Out and About: Upcoming Events in the South West this Autumn

Dorset is hosting a day conference on Planning and Archaeology at County Hall in Dorchester on September 30th. For more information email: c.j.pinder@dorsetcc.gov.uk

Julian Richards is leading a CBA Wessex walk around Hambledon and Hod Hills on Sunday 8th October. walks@cba-wessex.org.uk

Julian Richards is also in Bradford on Avon for his talk, ‘Stonehenge: old rocks, new theories’ on Friday, 13 October at St Margaret’s Hall, Bradford on Avon. This is the first in a series of talk sponsored by the Bradford on Avon Museum. The lecture starts at 7.30pm, with the bar available at 7pm. Tickets from our own Sophie Hawke, the Museum, or Ex Libris bookstore in Bradford. Sophie Hawke 07952 448523 or sehawke@btinternet.com

The South West Heritage Trust Archaeology Day (15th October) at Strode College will focus on Saxons and Vikings with speakers including Richard Brunning. All day from 9:30 to 5:00pm. For more information: http://www.strodetheatre.org.uk/

SANHS is hosting its annual Associated Societies Day jointly with Glastonbury Antiquarian Society on 4th November at the recently re-opened Rural Life Museum in Glastonbury. The programme will include a morning of talks and presentations, followed by a buffet lunch and an afternoon activity. The full programme will be published in the October e-bulletin. To book please email office@sanhs.org

CBA Wessex has its 2017 conference, From Bones to Drones, on 4th November at the University of Winchester. Julian Richards will chair the event. For more information: events@cba-wessex.org.uk

The Bluffers Guide to all you need to know about Saxon, Medieval and Post-medieval Pottery is an excellent study day offered by CBA Wessex on Saturday 18 November 2017. Book on line at the events page: email events@cba-wessex.org.uk. or call Andy Manning on 0330 133406