th 2016
"Mapping Hillforts: problems and progress" by Professor Gary Lock
Professor Lock's work on the Hillforts project is of particular interest to the Society, as we hope to be involved with a survey of the Bury Bank site in Spring. Gary is an old friend of the Society and we last saw him at the launch of the King's/Queen's Low publication

Friday February 12th 2016
"Arthur's Cairn - A Bronze Age Cairn on Eyam Moor" by Arthur Wilson
Arthur Wilson has the dubious distinction of having a cairn named after him whilst still alive! He is coming to talk about the excavation of a cairn on Eyam Moor by Artaemus.

Friday February 26th 2016
"'Living North of the Watford Gap' - Neanderthal survival strategies on the edge of the Pleistocene World" by Christian Hoggard
Christian Hoggard is a PhD student who is going to speak about the unusual (for us) subject of the Neanderthals.

Friday March 11th 2016
"Operation Nightingale and the Dovedale Hoard" by Rachael Hall
Rachael Hall will give us an insight into Project Nightingale and the discovery of a hoard of Roman and Iron Age coins in a cave in Dovedale. This project uses the skills of injured service men and women in archaeological excavations. Rachael is a lively speaker who has been to us before.

Friday April 8th 2016
"Collections in the Landscape Project" by Joe Perry
Joe Perry, who is assistant Collections Officer at Buxton museum, will talk to us about the 'Collections in the Landscape' project which uses digital and mobile technology to interpret archaeological remains in the landscape and connect them to museum collections.

Friday April 22nd 2016
"Presenting Roman Middlewich" by Kerry Fletcher
Kerry Fletcher is the Heritage Development Officer based in Middlewich. She has been involved with the community dig uncovering the Roman remains in Middlewich and is behind a small, but excellent display of finds and information in the local library. This is a fine example of what can be done with enthusiasm, initiative and a Heritage Lottery grant.

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All lectures are held in the Learning Suite of the Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Hanley on Fridays at 7.45 p.m. Entrance at the side of the Potteries Museum, off Warner Street.


Admission is free to members. Visitors are welcome: £3, students £1.50


Stoke-on-Trent Museum Archaeological Society,16th December 2015

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