Derbyshire Archaeology Day

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Sat 11 January 2020

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

9.45-9.50             Welcome

9.50-10.20           A recently discovered barrow at Baker Lane, Doveridge - Simon Brown, Wessex Archaeology

10.20-10.50         Prehistoric and Romana-British activity at Oxcroft Lane, Bolsover - Reuben Thorpe, Archaeological Research Services

11.00-11.30        Coffee (free of charge)

11.30 – 12.00     Excavations at Navio Roman fort, Bradwell - Tom Parker, Archaeological Research Services

12.00-12.30         Excavations at the Holywell car park, Chesterfield - Glyn Davies, ArcHeritiage

12.30-12.40         Questions

12.40-14.00         Lunch (not provided, please bring your own)

Chair: Anna Badcock, Peack District National Park Authority

14.00-13.30         Walking Together – an award-winning community project at Markham Vale - Frances Smith, Kate Watson, BEAM, & Markham Vale Heritage Group

13.30-15.00         The Search for Radbourne Hall - Ian Parker Heath, Enrichment through Archaeology, and Di Prescott, Radbourne History & Archaeology Group

15.10-15.40         Tea (free of charge)

15.40-16.10         A showcase of finds recently reported to the Portable Antiquities Scheme - Maria Kneafsey, Finds Liaison Officer

16.10-16.40         Using submersible robots to explore the flooded depths in Deep Ecton Mine - John Barnatt

16.40                     Closing remarks

16.45                     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