Saturday 6th April 2019 – BAS Day School

Saturday 6th April 2019 10am to 4pm

Archaeology in Berkshire 2019

A varied programme including news from East & West Berkshire

10.00 Welcome 
Alison McQuitty, Chair- Berkshire Archaeological Society
10.05 Recent work in West Berkshire
Sarah Orr, West Berkshire  Historic Environment Officer 
10.25 Recent discoveries in East Berkshire
Fiona McDonald, East Berkshire Archaeological Officer  
10.40 COFFEE
11.00 Extracting evidence from gravel quarries in Berkshire and Buckinghamshire
Gareth Chaffey, Wessex Archaeology
11.20 Runnymede Explored
The National Trust, Tom Dommett
11.40 Silchester: The Roman Baths project
Professor M. Fulford, University of Reading 
12.00 LUNCH
13.15 New thoughts on Dorchester on Thames    
Paul Booth, Oxford Archaeology
13.45 Nero’s tile works: The Romano British tile and pottery industry at Little London, Pamber
Dr. Sara Machin, University of Reading
14.15 From the water’s edge: preliminary results of the River Thames project, settlement activity on the banks of the river
Phillipa Puzey-Broomhead, Trent and Peak Archaeology   
14.45 TEA
15.15 Mediaeval to Modern: osteological and archaeological findings in St Marys churchyard Wargrave
Dr Ceri Boston, freelance osteologist and Dr Stephanie Duensing, John Moore Heritage Services
15.45-16.00 Questions and Conclusions

The Cornerstone, Norreys Avenue, Wokingham RG40 1UE
All Welcome – £10 payable at the door

Parking for the disabled is adjacent to the hall and there is usually space in Norrey’s Avenue
Bring a packed lunch or eat out in local restaurants and pubs.