Bedale Archaeology & History Society 2017


Bedale Archaeology & History Society

Programme 2017

18 July

The Archaeology of the A1 Leeming to Barton: Further Up the Road[1]

Helen Maclean, BSc (Hons) MA MCIfA, Technical Director, AECOM
5 Sep.

1st Percival Turnbull Memorial Lecture – Reading the Landscape: How do Archaeologists know what they know?

Dr Rob Young, former Archaeological Officer for the Northumberland National Park
3 Oct. Forty Years’ Researches in British and Saxon Burial Mounds of East Yorkshire and a lot of other stuff in the Vale of Pickering, with apologies to JRM Prof. Dominic Powlesland DUniv, FSA[2]


7 Nov.

The Designed Landscape at Jervaulx Abbey

Linda Smith BA MA MCIfA, Historic Environment Consultant
5 Dec. TBA [3] Lisa Westcott Wilkins MA MCIfA FRSA DigVentures Ltd,


All talks take place upstairs in Bedale Hall on Tuesdays and start at 7.30 pm.

[1] covering some of the background to what goes into the preparation of a scheme such as this, some key sites (including Little Holtby) and what happens during post-excavation. By special arrangement the Museum will be open from 6.30 pm so you can have a(nother) look at the special exhibition Cataractonium – Life in a Roman Town before the talk starts at the usual time of 7.30 pm.

[2] Visiting/Honorary Professor Universities of Leeds, York, Huddersfield & Vienna, Affiliated Scholar, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge, and Director, The Landscape Research Centre

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