Programme 2013

The conference will be held on Saturday, 21 September 2013 at the Shipham  Village Hall, in Somerset, postcode BS25 1SG. Registration will begin at 9.30, the AGM will be held at 9.45 and talks will begin at 10.00 and will continue through till around five o’clock. Lunch, which is included in the conference fee, will be taken at approximately 1 o’clock.

 The conference fee is £19 which includes lunch and all refreshments.

Lectures, each approximately 25 min with 5 mins questions, will be as follows – this list is in alphabetical order and the running order may be changed on the day.


AGM :   AGM of the Council for Independent Archaeology

Keynote speech: James Bond: Remebering Mick Aston
Teresa Hall: The future of the Winscombe Village Survey.

Clive Westwood:   The Wolverhampton Archaeology Group and recent excavations at Himley Hall, Dudley.

Stephen Eastmead:      Landscape and archaeological surveying in Swaledale using handheld GPS receivers

Kevin Barton :  The archaeology of the Copper Coast and the Tankardstown Copper Mine, Waterford, Ireland.

Alan D’Henin:  Community Archaeology in Bidston. The Mesolithic site at Lunt Meadow, Sefton, Merseyside.

J McNaught: Excavation and post excavation work on a Dominican Friary site in Pontefract.

John Oswin:  The Archaeology of Stanton Drew, Somerset.

John Rickard:   Upstanding Archaeology. The study of vernacular buildings in Somerset

Click here for the official conference program. Note that clicking will take you to an intermediate page – click again for the PDF. Note that this program was produced before Mick Aston’s death and the opening details therefore need to be replaced. However this gives instructions for finding the village hall.


Program for 2013


Booking form



26th August 2013

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