Camertonia issue 45 (2007)

PrefaceBob Whitaker MBE
Camertonia 45 (2007)
‘Another successful year’ and ‘a year of dramatic weather’. Excavations at Blacklands continued. Open Day realised a record number of visitors. Time Team programme filmed and shown in January 2007. Excursions well attended but sadly Ken Appleby, the organiser, has retired. Treasurer, Jennifer Harmsworth, has married and moved away. Society runner up in Pitt Rivers Award this year and will receive a grant toward the publication of the Blacklands Excavations (see also p 37).

Junior School help to find Roman Villa (Blacklands site)John Oswin
Camertonia 45 (2007) p. 36.
Details of visits from two groups from King Edwards Junior School.

Excursions planned for 2007Ceri Lambdin
Camertonia 45 (2007) p. 39.
21 April, The Territory of the Durotriges. 12 May, Glastonbury and the Peat Moors. 12 June, Bathampton. 3 July, Bitton. 28 July, Brean Down. 18 August, Exeter. 15 September, Dorchester and Poundbury.

Lectures planned for 2007 – 2008Ceri Lambdin
Camertonia 45 (2007) p. 39.
2007. 11 October, ‘Archaeology and Snails – reconstructing prehistoric landscapes using molluscan remains’, Dr P Davies. 8 November, TBA. 13 December, ‘Silchester’, Prof M Fulford. 2008. 10 January, ‘The Jew of Tewkesbury’, R Sermon. 14 February, ‘Excavations at Upper Row Farm and other updates’, J Lawes, followed by the AGM. 13 March Tba.

BACAS Committee Members
Camertonia 45 (2007) p. 40.