Camertonia issue 46 (2008)

Chairman’s ColumnBob Whitaker MBE
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Membership now 242. Completion of project to upgrade the facilities for the Barn Museum and the installation of the adjacent toilet and shower. Thanks to Owen Dicker and Les Hayes for this and also for the completion of the footprint marking the site of the RB villa at Blacklands. Work continuing on enlarging the Roman Garden. Bid for Heritage Lottery Funding successful – details here. Education Officer to be appointed. Thanks to Ceri Lambdin, Les Hayes and Jayne Lawes. Excavations at Blacklands continue increasing our knowledge of this complicated site.

Obituary. Tom Barklem 1930 – 2007Bob Whitaker
Camertonia 46 (2008) p. 44.
Cartoon by Sally Phillips.

Obituary. Keith Gardner 1932 – 2008Andrew Smith
Camertonia 46 (2008) p. 44.
Obituary. Keith Gardner 1932 – 2008

Excursions planned for 2008Ceri Lambdin
Camertonia 46 (2008) p. 45.
26 April, Badbury Rings and Wimborne Minster. 10 June, Bradford on Avon. 8 July, Frome Town Walk. 29 July, Churches North of Bath. 16 August, Great Chalfield Manor & Farleigh Hungerford Castle. 20 September, Berkeley Castle.

Lectures planned for 2008 – 2009Ceri Lambdin
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2008. 9 October, ‘The Stonehenge Riverside Project’, Josh Pollard. 13 November, ‘The Wrong Castle’, Dr D Mc Andrew. 11December, ‘A Neolithic Chambered Tomb in Herefordshire’, Dr G Nash. 2009. 8 January, ‘The Making and Marketing of Samian Ware’, Dr Peter Webster. 12 February, ‘Excavations at Upper Row Farm and other project updates’, Jayne Lawes. 12 March, Lecture on Darwin, Tba.

BACAS Committee Members
Camertonia 46 (2008) p. 46.