The 2010 Day School

Berkshire Archaeology: New Findings in 2010

SATURDAY 5 MARCH 2011 from 10.00 am until 4.30 pm.

This took place at the Cornerstone, Norreys’ Avenue, Wokingham RG40 1UE. and provided a unique picture of archaeological activity in the county in the previous 12 months.

10.00-10.05 Welcome Berkshire Archaeological Society, Dr. Andrew Hutt

10.05-10.30 Archaeology in West Berkshire, West Berkshire Archaeology Service, Duncan Coe

10.30-11.00 Bronze Age archaeology at Kingsmead Quarry, Horton, Wessex Archaeology. Gareth Chaffey

11.00-11.25 COFFEE

11.25-11.55 Was Boudica’s last stand in Berkshire? Steve Kaye

11.55-12.25 Silchester: The Town Life project 2010 The University of Reading, Professor Michael Fulford

12.25-1.00 Excavations at Chazey Court Farm, Reading, Oxford Archaeology, Ben Ford

12.55-2.15 LUNCH

2.15-2.35 Archaeology in East Berkshire, Berkshire Archaeology,
Fiona MacDonald

2.35-3.05 Title to be advised, TVAS, Steve Ford

3.05-3.30 TEA

3.30-3.55 Kennet Valley archaeology: a resource assessment The Museum of London, Rupert Featherby

3.55-4.20 Eversley Quarry, Finchampstead, Cotswold Archaeology,
Steve Sheldon

4.20-4.25 Conclusions, Dr. Andrew Hutt

Our Annual Day School is held in conjunction with the West Berkshire Heritage Service and Berkshire Archaeology.

The Day School also included exhibitions by local societies that gave participants an opportunity to see the full range of activities they undertake.

Exploring the archaeology, history and heritage of Berkshire