Derbyshire Archaeology Day

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Sat 12 January 2019

At Pomegranate Theatre

Starts 9.15am.

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.

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 – 0950 Opening remarks – Andrew McCloy (Chair, PDNPA)

0950 – 1020 Derventio, the Beginning or the End. Results of the Our City Our River flood scheme excavations ­– Steve Malone, Trent & Peak Archaeology

1020 – 1050 Iron Age and Roman occupation at Hanging Banks, Derby Road, Wingeworth – Laura Binns, Trent & Peak Archaeology

1100 – 1130 Coffee (free of charge)

1130 – 1200 The ‘Brindley Gates’ on the Cromford Canal at Whatstandwell – Adam Lodoen, ARS Ltd

1200 – 1230 The Derbyshire Historic Buildings Trust - its purpose and mission – Derek Latham, DHBT

1240 – 1400 Lunch (not provided but theatre bar open for sale of sandwiches

Chair: Anna Badcock, Peak District National Park Authority

1400 – 1430 Repton and the Vikings: New tales from old bones – Cat Jarman, University of Bristol

1430 – 1500 Lumford Mill, Bakewell: recent archaeological investigations at Richard Arkwright’s cotton-spinning mill – Caitlin Halton and Emma Grange, ARS Ltd

1510 – 1540 Tea (free of charge)

1540 – 1610 Cultural heritage in the South West Peak: the Barns & Buildings and Smell Heritage Adoption Projects – Catherine Parker Heath, PDNPA

1610 – 1640 Moorland wildfires: working in partnership for heritage and habitats – Anna Badcock and Natalie Ward, PNDPA

1640 Closing Remarks

1650 Depart

Please note that:

  • a hearing loop is fitted in the theatre and portable induction loops enable people to sit anywhere in the auditorium.  If you wish to take advantage of this facility please arrive in good time and ask one of the theatre staff on arrival for a portable induction loop
  • the theatre is generally accessible to those with disabilities and includes an accessible toilet.  Anyone requiring wheelchair access is requested, if possible, to let us know in advance, so that necessary arrangements can be made, and to arrive in good time to enable access to be achieved to everyone’s satisfaction.

Ticket Information

£11
Concessions £8
Child under 16 Free