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must be accompanied by an adult. Contact Michael McCoy via email firstname.lastname@example.org, web www.staveleyhall.org.uk
Coverdale recording day 20.8.11 Yorkshire Vernacular Buildings Study Group will survey up to three houses in the village. Bring own lunch. Contact Tony Tolhurst or Isobel Jenkins via email email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org, web www.yvbsg.org.uk/events.htm. Also 25.9.11, review day of Long Preston recording in May, details to follow.
Walberton Nursery, Sussex 20.8.11-3.9.11 Worthing Archaeological Society excavations to investigate a Roman villa and bath house complex at Blacksmiths Corner. Cost £20 full /£10 students for Society membership. Contact Ian Robertson, mob 07920 261388, email email@example.com, web www.worthingarch.co.uk
Cairn survey and repair, Dartmoor 20 & 25.8.11, 8.9.11, 17.9.11, 22.9.11 All welcome but new volunteers must book in case of changes to programme. This Marsh Award-winning project will revisit previously recorded cairns to assess and record any further damage. Contact Anne Whitbourn, tel 01752 696257 (10am to 7pm), email firstname.lastname@example.org, web www.dartmoorpreservation.com
Blackden, Cheshire 22.8.11-2.9.11 Training excavation at multi-period site from Mesolithic to modern. 16 plus. Beginners welcome. On-site camping for 18s and over. £240 one week or £350 both weeks. Contact Mark Roberts, The Blackden Trust, tel 01477 571445, email email@example.com, web www.theblackdentrust.org.uk
Roman road, Hampshire 26.8.11-29.8.11 & 17.9.11-25.9.11 Annual training excavations with a new site to be surveyed, and returning to Farnham Wood. Activities also include geophysics and drawing. All welcome for any days. Cost £60 with training or £10 digs only, covers whole season.
Accommodation leads given. Contact Richard Whaley, tel 01252 548115, email firstname.lastname@example.org, web www.nehhas.org.uk. Please note, this is carried out by an independent field group, not the main ne Hants Society.
Flodden Hill, Northumberland 10.9.11-25.9.11 Excavations continue at ‘Site 2’. All levels welcome for any length of time. No experience necesary. Limited to 30 places per day. Information from Chris, email email@example.com. Bookings via Jenny Vaughan, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Trefoel, Newport, Pembrokeshire 21.9.11-26.9.11 Welsh Rock Art Project open to all aged 16 or over. Landscape study inc contour and geophysical surveys, photography and recording. Cost £350/£295 students per week inc hostel, food, tours & training. Contact Adam
In 2006 Tate Britain gave a room to Salisbury Cathedral in its Constable landscapes show, and the V&A has featured the artist’s work at Stonehenge. But the exhibition now in Salisbury & South Wiltshire Museum (until September 25) is a spectacular first. “Constable and Salisbury”, guest curated by Timothy Wilcox, brings together works created in and around the historic city, in terms of output, a location second only to the Stour valley in Constable’s native Suffolk. He went to Salisbury seven times between 1811 and 1829, sketching in pencil, watercolour and oil, and
Stanford, Archaeology Safaris Ltd, mob 07815 007128, email email@example.com, web www.rock-art-in-wales.co.uk
Michelham Priory, East Sussex 24.9.11-25.9.11 ‘Stone Age Boot Camp: Ancient lessons for modern living’. Find your inner hunter-gatherer in the countryside. Learn bushcraft skills, the basics of human evolution and gain an entirely new perspective on your place on the planet. Contact David Rudling, Centre for Community Engagement, tel 01273 678300, email firstname.lastname@example.org, web www.sussex.ac.uk/cce/shortcourses
Parnham House, West Sussex 15.10.11–16.10.11 Concentrating on large pit feature containing C14th pottery, possibly related to the Parsonage, pulled down in the 1740s. Contact and costs as for finishing ten substantial paintings, among them a famous Stonehenge view (above) and a massive Salisbury Cathedral from the meadows. The more than 50 exhibited pieces, including views of Dorset and Hampshire, show landscapes (Old Sarum) and buildings (the cathedral close) that seem little changed today, focussing our thoughts on the artist’s eye and how that in turn affects what we see when we make that short trip from the museum to the city and downs outside. There are also guided walks of the area and cathedral, and a specially commissioned film
Walberton Nursery from 20.8.11.
UKNetwork The cba works closely with a number of other independent archaeological organisations across the uk.
Festival of British Archaeology 2012 Next year’s dates 14.7.12-29.7.12, see www.archaeologyfestival.org.uk
Scottish Archaeology Month 2011 1.9.11-30.9.11 A month-long festival of free activities taking place all over the country. Some events need prior booking. Full programme online. sam launch event held 1.9.11 at Newhailes, Musselburgh with the support of the National Trust for Scotland (www.nts.org.uk) and the bbc (britarch.net/lcl). Also Doors Open Days, held weekends in September (www.doorsopendays.org.uk). Contact Mags McCartney, Archaeology Scotland, M.McCartney@archaeology scotland.org.uk, www.scottish archaeologymonth.org.uk
Archaeology Scotland Events: Scottish Archaeology Month and Doors Open Days, September (above). For other enquiries contact Eila Macqueen, Director, Suite 1a, Stuart House, Eskmills, Station Road, Musselburgh, eh21 7pb, tel 0845 872 3333, email@example.com, web www.archaeologyscotland.org.uk
CBA Cymru/Wales Contact Evan Chapman, Hon Secretary, Department of Archaeology and Numismatics, National Museum Wales, Cathays Park, Cardiff cf10 3np, tel 01938 552035, email firstname.lastname@example.org, web www.britarch.ac.uk/cbacymru
CBA East Alison Tinniswood, Hon Secretary, c/o Hertfordshire County Council, Historic Environment Unit, County Hall, Pegs Lane, Hertford, sg13 8dn, tel 01992 555276, cbaeast@britarch. ac.uk, web www.britarch.ac.uk/cbae
CBA East Midlands Events: Archaeology at the fringe 12.11.11. Held at Market Overton village hall,
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