Activities

We arrange events of archaeological interest for our members, including study days and visits to places of interest. Unless otherwise stated, to book a place please contact Pauline Blagden at . Please also refer to the latest Chairman's monthly newsletter (available via the Newsletter link) for up to date information on forthcoming events.

2018


Flint knapping: a practical study day led by Bob Turner

Date: Saturday 9 June 2018

Time: 1000-1630

Location: Butser Ancient Farm, Chalton Lane, Chalton, Waterlooville PO8 0BG. Directions There is plenty of parking. You will need to bring a packed lunch and refreshments.

Cost: Members £40, non-members £45 (if places are available). This includes entry to Butser Ancient Farm. Payment is due by 1 May. Details of how to pay will be sent when your place is confirmed.

The course outline:
There will be a practical demonstration followed by everyone trying their skills with flint. The lecturer will give you a flavour of life in the Mesolithic / Neolithic showing how people lived and he will try to cover the full range of tools.


Timber-framed buildings of the Weald, their development and dating for beginners.
A Study Day led by Jeremy Clarke.

Date: Saturday 3 November 2018

Time: To be confirmed. This is a full day event.

Location: Fishbourne Roman Palace (Rudkin Room), Roman Way, Fishbourne, Chichester PO19 3QR. Directions There is plenty of parking.

Cost: Members £25 , non-members £30 (if places are available). Payment is due by 10 September. Details of how to pay will be sent when your place is confirmed.

The course outline:
This study day will cover terminology, how to approach dating a building, useful resources and a group practical session using site photographs and plans to try out the knowledge gained.