At Pomegranate Theatre
Starts 9.15am - 5.15pm.
Pre-booking is essential as tickets will not be available on the day of the event.
Derbyshire Archaeology Day supported by the Peak District National Park, Chesterfield Borough Council and Derbyshire County Council.
For directions to the Pomegranate Theatre, please click here.
0915 - 0945 Arrival and registration.
Tea and coffee available, for which a charge will be made.
Chair: Steve Baker, Derbyshire County Council
0945 - 1015 A Late Iron Age to Romano-British rural site at Highfields Farm, Findern Paula Whittaker (Wessex Archaeology)
1025 - 1055 Excavation of a late Iron Age production centre at Eckington, Derbyshire: the continuation of native Iron Age smelting practices and ore sources into the Roman period Carl Champness (Oxford Archaeology)
1105 - 1135 Coffee (free of charge)
1135 - 1205 Investigation of a hilltop enclosure at Lea Wood
1215 - 1245 Fire, Ice and People: lead pollution as proxy for societal and economic change from the Peak to the Alps Prof. Chris Loveluck and Dr Hannah O’Regan (Dept of Classics & Archaeology, University of Nottingham)
1300 - 1415 Lunch (not provided)
Chair: Anna Badcock, Peak District National Park Authority
1410 - 1415 A little thanks to Ken and Dave
1415 - 1445 Approaches to medieval Chesterfield: recent sites at West Bars and Old Tupton (Caitlin Halton and Tom Parker Archaeological Research Services)
1450 – 1520 Latest findings from excavations at Castleton Angela Stafford (Castleton Medieval Hospital Project) and Colin Merrony (University of Sheffield)
1525 - 1550 Tea (free of charge)
1550 - 1620 Farmsteads and Landscapes in the Peak District Jeremy Lake (Historic Environment Consultant)
1625 – 1655 Landscape History Research at Ilam Hall, Derbyshire (Simon Chesters-Thompson National Trust)
1700 Closing remarks
Please note that:
Waged £11, unwaged £8