Future Programme of Lectures and Events

The Vestry Rooms are currently closed on safety grounds, and lectures will take place as 'Zoom' sessions, with 'Question and Answer' at the end. The timing will still be 8:00pm to 9:15pm on the original dates.
Stephen Alexander will send out 'Zoom' invitations to everybody on his list. If you are not on his list then please send him your address (see 'Contacts' tab)
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Lectures & Events for Autumn 2020
11 September, 2020 In house pilot of our new Zoom system
(a) Justinian's Plague and the strange coins issued to celebrate his recovery
(b) An exciting dig on a small Orkney island


(a) Stephen Alexander (b) Peter Brown == RAS Commitee members

9 October, 2020

Maritime rock art in Bronze Age Scandinavia

Dr Courtney Nimura, Oxford
13 November, 2020 The Emergence of the English Professor Susan Oosthuizen, Cambridge
11 December, 2020 Controlled metal detecting on Roman sites in Surrey

Skilled metal detectorists working under controlled conditions have made a remarkable contribution to understanding Roman sites in Surrey. There are metal-rich Roman sites, with many finds, and other Roman sites which we now know are relatively metal-free. Two extensive and previously unknown Roman sites, which have each produced over 800 coins and many other objects, will be described in detail.
David Calow, Secretary, Surrey Archaeological Society
Lectures & Events for Spring 2021
8 January, 2021 Ihe New Year Social Event and Talk will be changed to just a normal talk. Details TBA
12 February, 2021 Beyond Repair: An archaeology of mending and modification in Iron Age Britain Dr. Helen Chittock, AOC Archaeology
12 March, 2021 The Late Upper Palaeolithic in Britain Dr Sophy Charlton, Natural History Museum & UCL
16 April, 2021 Recording the Archaeology of Richmond Park 30 Years Ago Dr Tom Greeves
Saturday 17 April, 2021 Richmond Park walk and talk led by Dr Tom Greeves
14 May, 2021 National Trust Archaeology in Kent and East Sussex (followed by AGM) Nathalie Cohen, National Trust
Saturday 12 June, 2021 Outing to Sutton Hoo (posponed from previous year)