Past events archive

2016

Wednesday 3rd February 2016 Anglo-Saxon Discussion Group: RISC Conference room 3, 14:00 to 16:00

Saturday 20th February 2016 Lecture: Settlement and Monumentality in the Avebury Landscape by Josh Pollard

Wednesday 2nd March 2016 Anglo-Saxon Discussion Group: RISC Conference room 3, 14:00 to 16:00

Saturday 19th March 2016 Lecture: Winchester – A City in the Making by Ben Ford

Saturday 2nd April 2016 Annual Conference: Berkshire Archaeological Society’s Annual Conference in Newbury

Wednesday 6th April 2016 Anglo-Saxon Discussion Group: RISC Conference room 3, 14:00 to 16:00

Saturday 16th April 2016 Lecture: One thing leads to another: from Insula IX to Insula III and the recovery of early Roman Calleva by Prof Michael Fulford

6th to 9th May 2016 Spring Tour: Cornwall

Wednesday 1st June 2016 Anglo-Saxon Discussion Group: RISC Conference room 3, 14:00 to 16:00

Tuesday 14th June 2016: Visit to West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village

Wednesday 3rd August 2016 Anglo-Saxon Discussion Group: No formal meeting this month but instead an informal gathering in the RISC cafe from 14:00 for anyone who would like to join us.

Saturday 27th August – Visit to Silchester, Insula III

Wednesday 7th September 2016 Anglo-Saxon Discussion Group: RISC Conference room 3, 14:00 to 16:00

Saturday 17th  September 2016 BAS AGM & Lecture: Timber buildings: how earlier buildings may be concealed behind later remodelling by Henry Russell

Wednesday 5th October 2016 Anglo-Saxon Discussion Group: Meeting CANCELLED

Saturday 15th October 2016 Lecture: Men as Gods: Ancient Maya Kingship by Dr Diane Davies

Saturday 22nd October 2016  Berkshire Historic Environment Day School – The Barn, Beech Road, Purley on Thames RG8 8DR
10:00 to 16:30

Wednesday 2nd November 2016 Anglo-Saxon Discussion Group: RISC Conference room 3, 14:00 to 16:00

Saturday 19th November 2016 Lecture: A Causewayed Enclosure and later discoveries at Thame, Oxfordshire by Ken Walsh

Wednesday 7th December 2016 Anglo-Saxon Discussion Group: RISC Conference room 3, 14:00 to 16:00

Saturday 10th December 2016 Lecture: Four talks by BAS members

2017

Wednesday 5th January 2017 Anglo-Saxon Discussion Group: RISC Conference room 3, 14:00 to 16:00

Saturday 21st January 2017  Lecture: How did they make those beautiful things: Archaeological evidence for metal working in Roman Britain by Dr Justine Bayley

Wednesday 1st February 2017 Anglo-Saxon Discussion Group: RISC Conference room 3, 14:00 to 16:00

Saturday 18th February 2017 Lecture: Putting Berkshire on the map: from Gough to Google by John Leighfield CBE

Wednesday 1st March 2017 Anglo-Saxon Discussion Group: RISC Conference room 3, 14:00 to 16:00

Saturday 4th March 2017 Day School: Berkshire Archaeological Society’s Annual Conference

Saturday 18th March 2017 Lecture: The Portable Antiquities Scheme and the Watlington Viking Hoard by David Williams

Wednesday 5th April 2017 Anglo-Saxon Discussion Group: RISC Conference room 3, 14:00 to 16:00

Saturday 8th April 2017 Lecture: Beyond London’s Walls: Recent excavations at the site of the Crossrail Broadgate Ticket Hall by Robert Hartle

21st–24th April  2017 Spring Tour: Norfolk & area

Wednesday 3rd May 2017 Anglo-Saxon Discussion Group: RISC Conference room 3, 14:00 to 16:00

Wednesday 7th June 2017 Anglo-Saxon Discussion Group: RISC Conference room 3, 14:00 to 16:00

Wednesday 5th July 2017 – Visit: Stonor Park

Thursday July 13th 2017 – Visit: Wessex Archaeology & Marden Henge

Saturday 2nd September 2017- Visit:  Silchester temples and Roman Tilery at Little London

