The Roman Society

Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies

Lancaster Annual Archaeology Forum 2020

Lancaster University Regional Heritage Centre

47th Annual Archaeology Forum

Saturday 7 March 2020


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       Whitley Castle (Epiacum fort) - Stewart Ainsworth (Roman Society lecture) + 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

                           ‘Dating Evidence for Medieval Iron Foundry at Holcombe Moor’ – 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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