HS2 Archaeology Conference – 2020

HS2 ArchaeologyDiscoveries from Year 2

CONFERENCE ORGANISED BY THE BUCKS ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY

on Saturday 4 April at Winslow Public Hall, Elmsfield Gate, MK18 3JG.   1pm-5pm, £3 on the door.  The county’s biggest archaeological dig, on the route of the high-speed rail line, is turning up various unexpected settlements. From Mesolithic to Medieval plus a complex area under investigation in Warwickshire.  Speakers from the HS2 (Fusion) Archaeology team.

BAS AAG Thursday evening meeting

Thursday 13 February:

Anglo-Saxons of the upper Thames – speaker: Toby Martin
The River Thames was a major route for the Anglo-Saxons into the heart of post-Roman Britain

See the full meeting schedule here.

All meetings are at the Bucks County Museum in Church Street, Aylesbury, and start at 7.30pm. Entrance is from the footpath on the side of the building that faces St Mary’s Churchyard.
• All meetings are in three parts: a practical archaeology session or speaker on a recent excavation; a break for tea, coffee and biscuits; then reports on our current and recent archaeology projects. All welcome.

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Pots, Potters and Potteries
of Buckinghamshire 1200-1910
October 2019

Records of Buckinghamshire 59
May 2019

Wulfhere’s People:
Excavations at Wolverton
November 2018

Excavations at Missenden
Abbey 1983-88
May 2018

My Dearest Ben:
Disraeli through his letters
February 2018

Toll Roads of Buckinghamshire
1706-1881
September 2017

 

Lectures in Marlow

Thursday 16th January 2020, 8.00 p.m.

The East Berkshire Project

Paul Seddon, a resource assessment report. A large number of project opportunities, both fieldwork and desk-based research, flow from this report.

In the Garden Room, Liston Hall, Chapel Street, Marlow, SL7 1DD. Members of AIM& MAS £3.00, non-member £4.50, students £1.50

Thursday 6th February 2020, 8.00 p.m.

Kings, Power and Conversion in Anglo-Saxon England

Dr Gabor Thomas (Reading University), new archaeological perspectives from the Kingdom of Kent.

Main Hall, Liston Hall, Chapel Street, Marlow, SL7 1DD. Members of AIM& MAS £3.00, non-member £4.50, students £1.50

Thursday 20th February 2020, 8.00 p.m.

The Archaeology of HS2 in Buckinghamshire

Lucy Lawrence (Bucks County Council Archaeology Officer) will outline how the Archaeology of HS2 is helping to answer some longstanding questions about the development and use of this historic landscape.

In the Garden Room, Liston Hall, Chapel Street, Marlow, SL7 1DD. Members of AIM& MAS £3.00, non-member £4.50