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Events under 'Yate & District Archaeology Group'
Monday, August 19, 2019
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YaDAG Lecture Night - Life of a Roman Soldier

John Smith returns to discuss the life of a Roman Soldier in the wider Gloucestershire area and will offer answers to questions you never even thought of asking. £3 admission or free for YaDAG members.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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YaDAG Lecture Evening - Excavations at Llantony Priory , Gloucester

Martin Watts charts the development of Llanthony Priory in Gloucester and the excavations, which have taken place there in recent years. £3 admission or free for Friends of Yate Archaeology Group.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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YaDAG Lecture Evening - City of Bones

Jinx Newley sheds light on the history and archaeology of excavated burials from different periods of history from the Centre of Bristol. £3 admission or free for members of YADAG.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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YaDAG Lecture - Medieval Wall Paintings

Ellie Pridgeon of Leicester University examines the history of wall painintg on our Medievla churches and domestic buildings. £3 admisssion or free for members of the Archaeology Group.

 

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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YaDAG Lecture - Bomb Dump to Rubbish dump - Archaeology of Military Infrastructure in Gloucestershire

Stephen Crowther examines the archaeology of 20th century of military archaeology in Gloucestershire with some surprising findings. £3 admission or free for members of Yate Archaeology group.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Archaeology Lecture

Yate Archaeology Group are pleased to welcome Ian Furey-King who will be presenting a practical demonstration of Medieval crossbows and similar weaponry. £3 admission or free for Friends of YHC.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Archaeology Lecture - Archaeologicla Archiving of the Hall End Roman site finds

As part of the archaeology group's club night, Melanie Barge of Historic England leads with a lecture on archiving and storing archaeological material with a case study of Hall End Roman excavations. £3 admission or free for Friends of YHC.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Archaeology Lecture - History of Kingswood Abbey

Robin Weston of Oxford University examines the only English Heritage site in our area and pieces together the information on the abbey gatehouse, which was once part of an extensive abbey estate and monastic community. £3 admission or free for members of YaDAG. 

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Archaeology Finds Day

The Archaeology Finds Day is postponed from the 3rd of March until the 12th of May due to weather conditions.

The Gloucestershire Portable Antiquities Scheme will be on hand to offer advice and assistance on any of your archaeological finds or any historic objects, ancient or modern from your home. Free service. everyone welcome. 

Saturday, May 12, 2018 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Archaeology Lecture - Millennia of Egyptian Tombs

Aidan Dodson of Bristol University covers recent research being undertaken at Bristol University on the archaeology of Egyptian coffins and their development. £3 admission or free for members of Yate Archarology Group.  

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Medieval New Towns

We are pleased to welcome Professor Christopher Dyer to discuss Medieval New Towns, which will also help mark the 800th Anniversary of Chipping Sodbury and its market charter in 1218. This is £3 admission or free for members of Yate Archaeology Group (YaDAG).    

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Astro Archaeology Talk

A fascinating lecture on Astro Archaeology from Ed Carpenter is the centre of the Yate Archaeology Group AGM. £3 admission or free for members of YaDAG.  

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Lecture - History of John Trevisa of Berkeley

David Smith delivers a talk on the Medieval writer and thinker John Trevisa, a Cornish speaker and chaplain to the Berkeley in the latter half of the 14th century. £3 admission or free for Friends of Yate Archaeology Group.  

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Archaeology Lecture

Scott Williams delivers a talk on a late Egyptian Ptolomaic theme for the group. £3 admission or free for members of Yate Archaeology Group (YaDAG). 

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Archaeology Lecture - 1607 Tsunami

Renowned Severn historian Rose Hewlett delivers a tlak on 1607 The Severn Tsunami for Yate archaeology group (YaDAG). £3 admission or free for Friends of YHC. 

Wednesday, December 05, 2018 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Lecture - Over Court Elizabethan Mansion

Sarah Hands discusses one of the main elements of the Forgotten Landscape project namely the recording of and discoveries from the Over Court Elizabethan mansion. £3 admission or free for members of the Yate Archaeological Group.  

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Archaeology Finds Day

Bring along your archaeological finds or some of your unusual historic possesssions for the experts to try and identify. Gloucestershire Portable Antiquities Scheme will be on hand to help you answer questions relating to your objects. Free admission.

Saturday, March 09, 2019 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Lecture - Recording Local Buildings

Acclaimed local archaeologist and historian Linda Hall shares her longstanding expereince of recording local buildings in the South Gloucestershire area. £3 admission or free for memebers of the Yate Archaeology Group. 

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Archaeology lecture- Roman Saturnalia

Cherry Hubbard presents a Roman saturnalia charting the period we now know as Christmas providing practical information and handling objects. £3 admission or free for members of the Yate Archaeology Group. Please note that this was a postponed lecture from October 2018.  

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yate Archaeology Lecture - The Archaeology of the Bristol Brass Industriy

Tony coverdale takes us through the remaining archaeology and legacy of the early brass industry in our region. £3 admission or free for members of the Yate Archaeology Group.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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