PROGRAMME OF TALKS
Lunesdale Archaeology Society holds a programme of talks on archaeological and historical subjects each year over the autumn and winter period. Talks are scheduled for the second Monday of the month, unless otherwise indicated, and they start at 7.30 pm. The venue is normally Tebay Methodist Chapel, unless stated otherwise. Talks are free to members. Non-members are very welcome to attend on payment of a small admission charge of £3.00. Refreshments are provided after the talk.
Date: Oct 9th
Speaker: John Zant
Title: Archaeology of the A66 improvement scheme
John Zant is a Senior Project manager at Oxford Archaeology North. John is vastly experienced in the excavation, recording and interpretation of multi-period archaeological remains, though his principal research interests lie in the archaeology of the Roman army and the development of urbanism in Britain. Since joining OA North in 2001, he has established a reputation as a leading expert on the Roman period in northern England, and has developed a strong track record of post-excavation analysis and publication. John has authored a wide range of archaeological reports, including substantial monographs presenting the results of large-scale urban excavations he directed at Winchester and Carlisle
Date: Nov 13th
Speaker: Chris Craghill
Title: Reconstructing the village of Ulldale
Local historian Christine Craghill researches all aspects of Cumbrian History. Chris uses the latest computer based internet technology, archive material and landscape knowledge, to investigate local, family and house history, through the social, economic and landscape history of the region.
Date: Dec 11th
Speaker: Fraser Brown
Title: The Stainton West excavation, Carlisle
Frazer Brown is a Senior Project manager at Oxford Archaeology North. He has considerable project management experience, overseeing projects, in both rural and urban environments and has particular experience of large-scale infrastructure projects, including road schemes, notably the recent Carlisle Northern Development Route.
Date: Feb 12th
Speaker: Jamie Lund
Jamie Lund is the National Trust archaeologist for North West England. Jamie is vastly experienced and entertaining and his talks are always very popular.
Date: Mar 12th
Speaker: Sue Stallibrass
Title: Romano-British local supply to the Roman Army in the Northwest
Sue Stallibrass is Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Liverpool and the English Heritage regional science adviser for the northwest of England. She has worked extensively on Roman material from Northern England