2019-20 Programme Brochure

2018-19 Programme Brochure

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2019PROGRAMME - all meetings take place on Wednesdays at 7.30 pm
11 SeptArchaeological Treasures from Wiltshire by Adrian Green of Salisbury Museum. A chance to examine some of the treasure items in the collection
9 OctTurnpikes and Dorset coaching days by Rob Curtis. Getting around Dorset before the railways and the automobile
13 NovThe Ancient DNA Revolution - waves of migration into Dorset by Bob Kenyon. Advances in science reveal the story of migration in Dorset through the centuries
11DecArthur and the kings of Britain by Miles Russell of Bournemouth University. A look at the links between the legend of King Arthur and the real kings of England
8 JanThe Aristocrat and the Ironmaster by Monique Goodliffe. Lady Charlotte Bertie, pioneering liberal educator and philanthropist and Joseph Guest, an ironmaster from Dowlais, South Wales. Their eldest son John Guest became Baron Wimborne of Canford Magna
12 FebAT BOURNEMOUTH UNIVERSITY. Settlement and monumentality in the Avebury landscape by Josh Pollard of University of Southampton. Lessons from the recent excavations and re-examination of previous work in the Avebury environs
11 MarAGM followed by Andrew Morgan and Lilian Ladle on the Druce Neolithic site. Evidence for Neolithic activity in Eleven Acre Field at Druce Farm
1 April NOTE NOT 2nd WEDNESDAY. This replaces the advertised talk. Discovering the Maya (esp. Tikal & Copan sites) by Francis Taylor of CBA Wessex
13 MaySticks and Stones and Broken Bones by Tim Darvill of Bournemouth University. Exploring the connections between the first monuments along the NW Atlantic coastlands

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