Saturday 16th September 2017 BAS AGM & Lecture:  Wittenham Clumps and the context of power by Adam McBride

Saturday 21st October 2017 Lecture: Shakespeare’s London Theatre Land by Julian Bowsher

Wednesday 1st November 2017 – Anglo-Saxon Study Group 2-4pm RISC

Saturday 18th November 2017 Lecture: My Work as a Dendrochronologist by Martin Bridge

Wednesday 6th December – BAS Study Group 2-4pm RISC

Saturday 9th December 2017 Lectures by BAS Members: 
European Cave Art by Tim Lloyd
RB pipe clay figurines by Mathew Fittock
Roman corn mill, Provence by Andrew Hutt

2018

Wednesday 3rd January 2018 BAS Study Group: Drawing Archaeology

Saturday 20th January 2018 BAS Lecture: Roman Literacy by Hella Eckardt

Wednesday 7th February 2018 BAS Study Group: 12:30-14:30 at Brock Keep

Saturday 17th Febuary 2017 BAS Lecture: Update from Horton Quarry by Alistair Barclay

Wednesday 7th March 2018 BAS Study Group: 12:30-14:30 at Brock Keep

Saturday 17th March 2018 BAS Lecture: Travel and Communications in Anglo Saxon England by Stuart Brookes

Wednesday 11th April 2018 BAS Study Group: 12:30-14:30 at Brock Keep

Saturday 14th April 2018 BAS Day School – Newbury

Saturday 21st April 2018 BAS Lecture: The ‘works of the old men’ in Arabia by David Kennedy

Thursday 22nd June BAS Visit to Oxford Radiocarbon Accelerator Unit

Saturday 21st July BAS Visit to Silchester excavations

Wednesday 5th September 2018 BAS Study Group – Roman Berkshire 12:00 for 12;30 to 15:00 at Brock Keep

Saturday 15th September BAS AGM & Lecture: The Donkey in Human History: an Archaeological Perspective by Professor Peter Mitchell

Wednesday 3rd October 2018 BAS Study Group – Roman Berkshire 12:00 for 12:30 to 15:00 at Brock Keep

Saturday 20 October 2018 BAS Lecture: Anglo-Saxon Wars and Fortifications by Jim Storr

Wednesday 7th November 2018 BAS Study Group  – Roman Berkshire 12:00 for 12:30 to 15:00 at Brock Keep.

Saturday 17th November 2018 BAS Lecture: The Staffordshire Hoard by Dr Eleanor Blakelock

Wednesday 5th December 2018 BAS Study Group  – Roman Berkshire 12:00 for 12:30 to 15:00 at Brock Keep.

Saturday 15th December 2018 Talks by BAS Members:
Napoleonic munitions factory at Weedon Bec by Catherine Petts
Excavations at Highwood by Alan Hall
Elite buildings in Silchester by Andrew Hutt

2019

BAS Study Group  – Roman Berkshire no meeting in January.

Saturday 19th January 2019 BAS Lecture: Experimental Archaeology by Jennifer Foster

Wednesday 6th February 2019 BAS Study Group  – Berkshire Gazetteer 12:00 for 12:30 to 15:00 at Brock Keep.

Saturday 16th February 2019 BAS Lecture: GraveGoods; objects and death in later British prehistory by Duncan Garrow

Wednesday 6th March 2019 BAS Study Group  – Berkshire Gazetteer 12:00 for 12:30 to 15:00 at Brock Keep

Saturday 16th March 2019 BAS Lecture: Classis Brittannica by Simon Elliot

Saturday 6th April BAS Day School at Cornerstone, Wokingham

Wednesday 10th April 2019 BAS Study Group  – 12:00 for 12:30 to 15:00 at Brock Keep

Wednesday 17th April 2019 BAS Training Session – for anyone planning to join the excavation. Venue tba.

Tuesday 23rd April – Friday 3rd May 2019 BAS Field Project – Sonning Common

Thursday 2nd May 2019 BAS Site Visit – Sonning Common

Wednesday 8th May 2019 BAS Study Group  –  NO MEETING THIS MONTH

Wednesday 5th June 2019 BAS Study Group  –  12:00 for 12:30 to 15:00 at Brock Keep