Events Programme

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic the following will be conducted either on Zoom, in person or both.  Details of how to join the lectures, which will commence as usual at 2.30pm, will be communicated nearer the time


Wednesday 5th January 2022 BAS Study Group (on Zoom)

Saturday 15th January 2022 BAS Lecture: Sutton Hoo by Dr Jennifer Foster, University of Reading. (on Zoom)

Wednesday 2nd February 2022 BAS Study Group on Zoom

Saturday 19th February 2022 BAS Lecture:Surviving in Lower Palaeolithic Europe: four seasonal perspectives by Dr Robert Hosfield FSA, Associate Professor in Palaeolithic Archaeology, University of Reading (on Zoom)

Wednesday 2nd March 2022 BAS Study Group on Zoom

Wednesday 9th March 2022 BAS Study Group Pub Lunch TBC

Saturday 19th March 2022 BAS Lecture: Understanding the Early Medieval Pottery Assemblage from Lyminge, Kent, by Lisa Backhouse, University of Reading

Saturday 2nd April 2022 BAS Day School: Archaeology of Roman Berkshire. 10am-4:15pm  St Nicolas Church Hall, Newbury.

Tuesday 5th April 202  BAS Outreach Group 7.30 pm on Zoom 

Wednesday 6th April 2022 BAS Study Group 3 pm on Zoom

Wednesday 20th April 2022 BAS Study Group Pub Lunch – contact Keith at keefandtrace(at)

Saturday 23rd April 2022 BAS Lecture: Islands of stone; Neolithic Crannogs in the Outer Hebrides by Professor Duncan Garrow, University of Reading (on Zoom only)

Saturday 30th April 2022 BAS Poster competition – Closing date for entries

Wednesday 4th May 2022 BAS Study Group 3 pm on Zoom

Thursday 5th May 2022 BAS Outreach Group 7.30 pm on Zoom

Thursday 12th May 2022 BAS Visit: Blounts Court excavations & pub lunch 

Saturday 21st May 2022 BAS Visit: Avebury CANCELLED

Wednesday 8th June 2022: Study Group Lunch

Sunday 12th June 2022 BAS Visit: Piddington Local History walk

Saturday 18th June 2022 BAS Visit: Bisham and the dovecote CANCELLED

Wednesday 6th July 2022 – BAS Study Group 3pm on Zoom

Thursday 7th July 2022 – BAS Outreach Group 7:30pm on Zoom

Saturday 16th July 2022 BAS Visit: Abingdon

In person monthly Saturday afternoon talks are held at 2.00 pm for 2.30 pm at The RISC Centre, London Street. Reading, RG1 4PS. (01189 586692)

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