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This year’s event was our most successful and well attended conference to date!

We had  some fantastic speakers presenting and a great selection of stalls available for perusal at break and lunch times.

We even had some Medieval and Roman dishes available with the buffet as a bit of experimental archaeology!

To find out more about our conference, each of the speakers and their presentations, please take a look at our blog!

Below you can find a list of this years speakers and their topics.

Dr Naomi Sykes (University of Nottingham)

Beastly Questions: Animal Answers to Archaeological Issues

Andrew Allen (Dearne Valley  Archaeology  Group)

What have the Romans

done for me?

Helen Ullathorne (The Institute of Lifelong Learning, The University of Sheffield)

Redmires WW1 Military Landscapes: The Great War Remembered

Nigel Page (NPS Archaeology)

‘...a few old walls mantled in ivy’: recent work at Cardigan Castle by NPS Archaeology

Dr Malcolm Lillie (University of Hull)

Farming: It can be a bit of a headache but it’s probably not worth losing your head over it!

James Wright (MOLA)

The instruments of darkness tell us truths: Recent discoveries of ritual protection marks at Knole, Kent

Dr Brenna Hassett (TrowelBlazers)

The Mystery of the Invisible Women Archaeologists: TrowelBlazers on the case

Dr Kirsty Millican (Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland)

The Lochbrow Landscape Project: a hidden archaeology

Dr Kevin Cootes (The Poulton Research Project)

Putting Rural Lowland Cheshire on the Archaeological Map:The Multi-period Excavation at Poulton

Megan Clement (CITiZAN North)

CITiZAN Archaeology: Recording our coastal heritage.