Annual Archaeology Forum

Saturday 7 March 2020, 9:55am to 4:30pm


FAR - Frankland LT, Bailrigg, United Kingdom, LA1 4YW - View Map

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Annual Archaeology Forum

Ticket Price

£30 standard ticket, £27 Friends and Patrons of the RHC, optional lunch £16.50 additional

Event Details

47th Annual Archaeology Forum featuring a range of speakers on developments in the field. Please note new venue: Frankland Lecture Theatre in Faraday Building (marked FAR on campus maps), Lancaster University Campus Maps are available online at: We are delighted to acknowledge the financial support of the Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies for this event.

9.30 - 9.55 am ASSEMBLE in Frankland Lecture Theatre (tea/coffee is not served at beginning of the day – but is available to purchase on campus)

9.55 - 10.00 Welcome and opening remarks

10.00- 11.30 Brothers in the Basement: Lancashire's lost Franciscans, Investigations of Preston Friary - Steve Rowland, Oxford Archaeology North

Geo-archaeological investigations of a new site in the Lytham-Skippool Valley– Fraser Brown, Oxford Archaeology North + Questions for session

11.30 - 12.00 COFFEE/TEA

12.00 - 1.00 Diamonds in the North Pennines: Epiacum and new discoveries in the wider Roman landscape - Professor Stewart Ainsworth, University of Chester + Questions

1.00 - 2.00 LUNCH (optional buffet lunch available to book*)

2.00 - 3.15 Virtual reality at Cartmel Priory – George Bennett, Holdens Agency Manchester

Medieval Iron Working in Holcombe Valley – Neil Coldrick, Dig Director Holcombe Moor Heritage Group + Questions for session

3.15 - 3.45 TEA/COFFEE

3.45 - 4.30 The Fairhaven Lake Restoration Project: Community Excavations at the Lost Garden – Steve King, Lytham St Anne’s U3A Archaeology Group + Questions

4.30 p.m. Close of Forum

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Contact Details

Name Ann Marie Michel
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+44 1524 593770