48th Annual Archaeology Forum

Saturday 6 March 2021, 2:00pm to 3:30pm



Open to

All Lancaster University (non-partner) students, Alumni, External Organisations


Cost to attend - booking required

Ticket Price

£20 Standard Ticket, £18.20 current RHC Friends and Patrons; members of the Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies

Event Details

An online Study Event featuring discussion of new developments in the field of archaeology. This event features video presentations available in advance as well as an opportunity to ask questions of the speakers at a live Q&A session on Saturday 6 March from 2:00pm - 3:30pm.

Please note: this year’s Forum is taking place online only. All video presentations will be available to view in advance. The Regional Heritage Centre is also presenting a live question and answer session, held online on Saturday 6 March 2021, 2:00pm - 3.30pm, with a panel of speakers who have contributed to the filmed presentations. The session will be chaired by Dr Eleri Cousins, Romanist at Lancaster University’s History Department. You are encouraged to watch the filmed presentations in advance, but they will also be available online for an extended period after the live event. Full details will be provided on booking.

We are delighted to acknowledge the continuing financial support of the Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies for this event.

Presentations include:

· Fraser Brown, Oxford Archaeology North - ‘Recent discoveries from the A585 Windy Harbour to Skippool Road Scheme, Poulton-le-Fylde: the first farmers of north-west Lancashire?’

· Rachel Newman and Paul Dunn, Oxford Archaeology North – ‘The Roman legionary fortress at Chester: how to protect the past, yet inform the future’

· Steve Grenter, Head of Heritage, Wrexham County Borough - ‘In the Footsteps of Trebellius Maximus - New Evidence of Roman activity in Northeast Wales’

· Professor Andrew Binley, Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University - ‘Ground Penetrating Radar: unravelling the mystery and application to Roman Lancaster investigations’

· Dr Dot Boughton, Assistant Curator, WallCAP (Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery) - ‘Late Bronze Age Metalwork Hoards from Morecambe Bay: setting the Scotforth Hoard in context

Fee for this event: £20 (£18 for Patrons and Patrons of the Centre; and members of the Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies)

Booking: if possible, please use the University’s online store to book your place/s http://online-payments.lancaster-university.co.uk/ and search under ‘Conferences and Events’; you can find direct links on the Study Days and Events pages on our website http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/rhc/

Our events are extremely popular and we strongly recommend that you book early to avoid disappointment. If you do have to cancel your booking please give us five full working days’ notice and we will happily arrange a refund. Refunds can now only be made via electronic means. To issue a refund we need your account name, number and sort-code. Payments made by card can be reimbursed via the same card details.

Contact Details

Name Ann-Marie Michel