NEW FOREST HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY GROUP

Programme Secretary

Jeff Tucker

Telephone 01202 897991 Mobile 07746 573071

e-mail  jeffreytuckeruk@yahoo.com

 

 

WINTER/SPRING LECTURE PROGRAMME 2017/2018

 

 14th September 2017

Dr Peter Stanier, Industrial Archaeologist, Writer and Lecturer will give a talk entitled ‘The Archaeology of Dartmoor’.

 

 12th October 2017

Professor Tony King, our Chairman, will give a talk entitled ‘Animal Bones and Archaeology. What we can learn from them and an introduction to handling bones from excavations’

 

 9th November 2017

Stephen Fisher Maritime Archaeologist, will give a talk entitled ‘Spitfires of the Sea.  Coastal Forces of the Second World War and Hampshire’s Contribution to their Success’

 

14th  December 2017

Adrian Green, Director of the Salisbury and South Wilts Museum will give a talk entitled ‘General Pitt-Rivers’. An introduction to this Victorian polymath and the archaeological sites he excavated on Cranborne Chase.

 

11th January 2018

Julian Richards, Archaeologist and Author and presenter of the BBC series ‘Meet the Ancestors’ will explore his long and varied career in Archaeology from his first shoveling lessons to exploring Stonehenge via a spell at the BBC and the joys of chemical toilets’.

 

8th  February 2018

Professor Malcolm Coe from Southampton University will give a talk entitled ‘The Myths and Realities of Stonehenge and the Pyramids’

 

8th March 2018

Henry Cole Historian and Member will give a talk entitled ‘The First Bournemouth Airshow in 1910’.

 

12th April 2018

Annual General Meeting.

This will be followed by a talk by our member, Harvie Wolley entitled "The Staffordshire Hoard - The largest collection of Anglo-Saxon gold and silver ever discovered"

 

 

 

All meetings will be held in the Beech Room at the Lyndhurst Community Centre, High Street, Lyndhurst SO43 7NY on the second Thursday of the month.  Meetings commence at 7.30pm and the cost to members is £2.00 and for non-members £4.00.

 

 

 

 

 

NFHAG is registered Charity (No 1160219)